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Lions, Tigers & Bears

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24402 Martin Way, Alpine, CA 91901-2513
+1 619-659-8078
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A special home

We visited L,T,&B yesterday and were very impressed by this refuge. The facility is home to many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rileymydog
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Southern California
Short ride from San Diego

Awesome sanctuary for rescued animals. Short drive from San Diego (40 min) and easy to find... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jsjones0726
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San Diego, California
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24402 Martin Way, Alpine, CA 91901-2513
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited L,T,&B yesterday and were very impressed by this refuge. The facility is home to many exotic animals that have been rescued from lives that were often abusive. Alyssa, our guide, ltook us through the refuge and shared knowledge about the animals that was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome sanctuary for rescued animals. Short drive from San Diego (40 min) and easy to find. Beautifully kept and clean sanctuary. Helpfull, informative, passionate volunteers and staff. Well cared for animals and I was surprised how emotional I got feeding the tiger. Place was recommended...More

Thank jsjones0726
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked the exclusive behind the scenes where Alyssa took us around to feed each animal. It was an amazing experience. They have everything from lions, tigers, bears, a leopard, mountain lions, bobcats, a serval, to an Indian leopard cat. Bobbie is...More

Thank tagstags2000
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Go visit Lions, Tigers & Bears. You'll get to see rescued exotic animals up close...lions, tigers, white tigers, a mountain lion (albeit shy), different types of bears (grizzly, black & himalayan), a leopard and a variety of other cats of varying sizes. Don't confuse this...More

Thank InquisitiveTessa
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I took my wife here for her birthday and we had a blast! We did the 'Feed a Wild One' experience, and it is truly a once in a life time experience (Though you could go back and do it again!). Lions, Tigers & Bears...More

Thank bombrcar
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing as they rescue wild and sometimes abused animals and have a great place for them to live out their lives free from being used and abused! You get to feed them but not touch them! Wonderful experience !! Lions tigers bears...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The place is a little hot and remote, but well worth the trip. You can feed the tigers or bears, although they should just let you feed all the animals, rather than picking just one. It was great to see the bears roam around and...More

Thank psylaw1
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had a wonderful tour of this wildlife sanctuary yesterday and was able to feed a beautiful tiger named Maverick. These animals are being saved from abuse and are now being cared for in a safe environment on many acres to roam. I recommend this...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I really enjoyed my visit. The tour was informative. I'm glad these animals that are there were rescued and have a good life. All the staff were wonderful. I went about 2 weeks ago in the morning and it was still hot. Bring plenty of...More

Thank Kelly99
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I made my first (and it won't be my last!) visit to LTB yesterday as part of a birthday surprise for a friend. Everyone was very warm and welcoming from the minute we arrived. Our guide honored my friend's birthday and gave her a special...More

Thank cherbrew
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24cruisin
11 August 2016|
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Response from la123brat | Reviewed this property |
I like the Ayres Lodge 1251 Tavern Rd in Alpine which is about 15 minutes away, I'm sure it would be a fairly inexpensive "Uber" ride and worth the ride. Also, Alpine is about 45 minutes from downtown San Diego, CA... More
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gpaul4
16 June 2016|
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Response from ISIGHT2014 | Reviewed this property |
Groupon had a discount for feeding and it is so worth it. I felt sorry for those on our tour who did not get to feed as it's not just one piece but many
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gpaul4
16 June 2016|
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Response from la123brat | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to make a reservation (either call or online through their website) and as of recently the cost was $33 (more if you choose to 'feed' the animals) but I would suggest calling or emailing regarding the fee for... More
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