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Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge

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We went for the pancake breakfast and it was great. Loads of very knowledgable people to chat to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kamloops, Canada
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Fantastic place ran by lovely people. The place radiates positivity and you come away thinking that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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7877 Skimikin Rd, Chase, British Columbia V0E 1M1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the pancake breakfast and it was great. Loads of very knowledgable people to chat to about the donkeys. Lovely little shop with home made things in. Great day out!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place ran by lovely people. The place radiates positivity and you come away thinking that there are some nice people left in the world

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank M0ssim0
Reviewed July 2, 2019

I have been here twice. The people are so informantive. They know all about the animals. And they can tell you storeis of how they got started and how the animals got there. Lots of the animals came from abusive places and they have spent...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank G O
Reviewed July 2, 2019

just one listen ... and you hear the sound of HAPPINESS in the air ... these magnificent creatures tug at your heart strings ... the trip up is so relaxing and once you get there ... you are in the midst of friends ... get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Berny P
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Alot of Donkey's (100 or so)... Positive experience for the most part, the kids got to buy the donkey's some hay and pet them. Bring hand wipes and antibacterial gel.. Would go back again.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Destination278800
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This facility is a hidden gem. The Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge Society is a registered charity which survives on donations and a whole lot of love. Love for these animals, respect for their individual personalities and abilities, and concern for their welfare infuse any conversation...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LJS047
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge is NOT to be missed. They house 103 donkeys, & various mules (George, the most famous ) in a heavenly, well kempt sanctuary where they can live out their days knowing they are loved and cared for. We were fortunate enough...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katherine K
Reviewed August 8, 2018

As an animal-lover, I always try and make time to visit and support any charities or organizations dedicated to helping animals in need whenever I go to new places. So I was pleasantly surprised to discover this refuge that was only about a half hour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed July 30, 2018

They have all sizes of donkey, standard, mini, and mammoth. The people managing are so well informed and willing share their knowledge. The farm hands are also willing to share, even tho they are busy caring for animals that need a bit more TLC. It...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dljenner24
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Plenty of covered picnic tables, a small gift shop and two huge covered barns attached to large paddocks. The barns are open for you to see the donkeys under cover rain or shine. We visited on a very hot day, in the barns where most...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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October 4, 2018|
Response from Anne D | Reviewed this property |
Looks like they're closed for the winter season. Back in the spring! They charged I think $12/person when we went there in August. Well worth the price of admission.