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Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

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27026 N 156th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-9524
+1 480-471-3621
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Great experience for any animal lovers

We were provided an educational tour of multiple animals. The encounters were up close and provided... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Candice L
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Indianapolis, Indiana
The heart of Scottsdale

I have to say I didn't really know what to expect when I came across this "wildlife tour" while... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teresa F
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Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center is a non-profit rescue and rehabilitation facility specializing in wild mammals. Over 70% of the animals that come into our center are returned to the wild. For those that cannot be released, we offer a home for life in our sanctuary. We conduct guided tours of our Nature Center by appointment only. Reservations can be made on our website under the calendar tab.
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  • Poor0%
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“dirt road” (11 reviews)
“peanut butter” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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27026 N 156th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-9524
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+1 480-471-3621
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were provided an educational tour of multiple animals. The encounters were up close and provided lots of useful information! You can tell the tour guide really cared about each animal. All animals appeared well taken care of and it is great that everyone treats...More

1  Thank Candice L
Don C, Manager at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so happy you enjoyed your tour! Thank you for helping to save wildlife!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say I didn't really know what to expect when I came across this "wildlife tour" while planning a vacation to the Scottsdale, AZ area. I thought we might see a couple of small critters and birds as a part of the tour....More

Thank Teresa F
Don C, Manager at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We are really glad that you enjoyed your trip and we hope to see you back again next time you are visiting.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely a place to see and visit while in the Scottsdale area. Depending where you are coming from, this place can be a drive. Out in the middle of farmland. Locally owned and operated by Linda. Tours are given by volunteers. You do need reservations....More

Thank CAnderson40
Don C, Manager at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try something different than the zoo. The road to this place is deceiving as it is a dirt road. You also need an appointment to see the animals. We did not realize it and showed up. The lady volunteer was very helpful and...More

1  Thank Mastachiw
Don C, Manager at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive review! Sometimes we can't accomodate but we try to when we can. I am glad you enjoyed the trip!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Up close experience with stunning animals. Some stories will break your heart. Thank God there are such wonderful people to care for them. Monica was an excellent tour guide. Would love to volunteer if I lived here. Planning our next vacation to include the full...More

Thank Laurie C
Don C, Manager at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so glad you enjoyed the trip! We have a tour guide named Marcia--she's fantastic (then again, all our guides are!!!) Thank you for the positive review!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place is a hidden gem in north Scottsdale and it felt so peaceful and beautiful. My husband and I were the only ones in the tour so it was a much more personable and private experience. The tour was educational as well as entertaining;...More

Thank cpate86
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This offers a unique experience to be able to observe and enjoy beautiful desert wildlife from just a few feet away vs in a zoo setting. My favorite part of the tour was when we hooked up with "Goliath" (I think his name was?), a...More

Thank chokkokat
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Loved the up close experience with these amazing creatures and the knowledge put forth by our tour guide. Wear closed toe shoes, bring water and most importantly-bring your camera!

Thank debrag670
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Apart from being a bit hard to find, this place gets a full 5 stars, They do a sterling job rescuing, treating and rehabilitating all manner of local wildlife. The tours are something you need to book in advance, and although a little pricy, you...More

Thank sjgiants
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This place rescues animals and the stories are very interesting. You get really near all the animals bears, leopard, kyotes. Mountain lions terrific josh our guide was fantastic

Thank shazb25
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siswilk1113
3 September 2017|
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Response from Judtech | Reviewed this property |
25 per person. Well worth it. I'm going out again in October
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Mandi L
31 May 2017|
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Response from Mary Jo C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, as we left right after the tour. I doubt it, though as the tour is specific to just certain animals. Call and ask before you go.
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