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Two Tails Ranch

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What a great pachyderm experience!!!

Took our first day of spring break vacation and visited Two Tails Rescue Ranch. We opted in for the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tampa, Florida
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Check one off the bucket list - Such a great time. The owner is great. She's not politically... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Callahan, Florida
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18655 NE 81st St, Williston, FL 32696-3906
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took our first day of spring break vacation and visited Two Tails Rescue Ranch. We opted in for the elephant ride, which was wonderful we wish it could have lasted longer but it was very exciting. We also fed the elephant which was inexpensive ($5)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Check one off the bucket list - Such a great time. The owner is great. She's not politically correct but she cares about her animals and speaks for them. She was raised in the work and her love for it shows. The animals are great!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great time. Another mark off my wife"s bucket list. Family run business, and what a well run business. So informative and actually surprised me with information that I never new. Nice little gift shop and a food truck with great burgers. I wouid...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank ernierad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The elephants have a wonderful life with Patricia! She is a very knowledgeable and informative. This was a truly great experience. A must do!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank uc7634
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Wow, never thought there was so much to learn about Elephants. We also got to feed the Elephants and there were rides available for an extra fee of $40 each person.We had a large group of 52 people and we all enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank volare791
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Years ago I became aware of Two Tails Ranch (All About Elephants) and I've wanted to visit ever since! Thank Goodness for the Zerbini Family for Nine generations of lifetimes dedicated to the love & care of animals. Each Elephant alone consumes hundreds of pounds...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Orlandaytripper
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous day with the elephants. Luke is a great painter. Shelly was a great ride BUT Patty ... She needed a massage, of course we helped her. Do give it a try when near Gainsville.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sherry412
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

If you are near the area I highly recommend going to visit the rescue site. It’s much much more than anything you may think. You start the tour everyone goes to covered bleachers. The elephants are right in front of you. The owner talks about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank JBurkeSchultz
Reviewed January 16, 2019

For a very reasonable $20 admission elephant lovers can get close up. Add $5 and you can feed an elephant. I wouldn't bother paying the extra $ for the photo op; just take it feeding the elephant. The Owner's presentation on elephants was slanted but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Sparkle D
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

After a horrific visit, bought as a well meaning but ill-judged gift for me as animal lover, please good the top ten worst zoos for elephants and read all about this supposed “sanctuary” and it’s history. This is not a sanctuary. It’s animal abuse. Shockingly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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October 31, 2018|
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Response from ginniedroz | Reviewed this property |
There are several areas for camping/RVing. Gainesville is nearby and Ocala (Ocala National Forest). There is also Paynes Prairie State Park off I-75.
July 19, 2018|
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Response from ScottRosenthal | Reviewed this property |
It was sooooo awesome and went WAY too fast. I can't recall how much longer the Extreme Encounter went, I'd say maybe an hour and a half or so longer than the normal admission. They don't rush you. You can ask as many... More
Donna B
June 18, 2018|
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Response from annesR1323XJ | Reviewed this property |
You can find all the info on their website at: allaboutelephants com