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Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc.

#3 of 19 things to do in Palm Harbor Features Animals
4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
+1 727-943-5897
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Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, Palm Harbor Florida

Don't drive too fast or you will miss the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, 4600 Alternate 19 Palm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Palm Harbor, Florida
Drive to fast, you miss it!

We live not too far from this great little find and never knew it was there! Found it in Groupon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lutz, Florida
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The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization home to over 70 animals including Chimpanzees, Orangutans, Monkeys, Reptiles, Tropical Birds, and more! Whether coming to the Sanctuary after being a personal pet or retiring from the laboratory and film industries, the Sanctuary is here to provide these magnificent animals with a safe haven to spend out the rest of theirlives in peace and with dignity.One person can make a difference in an animal, child, or senior's life!
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  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
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4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
+1 727-943-5897
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't drive too fast or you will miss the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, 4600 Alternate 19 Palm Harbor, Florida The Sanctuary is an all volunteer, non-profit, charitable organization and funded primarily on donations. Suncoast cares for over 140 animals - all types of Primates, Macaws, Alligators,...More

Thank scalise12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live not too far from this great little find and never knew it was there! Found it in Groupon while looking for things to do with the kids over the summer. For $8, you got admission for four plus a photo with an alligator!...More

Thank 6mightyminions
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest, this was one of the worst experiences of any sanctuary, animal preservation or zoo I've ever been too. To start off, we walked in and there was a volunteer pacing back in forth yelling about "getting his stuff" and it was a...More

Thank Caitlyn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its heart wrenching to see these monkeys confined in such small cages.they all look so sad.Would you want to live like this? The animals need to go to a sanctuart where thet can be more free.This is horrible

Thank rm250wmh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, each of these animals have a unique reason that they needed to find a forever home at the Sanctuary, but you can tell that they are loved by the caregivers that are there for them. Everyone is a volunteer!

Thank Kimberly E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small primate exhibit but fun never the less. We had a great time. The heat gets to you but fun still the same.

Thank grismons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I volunteered here for two or three years some time ago They have a large variety of monkeys. Its a lot of fun to visit. They have done a lot of improvements over the years to make it even better!

Thank pag44987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$10 per adult and toddlers are free. $3 for a bag of peanuts to feed the minkeys - you can spend about an hour here. Kids had a great time - walking around and feeding the monkeys - taking pics. It was better then I...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit with children.sanctuary for apes and monkeys. Also has alligators and other animals

Thank Mel R
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Nice rescue facility. All voluntarily run and donations from various places. Was told that Walmart and Public's donates over 100,00.00 in chicken produce etc. Facility is dated but animals look well cared for. Volunteers are friendly and very nice.

Thank hppysvn
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Can I feed and have interaction with the small monkeys? Like hold them?
10 November 2015|
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Response from Doug K | Reviewed this property |
You can feed monkeys via PVC pipes running from the viewing area to each cage. Food is available for a small fee. You drop some bits of food into the PVC and gravity sends it to the cage, where the monkeys take it in hand.
Barry S
Hi! Is this sanctuary appropriate for a two-year old child? Thanks!
17 July 2015|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our grandson and there were also other younsters there as well. Lots to see and enjoy. Interactions with several types of animals with park volunteers to help and answer questions!
Rachel M
Can you touch or hold any of the primates?
24 January 2015|
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Response from Erika T | Reviewed this property |
Not the primates but some days you may be able to hold a small alligator or a parrot!