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“A must to go see”
Review of Nerja Donkey Sanctuary - CLOSED

Nerja Donkey Sanctuary
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Activities for young children
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A must to go see”
Reviewed November 23, 2011

This is the sort of place that gives you faith in human kind. The people that take in the animals and care for them work tirelessly and care for them day in day out relying upon donations. It's lovely to go along especially for the children to meet some donkeys, horses, a few pigs and a couple of other animals and also feed them. It's a little sad to see the state of some of them but that's the great thing about the sanctuary. You know the animals are now being cared for. Whilst there you can wander around and sponsor an animal for a really small amount of money, which will really help. Our kids love going along if only to see the cats that roam through and the huge pot bellied pig.

Visited July 2011
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2 Thank Michelle S
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Tunbridge Wells
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“This is a lovely charitable organisationcaring for abandoned donkeys.”
Reviewed November 21, 2011

If you have kids or just like horses and donkeys this is a must. It is simple and caring. There did not seem to be a charge for entry but give a donation as they struggle for funding

Visited October 2011
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3 Thank LimonerosKent
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Esher, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit if you like animals”
Reviewed November 20, 2011

The Donkey Sanctuary is located towards the eastern edge of Nerja. It is well run and certainly worth a hour of your time. Donate 2 Euros and get a bucket of food to give to the donkeys.It is run by volunteers and is well worthy of your support.

Visited November 2011
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3 Thank onestepbehind
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Bury, Lancs
Level 3 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A fantastic humbling experience”
Reviewed November 11, 2011

Loved the hands on experience and hearing about the stories of the donkeys who have been rescued and helped by the wonderful, giving people who run this donkey sanctuary. It definitely should be on your list of things to see when you got to Nerja and they need all the help they can get with the running of the sanctuary. Those wonderful people have my full respect for the amazing job they do.

Visited November 2011
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3 Thank Eondi
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Melling, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Feed the animals”
Reviewed October 21, 2011

Gives a feel good factor when you turn up with bags of carrots, lettuce and apples. Great feeding the donkeys, best keep an eye out for the free roaming pigs they will but a muddy snout on your leg to persuade you to feed them as well.
Ask that they cut up any goodies you may have brought as the ready made buckets have the basics.

Visited October 2011
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2 Thank connorefc
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