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Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge

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Address: 10525 Clapp Simms Duda Rd, Orlando, FL 32832-6600
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+1 407-568-5138

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25 yo English couple

Really good place to visit from Orlando it only takes 30 minutes to get to in car. You will only be there for 30 mins but well worth it as they are doing a good cause. Not many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 September 2016
Ashley B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Really good place to visit from Orlando it only takes 30 minutes to get to in car. You will only be there for 30 mins but well worth it as they are doing a good cause. Not many wild or exotic animals but thats not what this place is about. Be careful in the long grass as there are snakes.... More 

Thank Ashley B
Orlando, Florida
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191 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We enjoyed a nice visit to Back to Nature where we got to meet all of their resident rescued animals. This is such a wonderful organization, and BTN's team's love for what they do is evidenced by the clean facilities, great enrichment opportunities for the animals, and staff who are ready to answer all of your questions about the animals... More 

Thank orlandogal22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

My husband and I drove out to Lake Nona to do the Nature Walk on a Sunday afternoon. There wasn't much activity so we got to take our time and observe all of the animals, most of which were out and about despite the afternoon heat. We particularly enjoyed the lemurs but there was also a raccoon, arctic fox, tortoise,... More 

Thank Julia A
Eustis, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Its a small viewing area that you can walk around and see a few wildlife. it is a 5.00 donation to get in. they had a few owls,lemurs,bobcats..they do a great job on helping injured wildlife. its on a dead end street when you turn on clapp simms duda rd follow it to the end and you are there. parking... More 

Thank DRAGON05702
Windermere, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I had taken some injured animals here and they do really care. This place is great and the people here really are amazing. Also, donating items for them that they can use for their rehabilitation area. I will recommend this place to anyone looking to have a great experience. Anyone who loves animals, will really enjoy this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place with people who really believe in the welfare of animals. Even though it was 2pm with a real feel of 107° most of the animals were active and full of personality. We watched the artic fox hide bits of food around its enclosure, saw the great horned owl love being sprayed with a hose for her afternoon shower... More 

Thank Jodi U
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Make sure to fill out a volunteer application when you go. They are looking for good availability at least once a week. Looks great on a resume. They offer internships as well.

Thank Kristen A
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We went out to see the small Florida animals. The rehab animals are not open to viewing. But they do have some local critters on view and some out of country animals as well. The pens are basic old Florida and not the plastics and steel pens that you see at other places. They are cared for by people that... More 

Thank Tom R
Toronto, ON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

If you love animals and like to see that they are being cared for by humanity this is a place to visit. We stopped by on a weekday afternoon - called the number on the door and was handled within minutes - this is a working refuge more than anything. Speaking with the staff you can tell they care for... More 

Thank twokidsonecat
Cocoa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

What a wonderful place for animals to be rehabilitated and released, or if need be, have a forever home. The staff is wonderful, friendly and we could tell they just love what they do. While there aren't a lot of animals there, that is a good thing, it means the animals have been able to be released back into the... More 

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