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Three Ring Ranch

#52 of 201 Tours in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
+1 808-331-8778
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Exotic Animal Haven

I've visited Three Ring Ranch many times and always learn something new. My personal favorite is... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Irvine, California
via mobile
Great experience

All the glowing reviews are accurate. The sanctuary is a heavenly place for every one of these... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Palos Verdes Estates, California
via mobile
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The Three Ring Ranch is a private, USDA licensed, non-profit, exotic animal sanctuary located right above the village in Kona. The Only accredited sanctuary facility in Hawaii. Home to zebra, bison, nene, hawks, monkeys, owls, flamingos and reptiles, as well as many other rare, endangered and exotic animals. We host 2 hour educational excursions by appointment only. Book online from our web site. Please do not come to security gate without an appointment. We have no way to allow visitors to walk around the grounds unless in one of our tour/educational programs for safety and liability reasons. Children need to be over age 6 to attend. Leave your dog at home. Bring your camera!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
+1 808-331-8778

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I've visited Three Ring Ranch many times and always learn something new. My personal favorite is Cody, a buffalo that has grown up on the Ranch. It's fun to watch him play with his unlikely best friend, a donkey! Give Ann a call and arrange...More

Thank ladykona
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

All the glowing reviews are accurate. The sanctuary is a heavenly place for every one of these animals that have experienced unfortunate circumstances with uninformed/uncaring prior owners. Ann has devoted her life to the rehabilitation of all under her care and fostering the rebuilding of...More

Thank SilverFoxx66
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing tour and a great hands on animal experience. The guide and co-owner of the sanctuary is an amazing lady who taught us so much about animal communication and behavior. The hands on part included having a bison slurp an apple off my...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Being guided by Anne is an unforgettable and extraordinary experience that I highly recommend to anyone even remotely interested in animals, or people, or life in general.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Family visit, with no plan for today....Called and they were arranging a tour that morning! We followed the GPS, and arrived just in time. What a joy. The setting, the guide, the animals, the view....all up close and personal. Just watch out for the stampeding...More

Thank 305lawrencew
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was a most memorable and amazing experience. Ann is indeed the closest thing to Dr Doolittle. She operates an exotic animals rescue ranch that also provides educational opportunities for interns and future vets from all over the world. We took the VIP tour as...More

Thank Idil C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

When I read about Three Ring Ranch, I was most excited to see the blonde zebra. Little did I know, I would be even more amazed than what I imagined. First off, you have to email Ann to schedule a tour. Thankfully, I saw this...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 2 April 2017

While planning my trip to the Big Island with my brother and son, I did a search for zoos and found this. It looked so unique that I suggested we go there. We weren't sure what to expect but we were not disappointed! It is...More

Thank NA718
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

3 Ring Ranch is a 5 acre tropical animal rescue paradise. The wide variety of animals are truly fortunate to be there. Buffalo,donkey, horses, zebras, ostriches, tortoises, alpaca, monkeys,birds, chinchillas and more! Many rescues came in emotionally and physically damaged but have been nursed back...More

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had an amazing time at Three Ring Ranch! The facility is very clean and the animals are well cared for. Ann is a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable and has so much passion for what she does, she has definitely found her calling and we...More

Thank lisawaddle
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How is the terrain for a 62 and 69 year old?
10 May 2015|
Response from AnnGoody | Property representative |
Aloha, Mostly on level ground but on grass or gravel. The area that is uneven is only slightly thus not wheelchair or walker friendly. Many who have done it post stroke or injury did it with a friend carrying a folding chair... More
Lois S
What is the address and price of admission?
7 February 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You need to call or e-mail them first you can't just show up as they have their schedule with the animals. Once you contact them they will give you directions to the facility. A $50 per person donation is recommended... More