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Bear Sanctuary

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Mladenka Ž wrote a review Oct 2020
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It's a place that is supposed to be a safe haven for animals,and it is, for bears and horses. Two kittens that somebody left there have horrible eye problems, and are in bad shape overall. It surprised me that volunteer who worked there warned me not to pet the cats, not because she was worried about them, but because they don't want the cats going anywhere near their facilities. Nobody is even trying to help the cats, just convincing visitors to take them home. Heartbreaking.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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martic wrote a review Jun 2020
Zagreb, Croatia25 contributions1 helpful vote
It’s a small lovely sanctuary with the cutest bears which are in great care. DEFINITELY A MUST TO VISIT.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Sandro G wrote a review Jun 2020
Zagreb, Croatia345 contributions132 helpful votes
The place is really nice, the air is so clear you can feel it. The bear rescue center is really cool, they help the bears, volunteers are not only from Croatia (we had a guide from Belgium).. Bears seem really happy and fulfilled (they are bears saved from nature and could not live alone in nature). The best but not the least - the place is free of charge, you can leave a donation if you want but it’s not obligatory..
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Aleksandra B wrote a review Feb 2020
Nairobi, Kenya58 contributions10 helpful votes
My family loves this place. Every summer when we go to Croatia, we do our best to visit this place. Our children love it and we do as well. It is not a big place and I don't think that the Sanctuary is well supported financially but the volunteers and other employees are truly amazing. They do it from love and that's what matters. It is definitely worth to go off the highway and visit this place. It's a great place to have some rest on the way to the coast or on the way back. And it's worth to mention that there is a nice family restaurant near by that serves fantastic and authentic food from the region of Like. Their soup is simply amazing but many other dishes too.I think it's called Butina.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Tour Guide Yoram Neri wrote a review Oct 2019
13 contributions14 helpful votes
In order to reach the site that is located within a small village, it is necessary to travel on winding and narrow roads due to work on the main access road that is close to the passage of vehicles. The site looks well maintained with a young atmosphere of volunteers from around the world wanting to help raise awareness for bears. The bears on the site are not returned to nature. It is not mandatory for those who travel on a short schedule.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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