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Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc.

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This is a good place to take the kids to see primates up close

The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, located on Alt 19 in Palm Harbor, is a good place to take the kids... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ranger231
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Palm Harbor, Florida
Applause for the good work these people do

All volunteer. Any money collected goes to the care and feeding of animals that were once loved but... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
266dorisb
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Tarpon Springs, United States
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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...more
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4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683-1437
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All reviews non profit run by volunteers their lives monkey food love animals well taken care per adult rescued animals hold a baby alligator beautiful animals volunteer staff nice place to visit couple of hours a great place to bring walk around monkeys donation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was welcomed by a sweet lady. Paid her and also purchased monkey food. The monkeys have it better here than they ever had it. I suggest you talk to some of the volunteers and hear the sad stories these beautiful creatures endured before coming...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the animals here come from horrible situations........ but now they have a safe place to relax and heal. This is not a entertainment type place. It's a place to learn about compassion and caring for creatures besides ourselves. A great place to teach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shinkletwo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, located on Alt 19 in Palm Harbor, is a good place to take the kids. There are (I'm guessing) 30+ primates who have been given a safe clean place to live out the rest of their lives. There are exhibits of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ranger231
Reviewed September 12, 2018

All volunteer. Any money collected goes to the care and feeding of animals that were once loved but abandoned. It'll take about 2 hours to tour the entire of the Sanctuary. Better to go in the cooler months as the air won't be as replete...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 266dorisb
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We actually bought our tickets on Groupon and visited on a Saturday. My granddaughter very much enjoyed all the animals. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Overall a nice place to visit but it doesn't take very long to see everything.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank reneeefox
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This is a wonderful concept. They house various primates that were formerly used for expermental purposes, or were unwanted pets, etc. They also have baby alligators, turtles, birds.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Our family went to SPS this week and were really impressed with the staff and their positive attitudes. However, we noticed that all the primates were held in cages of various sizes and all with concrete floors. Apparently, it's a Pinellas County law that prohibits...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KennethH541
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I'm so glad we noticed this place while we were driving back to our rental. I then found a deal for it on Groupon too. This is a sanctuary for rescues. It is not a zoo or fancy attraction. It is a place with very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IMTHECAPN
Reviewed July 14, 2018

I would recommend anyone who can to visit and figure a way too help improve the conditions or release these animals to a better facility. Extremely sad.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank wilamina9
Reviewed July 11, 2018

My family and I decided to come and visit the Primate Sanctuary last week. I felt sorry for the animals in their small cages - many of them isolated and alone. I would have liked to hear their stories or learn about their histories.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sebastianmora
November 9, 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
July 16, 2015|
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Response from Jjhbjheinsman | 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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RachelM1133
January 24, 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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