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St. Augustine Wild Reserve

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I normally don’t like going to zoos b/c I don’t like seeing wild animals in captivity. But at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ed L
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Great trip

Unlike most places where you go and see animals in cages and feel sorry for them, this place seems... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew C
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The St. Augustine Wild Reserve offers tours on an appointment-only basis. Tours are held in the afternoon, on Mon, Wed, and Sat at 2pm. Email to make reservations. Children under 5 are free. Guests will be given a guided tour of the compound by an...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
St. Augustine, FL 32092
+1 904-940-0664
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I normally don’t like going to zoos b/c I don’t like seeing wild animals in captivity. But at the preserve the knowledgeable staff let you know that most or all of the animals there are rescue animals. You can tell the staff truly care for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unlike most places where you go and see animals in cages and feel sorry for them, this place seems to be the opposite. The volunteers seem to genuinely care for the animals in their care. Beautiful animals and well worth the heat.

1  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 1 week ago

From their contentment, confidence and superb condition, you'd never know what these rescues endured before luckily coming here. Come closer than you every could in the wild or a zoo to rare, highly endangered cats, such as a golden tabby tiger, white tiger, "black" (melanistic)...More

2  Thank MaureenAllen191
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the time! One of our areas hidden attractions. Love taking my 5 1/2 son there! Fun and educational for people of all ages.

1  Thank GlowJoe I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, a couple of things any potential visitor should be aware of... 1. They do not allow photography. Their place, their reasons. 2. You will walk - not a long distance, but it's Florida and it's essentially blistering hot 9 months out of the year....More

1  Thank Dannzzigg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very disappointed at the fact that the staff refused to allow pictures. I could understand if they didn’t want flash photography but no pictures at all is ridiculous! The point of doing family trips is to create memories that you can share together...More

4  Thank noname1390
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t miss this! We returned for our second tour and loved it. You see amazing animals and the lovely people who care for them. It is very entertaining plus you are helping a good cause!

2  Thank kedeboer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very upclose experience with apex predators. Although Cozy Bear the Brown Bear looked like he couldn’t hurt a flea. The big cats were very active. Wolf pups were adorable.

1  Thank jlampjr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been multiple times. We take everyone who comes to visit us in Florida to the Reserve and they are always amazed with the experience. Each animal has it's own distinctive personality and you get to meet them up close!

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on hot day, a wonderful venue, and the staff so caring and involved. Its great to see such compassion from the volunteers for these animals. For those that might think this is your average Zoo, WRONG!. Don't miss if in area, a well kept...More

1  Thank soccer1ghpc
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July 6, 2018|
Response from jlampjr | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a golf cart
May 5, 2018|
Response from kathyl249 | Reviewed this property |
The Reserve will be open for a tour on Saturday 12/29/18.