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Giraffe Ranch

#1 of 14 things to do in Dade City Features Animals
38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL 33523-6833
+1 813-482-3400
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Zoo and more

Not exactly for young kids, lots of educational information, did the safari and enjoy every of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kiki Z
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Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
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Awesome experience!

I visited there with my son. We are both big animal lovers! We did the Segway safari(I highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave D
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Go on a high-quality, guided safari on a working exotic game ranch in Tampa Bay, Florida.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“camel ride” (38 reviews)
“lemur feeding” (25 reviews)
“the owner” (29 reviews)
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38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL 33523-6833
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not exactly for young kids, lots of educational information, did the safari and enjoy every of those 90 minutes of it! Breeding exotic farm that you get to come very close to the animals very well kept and raised. You learn a lot from the...More

Thank Kiki Z
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the kind words! We hope to welcome you back to the ranch or to our sister attraction Safari Wilderness in Lakeland!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited there with my son. We are both big animal lovers! We did the Segway safari(I highly recommend it). The owners are a lovely, very knowledgeable couple that really care about you having a intimate experience. It was the highlight of our vacation by...More

Thank Dave D
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your segway safari and hope to welcome you back soon. You may also be interested in our sister attraction Safari Wilderness in Lakeland where you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a neat experience!! Gorgeous ranch & so much fun! Rode camels, fed giraffes & a Rino, learned a ton and had a great time! The owners are so nice & knowledgeable. I would recommend it to anyone who loves animals & would like to...More

Thank HollyTulsa
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words and five-star review. We hope to welcome you back to the ranch soon -- or to our sister attraction Safari Wilderness in Lakeland.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous,fantastic, educational and just plain fun. I don't know who loved it more me and my granddaughter. She is 11 and found the tour so interesting. I am not admitting my age. We fed the giraffes which is amazing. We were kissed by a camel....More

Thank travqueen12
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. We aim to please all ages, from the young to the young at heart, and are delighted to hear that both you and your granddaughter enjoyed your day with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon or...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

So enjoyed our time at Giraffe Ranch! The information was very interesting, the animals were great to watch and feeding the giraffe was incredible!

Thank travlinghondas
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We hope to welcome you back to the ranch soon. Perhaps you'd also be interested in our sister attraction Safari Wilderness in Lakeland!

Reviewed 18 June 2017

What a magnificent place! Giraffes, zebras, a beautiful rhino (which I fed BY HAND), ostriches, monkeys, otters, pigs, and on and on. These folks LOVE what they do and the entire place is so clean and well-kept. Every animal there is special to them. The...More

Thank Donna R
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks for the glowing review, and you're so right -- we love what we do! We're glad you made the short trip from The Villages and hope to have you back soon -- either at the ranch or at our sister attraction Safari Wilderness in...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

I have nothing but amazing things to say about the experience my girlfriend and I had on our outing to the Giraffe Ranch in Dade City. From the get-go the staff were extremely friendly as well as knowledgeable. They were happy to answer any questions...More

Thank theninthbq
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

We love to read reviews such as yours -- it's exactly why we do what we do! We're delighted that you had such an enjoyable camel trek on our ranch. We hope to welcome you back soon -- or to our sister attraction Safari Wilderness!...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

What an amazing, up close and hands on interactive zoo. The owners love what they do and it shows in the way they talk and care for their animals. There are so many more animals than just giraffes. We learned so much. Our daughters got...More

Thank Ben S
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We are delighted to hear that you were satisfied by the value and that your daughters especially enjoyed feeding our lemurs and otters. We hope to welcome you back to Giraffe Ranch or our sister attraction Safari Wilderness next...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of 9 people. The safari vehicle holds about 30 people. The tour through the working farm included a thorough explanation of all the animals on site. Their habits and histories as well as their native habitats. Lex and his wife...More

Thank Francesca003007
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The value of some things cannot be measured in mere money spent....Giraffe Ranch is one of them. To celebrate my 76th birthday I took 10 family members (ranging in age from 10 to 79) 'on safari' to Giraffe Ranch and every one of us enjoyed...More

Thank roseeeg
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Alan B
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You can add them the day of your tour.
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jig1952
18 January 2017|
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Response from Joiceynufc | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact the owners as we visited as a party of adults.
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lizakq
18 August 2016|
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Response from Central_Florida_MJH8 | Reviewed this property |
We were able to get in with about one weeks notice. Earlier would be better though.
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