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Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc.

#3 of 20 things to do in Palm Harbor Features Animals
4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
+1 727-943-5897
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Animals cared for great

Very clean,learning experience ,all were vert informative. The animals have a good life,hopefully... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rhonda c
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Tampa, Florida
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Great cause, needs your help

We went here for the first time after driving by many times. Very glad we stopped. This is the last... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
roadtoanywhere
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Florida
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The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization home to over 70 animals including Chimpanzees, Orangutans, Monkeys, Reptiles, Tropical Birds, and more! Whether coming to the Sanctuary after being a personal pet or retiring from the laboratory and film industries, the Sanctuary is here to provide these magnificent animals with a safe haven to spend out the rest of theirlives in peace and with dignity.One person can make a difference in an animal, child, or senior's life!
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4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
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+1 727-943-5897
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean,learning experience ,all were vert informative. The animals have a good life,hopefully more people will donate!

Thank Rhonda c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for the first time after driving by many times. Very glad we stopped. This is the last home for many of these beautiful animals. An example is Pongo a loving orangutan who was about to be euthanized because her zoo was closing,...More

1  Thank roadtoanywhere
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Watching the primates and other animals grow through the years has been amazing. Anytime I have a chance, I take new friends and their family. I find the sanctuary very peaceful, clean and a great education opportunity.

Thank beth12ann
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Don't drive too fast or you will miss the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, 4600 Alternate 19 Palm Harbor, Florida The Sanctuary is an all volunteer, non-profit, charitable organization and funded primarily on donations. Suncoast cares for over 140 animals - all types of Primates, Macaws, Alligators,...More

1  Thank scalise12
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We live not too far from this great little find and never knew it was there! Found it in Groupon while looking for things to do with the kids over the summer. For $8, you got admission for four plus a photo with an alligator!...More

Thank 6mightyminions
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

To be honest, this was one of the worst experiences of any sanctuary, animal preservation or zoo I've ever been too. To start off, we walked in and there was a volunteer pacing back in forth yelling about "getting his stuff" and it was a...More

4  Thank Caitlyn W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Its heart wrenching to see these monkeys confined in such small cages.they all look so sad.Would you want to live like this? The animals need to go to a sanctuart where thet can be more free.This is horrible

2  Thank rm250wmh
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Wow, each of these animals have a unique reason that they needed to find a forever home at the Sanctuary, but you can tell that they are loved by the caregivers that are there for them. Everyone is a volunteer!

Thank Kimberly E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a small primate exhibit but fun never the less. We had a great time. The heat gets to you but fun still the same.

Thank grismons
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I volunteered here for two or three years some time ago They have a large variety of monkeys. Its a lot of fun to visit. They have done a lot of improvements over the years to make it even better!

Thank pag44987
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Sebastianmora
9 November 2015|
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Response from Doug K | Reviewed this property |
You can feed monkeys via PVC pipes running from the viewing area to each cage. Food is available for a small fee. You drop some bits of food into the PVC and gravity sends it to the cage, where the monkeys take it in hand.
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Barry S
16 July 2015|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our grandson and there were also other younsters there as well. Lots to see and enjoy. Interactions with several types of animals with park volunteers to help and answer questions!
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Rachel M
24 January 2015|
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Response from Erika T | Reviewed this property |
Not the primates but some days you may be able to hold a small alligator or a parrot!
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