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Address: 12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-2017
Phone Number: +1 561-790-2116
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Seven lush acres of endangered wildlife surrounded by a botanical garden...

Seven lush acres of endangered wildlife surrounded by a botanical garden situated in the palmetto and pine forest of West Palm Beach! Over 200 animals from White Tigers to African Lions, Black Leopards, Ligers, Lynx and Panthers seen from just four feet away you can't get any closer than this by law! Hands on experiences with parrots, kinkajous, alligators, snakes, and well who knows what else. You will have to come by and experience it for your self! We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit wildlife rescue facility that take in injured native wildlife, orphaned babies, and unwanted exotic pets! Your experience here goes hand in hand with helping us with the tremendous expense in this cause.Price is $35.00 Dollars for adults and $25.00 Dollars for children. Reservations required.

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Up Close and Personal with the Big Cats!

I cannot think of another place that allows visitors to be so up close and personal with tigers and leopards of all sizes and descriptions! The minute I entered McCarthery's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot think of another place that allows visitors to be so up close and personal with tigers and leopards of all sizes and descriptions! The minute I entered McCarthery's Wildlife Sanctuary I knew that I would be a fan for life! Mark truly cares for his animals and it shows! His cats are friendly and approachable, he is so... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the sanctuary. It was super clean, no yucky smells and barely any bugs - most of the time we were in the shade. It was awesome to see the relationship Kara, our tour guide, had with each of the animals. The experience is well worth the price.

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My Husband and I visited in September. The entire place was spotless. Our Guide , Bridge was fantastic showing so much knowledge and affection for her charges. All of the animals, lucky enough to live here look happy and we'll cared for. Great job my mcarthy family.

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Thank Nancy D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kara is a GREAT tour guide! :) get up close and personal with the animals! Super fun. You even get to hold some smaller animals.

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Wellington, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great haven for exotic species that should have never been pets in the first place. Many are endangered species. McCarthy's provides a home while offering tours to educate people not to get certain animals as pets. This is a fun and interesting way to spend a few hours. Occasionally they have cubs which people can interact with for an extra... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hidden gem with persons who really care about the animals thaendt have been discarded by others, zoos that over populate, future of endangered animals. Bridgette gave a good two hour tour

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Thank rebecca s
Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was awesome, not to be missed! The Sanctuary is extraordinarily clean, well cared for and intimate. The guide was knowledgeable and clearly passionate about his animals, birds, snakes et al. Picture taking was encouraged. We even got to hold some of the animals. The gift shop at the end was also great. I bought 2 high quality owl... More 

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Guayaquil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small lovely place, great to observe animals. The walk is not long so it is ok to go with small children.

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Thank Yadira C
Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The sanctuary is a wonderful place where the workers take good care of animals around the world into their own enclosure. The tour was great, became very educated about different types of animals.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family - 2 parents, 2 children in college and one boyfriend recently graduated from college visited McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary last week. Although the property is small - told it was 5 acres, they have done a fabulous job of fitting a lot into a small space and really loving the animals to keep them healthy and happy. I have... More 

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