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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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Wonderful experience

What a great place! Beautiful and well-cared for animals, and you get so close! Our guide Kara was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kiraA
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NY
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Excellent experience for any animal lover.

Interesting, Informative , captivating. The guide was excellent . She was able to answer any... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
judithempress
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Ocala, Florida
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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 yesterday via mobile

What a great place! Beautiful and well-cared for animals, and you get so close! Our guide Kara was great, and she obviously loves and has great respect for all the animals. We saw a liger, a white tiger and a white lion cub. The lions...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting, Informative , captivating. The guide was excellent . She was able to answer any questions. She also seem to truly care for and love all the animals.

Thank judithempress
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the Sanctuary today and itwas absolutly stunning! Kara was our groupleader and she did it perfect! The passion she has for every single animal is so adorable and it makes the whole tour a lot more exciting! The animals are so cute &...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The sanctuary provides a wonderful opportunity to see rare animals. The facility showcases beautiful creatures that otherwise might not have survived. Worth the trip! Kara was an excellent guide.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Way better than a zoo. It’s a beautiful place and you can tell the people love the animals. Smaller groups makes it easy to get up close and personal. It makes you feel good donating to a good cause. I loved holding the animals and...More

Thank Deborah L
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After seeing this on TA we decided to make reservations while staying at Singer Island. We are so glad we did. It was the highlight of our vacation. We were able to see the beautiful "cats" up close, and Kara gave so much information on...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing place for any animal lover. And if you are a car lover you are in for a real treat. The pictures don’t do it justice. Our guide Jessica had such a connection with he animals. And the animals themselves were really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent experience with Kara. Extremely professional, enthusiastic and well educated. The passion for what they do here is evident in every facet. One of, if not the best experiences I have had at a sanctuary. I highly recommend taking the time to...More

Thank gcteall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love visiting wildlife sanctuaries and McCarthy's is one of the best we have ever toured. Kara took the time to introduce all the animals to us and was sooo patient with the dozens of questions my group posed to her. This is the ONE...More

Thank John V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best way to be able to view a whole array of local Florida wildlife, tropical birds, big cats and reptiles without crowds. A small private guided tour, by reservation only gives an intimate viewing of these stunning creatures from barn owls to white tigers....More

Thank Dee M
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Debbie F
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Response from David N | Reviewed this property |
I believe a wheelchair would be fine, the pace is pretty relaxed, terrain is pretty flat and I know people would help as needed!
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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 Gerald G | Reviewed this property |
Do not remember cost but important you call ahead for reservation they have limited space
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