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Big Cat Rescue

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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
+1 813-920-4130
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A Must Visit for Animal Lovers!

Big Cat Rescue is the real deal when it comes to animal feline animal sanctuaries. It is a true... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris K
,
New Lenox, Illinois
via mobile
Outstanding afternoon in Tampa

If you care at all about cats, big or small, Big Cat Rescue is a don't miss. The work they do with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dspassero
,
Elkton, Maryland
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Do you see yourself looking over the vast Serengeti plains, searching the horizon for a glimpse of a pride of Lions, or a Leopard lounging in the trees? Do you imagine yourself in India, riding an elephant through the high grass with your eyes peeled for the elusive Tiger? Have you ever thought how great it would be to hike through the rainforest, listening to the tropical birds, ever on the lookout for a Leopard or an Ocelot high in the canopy? Have you ever been to the zoo and wanted to be closer to the exotic cats; so close you could almost touch them? You don't have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to make these dreams come true. The world's largest accredited big cat rescue facility is right here in Tampa, Florida at Big Cat Rescue.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“their lives” (68 reviews)
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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
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+1 813-920-4130
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big Cat Rescue is the real deal when it comes to animal feline animal sanctuaries. It is a true non-profit organization that's sole purpose is to bring awareness to the fact that these beautiful cats are meant to be in the wild and not in...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you care at all about cats, big or small, Big Cat Rescue is a don't miss. The work they do with big cats is truly inspiring. While only scheduled tours are available, they are non-rushed and very informative. All sorts of cats are on...More

Thank dspassero
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our original Walking Tour, we returned in March for my 60th b'day and our 40th a'nvery. We took the Keeper Tour, Feeding Tour and two Private Tours. I was in heaven!!! We had not intended to go again this year .,.but when we saw...More

Thank Debbi C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love these majestic beauties! I did the Big Cat Walkabout on November 4, 2017. It's so sad that these cats aren't out in the wild and able to roam free, but you can see the care and love these animals get at Big Cat...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem hidden in the Citrus Park area of Tampa. If you love animals, conservation or exotics, you will have a blast. They do amazing work for these cats that have been saved from terrible situations. They have a wonderful social media presence...More

Thank Taylor H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the kids tour. Very educational and informative for all ages. Facility layout is incredible to help these big cats live a very comfortable life in captivity.

Thank 50shine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The unpretentious location a little hidden away off the main road opens up a wonderful park with over 60 big cats that were rescued from abusive owners and conditions. The way they’re treated with love and dignity is inspiring. Every animal has a story to...More

Thank Americanoid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just did the annual Wildcat Walkabout. What an awesome experience! We were able to walk the tour path at our own pace. It seemed crowded before the tour started, but once people started on the trail, it spread out and we were able to...More

Thank Sandi W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking through this very peaceful preserve, viewing the cats and listening to their rescue stories was a great way to spend an afternoon in Tampa. Our tour guide was a long time volunteer and very passionate about cat rescue. The tour lasted about 90 minutes...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to go to Big Cat Rescue for years and finally got there this past Saturday for their 25 Year Anniversary Walkabout. I can't say enough good things about Big Cat Rescue and the people that work and volunteer there. It's very obvious...More

Thank Laura T
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Karen M
15 June 2017|
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Response from Jordan G | Reviewed this property |
It's not my sanctuary, but they do have a live video feed so you can see what the cats are currently up to. Just google "big cat rescue live feed"
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Chris M
29 April 2017|
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Response from BigCatRescue | Property representative |
We do have private tours for those who want to determine their path and pace.
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Chris M
29 April 2017|
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Response from BigCatRescue | Property representative |
It depends on the tour you take. If you are on the Kids Tour or the Day Tour, you are walking along with up to 21 people and you have 67 acres to cover in 60-90 min. (Kids Tours 60 min) The group has plenty of time to take... More
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