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McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary

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12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-2017
+1 561-790-2116
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The BEST Experience!

This was SUCH an amazing experience! We got to see so many animals closer than any zoo. The way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GeriCaryn
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Great time!

This was an up close and personal tour of wildlife. Our guide Jess was able to get some of the big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David W
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RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! : Eight lush acres of endangered wildlife surrounded by a botanical garden situated in the palmetto and pine forest of West Palm Beach! Over 200 animals from White Tigers to African Lions, Black Leopards, Ligers, Lynx and Amur Leopards seen from just four feet away you can't get any closer than this by law! Hands on experiences with parrots, kinkajous, alligators, snakes, and well who knows what else. You will have to come by and experience it for your self! We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit wildlife rescue facility that take in injured native wildlife, orphaned babies, and unwanted exotic pets! Your experience here goes hand in hand with helping us with the tremendous expense in this cause.Price is $35.00 Dollars for adults and $25.00 Dollars for children.
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12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was SUCH an amazing experience! We got to see so many animals closer than any zoo. The way that the tour guides interacted with the animals really showed how much they truly care for each one. Before I arrived I was concerned that it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an up close and personal tour of wildlife. Our guide Jess was able to get some of the big cats to run around and play and also brought out some of the smaller animals for us to hold. Jess was very entertaining and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were happily greeted by our guide, Jessica, and after applying sunblock and grabbing a water we were ready to go. She led us through the entire property showing us all the beautiful creatures who reside there. We were up close and personal with almost...More

Thank Nicole L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this beautiful place yesterday and loved it! Kara was an excellent tour guide, she was very informative of the all the animals at the rescue. My son was very excited that he had a chance to hold some of the small amimals...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide Jessica was very knowledgeable, friendly and answered every question we had. Definitely worth going too and it's interactive too so fun for the kids. They can hold different animals and you can take your own pics. It doesn't seem like a money...More

Thank Monica2941
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome!! My wife, daughter(14), mom in law (83) vistited yesterday and had a fantastic time. It was quite a different experience than other animal parks I’ve been too. Hearing the individual history and stories of each of your animals as well as interesting facts of...More

Thank travelsmile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time there with my family, I was very impressed with how healthy and active all the animals are! It was obvious the staff spends alot of time caring for the animals, all the big cats(and they had alot!) Where friendly and...More

Thank Rachel H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for our second time in February. AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!!!! The staff is beyond knowledgeable. The animals are rescued, not drugged, not just for display. You see them how they really are. We learned a lot. I recommend it to every age.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week my husband and I visited the Sanctuary, and we had never been to one. We had been to many Zoo's because we love animals. What we liked about this Sanctuary is that the tour guide tells you the story of each animal and...More

Thank astridpr3
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sanctuary was well worth the $35 we spent (per adult) even for those of us with no children. It was a two hour walking tour. The guide was friendly with all the animals and he knew the stories of all the animals. He interacted...More

Thank momofthreeMaryland
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Debbie F
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Response from Nicole L | Reviewed this property |
We got there for the first tour and all the pathways were freshly graded and flat. The only issues may be the Snake Room and the Gift Shop. Both had ramp access but were small so space is tight. As for the rest of the place... More
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patti87477
8 April 2018|
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Response from Mitch M | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember if there is a discount, but we really enjoyed our visit.
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riggssherry
7 April 2018|
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Response from sammykazam19 | Reviewed this property |
It’s $35 and they say not to bring children under 5!
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