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Global Wildlife Center

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Address: 26389 Highway 40, Folsom, LA 70437-7777
Phone Number: +1 985-624-9453
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Every family should do this

We are LA residents who live near here. My mom came to visit, so we decided to do this and take a private tour (2 adults, a senior, and a teenager). It was very cool. Being able... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Falconer, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand it's hard for the driver to see behind but the wagons need to prevent animals going underneath. Deer was run over and not a single explanation was given. Over all this place is nice but the experience of seeing a deer run over by a wagon was not at all what I had planned.

Thank Blane J
Brookhaven, Mississippi
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is interesting to see once, I probably wouldn't go back for seconds, Not a hugh assortment but a good mix of animals.

Thank Kelvin L
Falconer, New York
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are LA residents who live near here. My mom came to visit, so we decided to do this and take a private tour (2 adults, a senior, and a teenager). It was very cool. Being able to pet a giraffe, have a camel reach their head into your lap, feed a Chinese bull with a 5 ft wide horn... More 

Thank Triland2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you love animals, this is the place to be. We took the private tour, which I highly recommend. You get much more one on one time with the animals.The guide was extremely knowledgeable, and you could tell she cared about them.She was even telling us about the female camel's attitude.There were so many different kinds of deer, elk, buffalo,... More 

Thank redcrawfish59
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Visitors board a safari train. There are a couple of stops along the route, which travels hundreds of acres during an approximate 1 1/2 hour tour. Visitors can purchase feed for the animals, $2.00 for a 32 oz. cup or $30.00 for a bucket of about 30 cups. The animals will run alongside the train, in the hopes of being... More 

Thank David T
Statesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This was so Awesomely Amazing!!!! I was just as excited as my kids. I love animals and the fact that you get to see these exotic animals up close and personal is phenomenal. Going to the zoo you usually see the plains animals at a distance; here they are all up on the wagon begging for food. I don't know... More 

1 Thank Denise G
Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We've taken family members on both the general and private tours. Everyone from my 88 year old mother to my 3 year old grandson had a wonderful experience. Beautiful setting, knowledgeable guides and so many different animals that come close enough to touch. On the expensive side if you include a family bucket of food, but the money is spent... More 

2 Thank Nolafan2164
Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

A truly wonderful place to get up close and personal with the many animals that have a beautiful home at the Wildlife center. We went for my Granddaughters 10th birthday and had a great tour with Abby our tour guide. It is a must see attraction.

Thank Luna-re228
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Took my young children and they had a wonderful time. There are sooooo many animals. You're able to pet them all and feed them. We were disappointed that the giraffes didn't come near us. I would suggest bringing plenty of water, it was very hot. I would suggest to splurge and get the family feeding bucket. The first time we... More 

Thank Cherry S
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Wish it could have been longer for the $140 spent per hour. Other than that, Becka was a wonderful tour guide.

Thank JWalker1927

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