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McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Great experience. Our tour guide Kara was amazing with the animals and helped make the experience... read more

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Tieke23
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Great place to see and support!! Tour guides were great! Groups are kept small which is cool and... read more

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-2017
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience. Our tour guide Kara was amazing with the animals and helped make the experience even better despite the pouring rain!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tieke23
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to see and support!! Tour guides were great! Groups are kept small which is cool and allowed lots of interaction. Very unique place!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Synthiajax
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mccarthys is such a fun experience (even in a downpour)! The staff provided us with umbrellas for our tour. It’s very hands on, my kids had such a great time. You get to hold a few animals and the tour guide Libby was very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shaylin M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I come to Florida every year and try to do a fun activity each time. This was by far the best experience we’ve had! Our tour guide Kara was amazing! She was so knowledgeable, personable and made the 2 hour tour fly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LindseyD576
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our tour and the guide was very informative. The animals appeared well cared for and their enclosures were spacious. Worth the cost of admission. It was pouring rain for the duration of the 2 hour tour and that didn’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Travel687967
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok. So we booked this trip in advance and it POURED that day. But we decided to go ahead and grab the rain gear and go ahead and make the best of it! We are so so glad we did. As a family we have...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Powersmom31
Reviewed 2 days ago

the sanctuary takes in animals of all different types but most interesting to us were the "big cats" (lions, tigers, leopards, etc.). The tour group is small; the tour leader was very well informed and helpful and the animals did not disappoint. The Sanctuary is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lizvacation
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is amazing. The animals here were either donated or rescued from people that couldn't or wouldn't care for them. Included are tigers, white lions and a Liger, a mix of a lion and tiger. There are many Macaw's who have outlived their owners,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank porchc5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place was really nice, had a couple of animal encounters. Better than going to the zoo, you get to see the cats up close. Loved the customer service and the care they have for the animals. I especially loved our tour guide Libby. She...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cats4Ever0288
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to learn about animals that are endangered, this is the place! Every animal there has a story behind it’s reason for being at the sanctuary. The tour guides make the trip there worthwhile. Getting to interact with the animals and hold them...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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gostros55
6 February 2019|
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Response from Smb1600 | Reviewed this property |
They may allow its worth the try, great place for young kids
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8 October 2018|
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Not sure . You cannot play with them here however it is the closest you’ll ever get
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Debbie F
15 April 2018|
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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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