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Central Florida Animal Reserve

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These cats are extremely loved, cared for and respected.

I went to CFAR yesterday with my family. So awesome to have this amazing sanctuary so close to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Florida
Non profit animal rescue organisation

This is NOT a tourist attraction as such, it is a hard working, non profit animal rescue centre run... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
United Kingdom
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500 Broussard Rd., Saint Cloud, FL 34773
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to CFAR yesterday with my family. So awesome to have this amazing sanctuary so close to where I live. Besides the obvious... getting to see these majestic cats so close up, the tour was fantastic for many other reasons. It's obvious to see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

This is NOT a tourist attraction as such, it is a hard working, non profit animal rescue centre run primarily by volunteers. If, as was suggested in a previous review, you are expecting theme park style attraction, this is probably not somewhere you should visit....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

Ok, where to begin, I enjoyed the long ride out to there, a lot less traffic to contend with, but, when we finally arrived, I became enchanted with those beautiful creatures. Sure, there were no real facilities for rest rooms, etc. but once you start...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frank J
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Seeing the Lions and Tigers up close was fantastic. The Lions and Tigers are usually at quite a distance like at Zoos or at a Circus. This was a real treat to have a dedicated host telling us about each of them, sometimes petting them....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Where to start, CFAR is a little hard to find as they are new to this area. We were greeted by a most professional and excited volunteer. You could tell she had a real love of animals. A tent was set up with chairs, water,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cheri2216
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Just an FYI - this is a long drive from most places. When you arrive, no bathrooms, no indoor building at all. Greeters under a tent, port a john in the grass. No running water. They don't really state this on the website. We arrived...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CRGNY94
Management response:Responded June 25, 2018

Thank you for your comments. We’re sorry the experience was not what you expected. Our guests usually enjoy the calm ambience and intimate time with our animal residents but it sounds like the weather made the encounter less enjoyable. Thank you again for your support...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018

This was a really interesting and fun tour. We were able to see some of the biggest Lions and Tigers in the world. It was leisurely and yet exciting to se these huge animals up close and personal. The staff is exceptional and knowledgable.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank ChrisS12970
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Sheila L
January 16, 2019|
Response from deafshelterdog | Property representative |
Good morning, Sheila - We do have several options for tours depending on group size, age of guests, and the expectations of your group. The length of time varies depending on the tour a Guided Walking Tour that is 60... More
December 1, 2018|
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Response from Frank J | Reviewed this property |
To tell you the truth, my wife and I went on a Saturday morning, after reserving a specific Saturday, since they are open only on weekends for visitors, We paid for our little tour 25.00 each. I feel that it was money well... More