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McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary

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12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-2017
+1 561-790-2116
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Still wonderful!

Now that my next granddaughter is 5, I eagerly returned with her. It was a warm but rainy day--but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ES S
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Palm Beach
Shocked at wildlife confinement

Don’t go I saw so many species who should have been free and wild kept confined. I suggest anyone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
animalherokidsrock
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! : Eight lush acres of endangered wildlife surrounded by a botanical garden situated in the palmetto and pine forest of West Palm Beach! Over 200 animals from White Tigers to African Lions, Black Leopards, Ligers, Lynx and Amur Leopards seen from just four feet away you can't get any closer than this by law! Hands on experiences with parrots, kinkajous, alligators, snakes, and well who knows what else. You will have to come by and experience it for your self! We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit wildlife rescue facility that take in injured native wildlife, orphaned babies, and unwanted exotic pets! Your experience here goes hand in hand with helping us with the tremendous expense in this cause.Price is $35.00 Dollars for adults and $25.00 Dollars for children.
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12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-2017
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Reviewed yesterday

Now that my next granddaughter is 5, I eagerly returned with her. It was a warm but rainy day--but no concerns. The staff was ready for us rain or shine--as accommodating as ever and the animals actually seemed even more animated! Animals galore, birds, ligers...More

Thank ES S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don’t go I saw so many species who should have been free and wild kept confined. I suggest anyone who wants to go to a real sanctuary not go here.

Thank animalherokidsrock
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is most most amazing place with awesome animals and people who care and love for the animals!!!! My son wanted to spend his birthday here and donate his birthday money!!! I go as often as i can, because being here is such an honor!!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The guide we had was great. She explained all about each animal which wererescued,and they seemed to have a connection whith the animals. Younger children would notget the full benfit of this place which was very expensive!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

On our most recent trip to the Palm Beach area we visited McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary for the first time. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Our tour guide was Kara and the knowledge and love she showed for the animals was amazing....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever we are in the Ft. Lauderdale/West Palm Area we do a tour at McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary...We were there on 6/12/18 (our last tour was 4 years ago). We had Kara as a guide and she was amazing...the stories she told us about all the...More

Thank Charleen_12
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I have never seen an animal facility as clean as this one. Clearly everyone involved here from the owners to the staff have the highest standards. As far as our tour went, again, amazing. Kara was our tour guide and...More

Thank tacmedic8422
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide Ashley was simply amazing! We could tell she loves her job and she was very knowledgeable too! Sometimes tour guides can ramble on with a rehearsed memorized speech. Not Ashley! She knew her stuff but presented it in a way that made...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! They really do everything they can to get the animals to interact. They even let you hold many of them! Our tour guide Sam was amazing and we had a wonderful time here. Definitely bring the family here! We’re going to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time and very impressive animals. Glad to support a team that gives back with passion. Recommend a morning visit to avoid heat in the summer

Thank Chris E
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Debbie F
April 14, 2018|
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Response from David N | Reviewed this property |
I believe a wheelchair would be fine, the pace is pretty relaxed, terrain is pretty flat and I know people would help as needed!
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patti87477
April 7, 2018|
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Response from Mitch M | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember if there is a discount, but we really enjoyed our visit.
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riggssherry
April 7, 2018|
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Response from sammykazam19 | Reviewed this property |
It’s $35 and they say not to bring children under 5!
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