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Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge

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7877 Skimikin Rd, Chase, British Columbia V0E 1M1, Canada
+1 250-679-2778
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Absolutely fabulous

This is a place where you must visit. This refuge is amazing. Over 100 abandoned or rescued donkeys... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Anthony P
,
Sicamous, Canada
Life Changing Experience

My partner and I spent the entire afternoon here and the experience was life-changing. The founders... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
K D
,
Toronto, Canada
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“gift shop” (2 reviews)
“their lives” (2 reviews)
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7877 Skimikin Rd, Chase, British Columbia V0E 1M1, Canada
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+1 250-679-2778
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a place where you must visit. This refuge is amazing. Over 100 abandoned or rescued donkeys all being done by a remarkable couple who have dedicated their lives to ensure all these misunderstood animals are going to live out there lives to there...More

Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

My partner and I spent the entire afternoon here and the experience was life-changing. The founders and owners, Rob and Shirley, are two people the world needs more of. I've never seen anything loved and cared for more than these beautiful long-ears. It's evident that...More

Thank K D
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We arrived just at closing time (we didn't realize they had just changed to fall hours) and the owners were kind enough to let us come in anyway. They are the sweetest people, doing the most genuine work. We learned so much about their work,...More

Thank Courtney T
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a place that is worth seeing, you can interact with the Donkeys, they are so people friendly. There are momentos and various products to buy in their gift shop as well. You can get something warm to drink while you walk around and...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Have a few times over the past couple of summers, while visit the Shuswap area. Extremely well kept farm, professional set up and well cared for animals. All with different stories. Thank goodness for a place like this to rescue them!

1  Thank TTown56th
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place in the valley with over a hundred donkeys in residence. The barn and enclosures are beautifully kept up. Donkeys are friendly and seem to enjoy being petted.

1  Thank Tim M
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

We live in Sorrento so we are able to visit often . The atmosphere there is wonderful and you know how much Shirley and Rob care for the donkeys . We discovered a great gift for our grandchildren is a sponsorship of a donkey or...More

4  Thank janron9
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

It was fun and heart warming to see the rescued donkeys. It was their fundraiser so there was much to do.

Thank Dawn F
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

A wonderful look at people who have dedicated their lives to helping animals. They are very knowledgeable and kind. Beautiful location and wonderful donkeys who love getting attention from guests. A great place to visit and support.

1  Thank subtlehue
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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We had one of those days with a few hours to kill while staying in Sorrento. With 2 children and the other reviews we figured this would be a nice excursion. Fortunately we phoned ahead for operating hours (11-3) and made it there by 2pm....More

2  Thank GriswaldsYXE
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