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Global Wildlife Center

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26389 Highway 40, Folsom, LA 70437-7777
+1 985-624-9453
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Best tween birthday ever!!

I brought my 13 year daughter and 12 of her closest friends for a birthday party here. I rented 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shaydel4kids
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Houma, Louisiana
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Exciting

Get up close and personal with the animals. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Animals are plenty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chevon C
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“private tour” (43 reviews)
“wagon train” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION
26389 Highway 40, Folsom, LA 70437-7777
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+1 985-624-9453
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"feed the animals"
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"private tour"
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"wagon train"
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"gift shop"
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"stick their heads"
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"safari ride"
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"free roaming"
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"school groups"
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"all ages"
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"kids and adults"
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"whole family"
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"feed bucket"
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"an amazing experience"
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"baton rouge"
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"baby giraffe"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my 13 year daughter and 12 of her closest friends for a birthday party here. I rented 3 private jeeps that could hold 8 people each. That is a must since you get more one on one attention with the animals. Our guide...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get up close and personal with the animals. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Animals are plenty attentive and the price is more than affordable. Do yourself a favor and be sure to get the family sized bucket of feed. Trust me, it's worth it. Great...More

Thank Chevon C
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Booked the private tour as a Mother’s Day gift for my mom and grandmom. It is so worth the extra cost! Allison was our guide and she was outstanding. The private tour gets far more up close and personal with the animals, especially the giraffes....More

1  Thank john33br
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We've been wanting to go to the Global Wildlife Center since we moved to New Orleans about 5 years ago and finally made it a priority! We were told the animals are most active and hungry in the mornings so took the 9am wagon and...More

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

We visited in October and booked the private safari, which is two hours long. They drive you right out to where the animals are and you can feed them and pet them. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was the best experience I've...More

1  Thank Christine H
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely so much fun. Tom , our guide, and Megan, our driver were just awesome. They were informative, helpful, and above friendly. Definitely will go back and do the private tour.

Thank Gaye H
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

We previously didn't even know this Wildlife Center existed. Leaving New Orleans and heading home, we saw a sign, pulled over and checked it out and decided to stop for a tour. I'm so glad we did. Tickets are not sold ahead of time, so...More

Thank 155patriciab
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I visited this place today and it was a neat. We took the public tour and bought the “sack” of food for fun! Sacks of food are $60 but it can be used as a tax donation!!! Feeding the animals was fun...More

Thank Stephany H
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a long day at Global, but we had booked back to back private tours. We had our own guide drive us through the 900 acres, where we fed and interacted with the animals. Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun. Feed was an...More

Thank denarn1
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Be ready for an adventure like you've never had. Every tour guide is knowledgeable, informative and fun. We favor Nicole, she's extra amazing. Call ahead and book the private tour. Your interaction with the animals is amazing. And even though no two visits are ever...More

Thank Frank Z
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Colleen L
May 7, 2018|
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Response from Gaye H | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t get to take the private tour the day we attended, so I really can’t answer the question, I can tell you that there are handicap accessible ramps and accommodations on the grounds
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Victoria E
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is worth it for several reasons. First, you get to go off-trail to see more of the animals up close which the group tour does not do. Second, you run the risk of being with a group tour that could have a... More
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lindatrahan
October 16, 2016|
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Response from Cherry S | Reviewed this property |
It's all on the website. watch out for rain... they cancel tours at the last minute due to rain.
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