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Citico Wildlife Wilderness

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Vonore, TN 37885
+1 423-253-2353
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Surprising Exotic Animals in Rural TN

What a fun afternoon we had with Cleve...owner and guide. He is quite knowledgeable re all the... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
dcsgbs
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Vonore, TN
Great adventure just getting there!

You must call ahead to make your reservation for the tour and get directions to the place. It is... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Teri J
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Tellico Plains
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In a mountain cove surrounded by the wilderness of Cherokee National Forest are ranging 30 species of native and non- native animals including 5 species of deer, three of African antelope, three of exotic cattle, Yaks, Bison, Capybara, African Porcupines, wallaroo, Aoudad, & wild sheep, Rheas,Emus & Zebra. Small groups of guests are toured in a safari vehicle. Reservations only.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vonore, TN 37885
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

What a fun afternoon we had with Cleve...owner and guide. He is quite knowledgeable re all the species on his property and willing to take the time to stop and let you ask more questions, take photographs, etc. He used a converted truck for our...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

You must call ahead to make your reservation for the tour and get directions to the place. It is very remote in the beautiful wilderness of Citico Creek. The owner meets you at a locked forest service gate in the safari tour truck and your...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2016

We loved our adventure in the mountains looking at all of the wonderful animals! Our guide, Cleve, was so friendly and was a great source of information on the wonderful animals we were able to see! A great time was had by all!

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Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is unbelievable! Had such a wonderful experience there today learning about the different animals. This is a great place for all ages!

Thank Angela R
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Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience @ Citico Wildlife today. Four adults [my wife, our daughter and son-in-law], plus our 3 grandchildren [6, 4, & 14 months]. Cleve gave us a wonderful tour and pointed out at least 20 different species of animals most of which are not native...More

Thank Bill A
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

We just loved our visit to Citico. We would recommend it for any age. There were so many unique and interesting animals there. Cleve could not have been a better tour guide! There were seven other people on our tour and everyone seemed to be...More

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

What a wonderful experience! I live in Tennessee and will be taking everyone who visits me to this great adventure. The scenery is breathtaking, the animals are unique and plentiful, and Cleve is a fantastic guide. This is one attraction not to be missed.

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

We had a fantastic time at Citico Wildlife. The animals were great to see and Cleve is an entertaining and very knowledgeable guide. Would highly recommend a visit to everyone.

Thank Adam S
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

What a TREAT! This is not your typical tourist attraction. It was a BLAST! FUN from start to finish. It feels like you are on your own private and personal safari. I will be sure to tell all my friends in Arizona about Citico Wildlife...More

Thank jimrtess
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Reviewed October 1, 2016

My family had no idea what to expect when we ventured to Citico WIldlife from Tellico Village outside Knoxville. My parents live there and are always on the hunt for fun activities in the summer when their grandkids come to visit. I was blown away...More

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About 100, but since there's nothing around for miles and miles, feels like 10,000+ or more acres!
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