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Antigua's Donkey Sanctuary

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donkey sanctuary and small animal (dogs and cats) shelter operated by Antigua & Barbuda Humane Society, a non-profit corporation registered under The Companies Act.
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Bethesda, Antigua
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They do great work here, and brushing donkeys, visiting dogs and cats who are well cared for makes your heart feel good.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Margi Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so happy that we got to go and visit the donkeys! The sanctuary really is an amazing place and the people work so hard to look after these beautiful creatures. There is no entry fee but they rely on donations to keep going...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank katylancaster
K C, Executive Director at Antigua's Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad you were able to visit. Hope you enjoyed the rest of our beautiful island too. Thanks for your support!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit for animal lovers , also families with the kids. You can pet and feed friendly donkeys for a good cause. They also have cats and dogs. The entry to the sanctuary is free , they’ll ask for a donation. The people...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anna C
K C, Executive Director at Antigua's Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting. Glad you had a good time. Our animals, especially the donkeys, enjoy the visits too!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Your tour guide might as well just spell it out. Can we pull in so you can give a donation! Not that I mind giving a donation, but it would have been nicer to not have seen so much skin and bone. Drop in if...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ifif
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find, we drove from Jolly Harbour via English Harbour, go through the village of Bethesda and the Donkey Sanctuary is signposted as you leave the village, from the main road the track to the Sanctuary does deteriorate but is very derivable, about 1,500m,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank geepee
K C, Executive Director at Antigua's Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting and for your kind words of support. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and as you observed, the donkeys enjoyed themselves. They love being brushed but also just like the attention.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a island tour and absolutely had to go see the donkeys.The property seems clean and the donkeys have a good appearance.Hope they will have a long and happy life there.We "adopted" Daisy.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gdi2011
K C, Executive Director at Antigua's Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for 'adopting' Daisy. We truly appreciate the support we receive from our visitors inasmuch as we have the care and feeding of these lovely creatures for life. Hope you enjoyed your visit and your tour of our island.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inspirational people looking after 160 abandoned donkeys in Anigua. Apparently there are 400 more wondering around. We loved the donkeys and were impressed with the card given to them. No problem with spending $25 to sponsor a donkey. But difficult to find beyond Bethesda up...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank philip m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit out of the way, but well worth the visit. The whole place is well run and well maintained and all the donkeys are very well looked after. Got to spend lots of time with the donkeys, grooming them. Also spent time with the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Great place, what they do for these animals are amazing! Take some pictures and brush the donkeys visit the other animals i. The shelter!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

My wife insisted we go there as she loves animals. I didn’t know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised. The donkeys are very well taken care of and spend the rest of their lives living peacefully. The also rescue cats and dogs and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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K C, Executive Director at Antigua's Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thanks for visiting and for your positive comments. Our staff members work very hard and it is good to know that it is appreciated by our visitors.

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Sharon299
November 14, 2018|
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Response from K C | Property representative |
No, sorry, we can't allow hand feeding - donkeys don't distinguish between fingers and carrots! Some folks bring carrots or apples but we cut them up for the donkeys and feed them later when they get their grass or hay. We... More
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Tom B
November 14, 2018|
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Response from K C | Property representative |
Hi, the choice would be between a taxi or contacting Pia Baptiste at tropad@candw.ag. They offer various tours some of which bring folks to the donkey sanctuary.
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louw423
November 11, 2018|
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Response from K C | Property representative |
The easiest way is to take a taxi or you can contact Pia Baptiste at tropad@candw.ag. They offer various tours some of which include the donkey sanctuary.
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