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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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Lions, Tigers and Liger Oh My!

What an experience! I got to see all the big cats: tigers, a white tiger, black leopard, leopard... read more

Reviewed yesterday
West Palm Beach, Florida
via mobile
Great place to visit animals!

The animal sanctuary tour was great! Kara provided us a lot of information about the animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gloria M
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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
+1 561-790-2116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an experience! I got to see all the big cats: tigers, a white tiger, black leopard, leopard, liger. Then there were all the birds, turtles, and snakes. I got to hold a lot of animals. It was great! Kara not only was very informative...More

Thank Grizlette
Reviewed 2 days ago

The animal sanctuary tour was great! Kara provided us a lot of information about the animals and where they came from. We were able to hold some of the animals and take a lot of pictures. I will definitely visit again in the future.

1  Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited today and was most impressed! Our tour guide Kara was amazing! My husband who isn't as much of an animal fan as we are enjoyed the whole tour. It was super educational while being fun. We went as a family of four. Our...More

Thank shellyandmon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great animal sanctuary...better than going to the zoo! Our guide Manny was very knowledgeable and had an obviously close relationship with several of the animals. Very clean and well maintained facility, with many exotic rescued animals. Hearing the back stories and information about the animals,...More

Thank cnc7670
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were entertained and amazed by the amount of information our guide, Kara, had ready to share. we were able to handle animals of almost every variety. The liger was incredible. I would recommend this attraction to anyone who wants to spend some time in...More

Thank TerryD112443
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wildlife sanctuary was SO neat! So glad we did this...we drove an hour-n-half for this tour & it was worth it! Kara our tour guide was so gentle and caring towards the animals. She was very knowledgeable and informative. Loved hearing the stories behind...More

Thank jjmiller0904
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time here and Kara our guide was very knowledgeable about all the animals. You weren’t rushed and the hands on some of the animals was my wife’s favorite part. We highly recommend this place for all ages.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

McCarthy's is so great! Our tour guide, Sam was incredible. It was so great to see how passionate and caring Sam is with the animals and witnessing their amazing relationships!

Thank cearanapoli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely breathtaking day ! Our tour guide Tori had such a genuine love for these animals and wonderful personality ♡ Wonderful day I will always treasure

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed coming out and learning about the different wildlife they were taking care of. It definitely is a place to bring the family. You can bring your own water and they do have facilities on the property. Look forward to next years visit!

Thank Martine P
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Karen B
20 October 2017|
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Response from visitor156 | Reviewed this property |
I would say probably not.
Daniel P
2 April 2017|
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Response from Donna Z | Reviewed this property |
They are not open to the public. It is by appointment only for the tours which are from 11am-1pm and last about 2 hours.
27 March 2017|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
Their requirement is that kids are at least 5 years old