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Review of Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary
Ranked #1 of 56 things to do in Jupiter
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Largo, Florida
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Wonderful place to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

Six friends and I recently visited this wonder place. Five of my friends were from either New Jersey or Canada. Two of us are from Florida and were very familiar with the wildlife here, however the others were not. The had no idea what some of these wonderful creatures were and were amazed that they had never seen them or their beauty before. This is an amazing rehabilitation center. Everything is kept very clean and they give you an up close and personal view of all the animals; even the georgeous Florida panther. My friends were enchanted by what they saw here and were kept informed of what they were looking at by the employees. I saw many little children here who just loved to look at the animals and didn't want to leave. If you get a chance take your family and friends here, you will not regret it.

Visited January 2013
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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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“Yoga at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful place to visit. It is a wildlife rehabilitation center as well as a community nature center. There are nature trails along which you will see a variety of animals native to Florida. There is another wonderful experience to be had there. Every Friday at 10 am there is a yoga class that is held outdoors in the Sanctuary instructed by Stacy O'Neill.
It is a most serene setting where you truly do feel apart of nature. For more information on the class go to the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary website.

Visited January 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Well worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

This would be an amazing place to go even if it wasn't free! There is a place to leave donations near the front of the trail if you feel inclined. They have a large collection of Florida native animals that are very well taken care of. Volunteers are usually walking around that can give you more information if you have questions. It is fairly small, so I personally wouldn't spend more than an hour there. Overall, worth a visit if your in the area!

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Jupiter, Florida
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“Neat little animal sanctuary”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

This organization rehabilitates injured wild life. Unfortunately sometimes the animals cannot be released back into the wild for various reasons so Busch has developed a home for them and a place for us to visit. Its a great family experience and a great cause! Please make a donation if you visit. It helps the animals!

Visited November 2012
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Jupiter Island, Florida
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“A Hidden Gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

David Hitzig and his staff do an awesome job of rescuing wildlife in Florida, rehabilitating them and sometimes even releasing them. There is an education area with a theater for being hands on with some of the animals..............and a picnic area to spend the afternoon at. The bears have a new enclosure and soon the panthers will have too! Amy and Brenda are so awesome with the animals and the educational part!

They are worth the visit and also to support with your donations of which they really need!

Visited November 2012
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