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Giraffe Ranch

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38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL 33523-6833
+1 813-482-3400
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Amazing place!

You get your moneys worth when coming here. The people there are great! They make sure you have... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
Morgan S
via mobile
Vehicle safari and lemur feeding

Super cool experience! I've been on a number of similar caravan/giraffe feeding experiences in... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2015
Tinkrvl59
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Go on a high-quality, guided safari on a working exotic game ranch in Tampa Bay, Florida.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“camel ride” (40 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (14 reviews)
“the owner” (30 reviews)
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38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL 33523-6833
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+1 813-482-3400
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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

You get your moneys worth when coming here. The people there are great! They make sure you have the best experience and you can tell they truly care about all the animals!

2  Thank Morgan S
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Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Super cool experience! I've been on a number of similar caravan/giraffe feeding experiences in other states and enjoyed them all, but this was the best. It is pricey, but worth it to have an intimate, small group experience with extremely knowledgable, passionate, friendly guides. I...More

2  Thank Tinkrvl59
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

Phenomenal experience! Very personable, knowledgeable, fun, kind owners and personnel. I haven't been able to find this type of interaction anywhere else! The care and attentiveness put towards the animals is exceptional. Highly recommend and would love to go again.

3  Thank Valerie P
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Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Their website did the place no justice. When I did the safari tour there SO many animals is was crazy. Its so intimate and you spend a lot of time feeding the giraffes. I really recommend feeding the lemurs they're really sweet.

2  Thank jewlzem
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

This little known ranch in the Tampa area provided my family the very best "up close and personal" safari experience! It was enjoyable to hear about the history of the area as well as visit with all of the animals. Feeding the lemurs was the...More

3  Thank Eileen H
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

I visited the ranch with a women's club. Every person there had a wonderful experience, much more "hands-on" than a zoo. The owner, former head of Lowry Zoo in Tampa, provided so much fascinating information about all the animals, from primates to giraffes to camels...More

3  Thank Judy W
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Reviewed 29 April 2015

This is the best of the Giraffe Ranch. The Marmoset house is a separate admission, but worth it. You have a private guide and handler. The Madagascar monkeys socialize and love human visitors. They do not have any claws and do not scratch or bite....More

4  Thank Nokesville28
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Animals were amazing and it wasn't commercialized like theme parks. Great for 10 year olds and above. Check it out online, lots of options. We will definitely send friends there when they come to visit.

1  Thank Jeanne S
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

What a great place and amazing experience to have right in Florida! My husband and I visited the Giraffe Ranch and had the best time. I love giraffes, which is what brought us there to start with. They have so much more. The couple that...More

4  Thank 896tammyh
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

My daughter really loves Giraffes so this trip was an easy choice and we all enjoyed every minute although feeding both the Giraffes and the Rhinos were the highlights. We really enjoyed seeing and learning more about the many animals on the ranch in a...More

2  Thank AndyCH_9
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Peg H
18 February 2018|
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Response from Kim V | Reviewed this property |
There is enough room to park an RV. Ask the owners. They are very nice.
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666lcfirestone
6 February 2018|
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Response from RandiFayeC | Reviewed this property |
all efforts are made for everyone to feed a giraffe - being wild animals it is possible they may not cooperate but I see little reason to doubt
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Alan B
20 July 2017|
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Response from travlinghondas | Reviewed this property |
You can add them the day of your tour.
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