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Address: 1125 Ptarmigan Rd, Chase, British Columbia V0E 1M1, Canada
Phone Number: 2506792778
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Lovely place in the valley with over a hundred donkeys in residence. The barn and enclosures are beautifully kept up. Donkeys are friendly and seem to enjoy being petted.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tim M
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place in the valley with over a hundred donkeys in residence. The barn and enclosures are beautifully kept up. Donkeys are friendly and seem to enjoy being petted.

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Thank Tim M
Sorrento BC Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We live in Sorrento so we are able to visit often . The atmosphere there is wonderful and you know how much Shirley and Rob care for the donkeys . We discovered a great gift for our grandchildren is a sponsorship of a donkey or two., This comes in a package including a large picture of their own donkey. Our... More 

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1 Thank janron9
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

It was fun and heart warming to see the rescued donkeys. It was their fundraiser so there was much to do.

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Thank Dawn F
Surrey, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

A wonderful look at people who have dedicated their lives to helping animals. They are very knowledgeable and kind. Beautiful location and wonderful donkeys who love getting attention from guests. A great place to visit and support.

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Thank subtlehue
Saskatoon, Canada
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

We had one of those days with a few hours to kill while staying in Sorrento. With 2 children and the other reviews we figured this would be a nice excursion. Fortunately we phoned ahead for operating hours (11-3) and made it there by 2pm. We paid at the shop and were given some history of the refuge and info... More 

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Thank GriswaldsYXE
Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Fun experience for families! The donkey refuge is a wonderful excuse to visit the beautiful turtle valley near Chase. Educational and fun for everyone.

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Thank Mattlepp
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Their new location is fabulous. It is easy to find from the Squilax turnoff, the donkeys are all in one barn now, and the grounds are level and flat, making it easily accessible to most visitors. They have a wonderful gift shop, washrooms and a nice picnic area. You can wander around and pet all the donkeys. There is always... More 

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Thank Barb L
Vancouver, Canada
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Please go here especially if you have kids. Great learning experience. The donkeys are so loveable. There are many opportunities to do note over and above the entrance fee if you are inclined. There is no pressure.

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1 Thank Kim S
Vancouver, BC
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Though off the highway on a gravel road for at least 20 km's this is TOTALLY worth visiting! The donkeys are ridiculously cute (seriously! Look at those little fuzzy faces!!) and many come right over to the fence to be petted. Please take the time to drive out to Turtle Valley and visit this place. It's magical and informative and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Finally, we were able to visit the donkey rescue and I was so happy to get there. There’s a new barn with photos and stories of some of the donkeys. Visitors can go into the barn, where there’s a staff member who can answer questions and chat about the donkeys. You can also pat some of them (the ones who... More 

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