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Lions, Tigers & Bears

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Address: 24402 Martin Way, Alpine, CA 91901-2513
Phone Number: +1 619-659-8078
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Excellent tour guide and animal keepers! We went to celebrate a birthday in the family and I was very impressed at how much education about the animals they provided, as well as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
msdebra007
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Loma Linda, California
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Loma Linda, California
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour guide and animal keepers! We went to celebrate a birthday in the family and I was very impressed at how much education about the animals they provided, as well as about the horrors that exotic animals in the US undergo. It is truly tragic, and I'm glad they are committing themselves to doing something about it! They are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As i was looking for things to do in Alpine as i'm a Imperial valley resident, i found this place online and for veteran's day weekend, i had to check it out. The staff was so nice and friendly. Thank you girls for giving my girlfriend a lift throughout the area. The animals are well fed and and the staff... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I actually helped build the tiger enclosure here back in 08 I think it was. I've been out of country since then. I can't believe how big the Lions got! I remember when they were young and would "chase" me when I'd look in on them during my breaks. I'm glad this place is still going. I'd love to show... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

There are several options to choose from, but we chose the $500 for 2 encounter to feed all the wild residents on the property - an experience like nothing else to be safely close to these majestic, powerful beings. One of the most worthwhile expenditures of my entire life. Bobbi Brink & staff are doing incredible work in this beautiful... More 

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San Marcos, CA
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This sanctuary for Lions, Tigers & Bears is humbling. Similar to a private showing at a zoo, we were close enough to feed these powerful animals, and we did! Their friendly staff educated us on the history of each species, and answered any questions that we had. A very pleasant (but hot, July) day...check weather, but bring water - this... More 

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Thank Eddie A
Alpine, California
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

One to one contact for many animals ...... petting area for many animals. Great area to spends the day and relax.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Bobbi Brink does amazing work with rescued exotic animals. Her organization provides visitors with up close visits, animal stories (and many are heartbreaking), and evidence that she allows these amazing creatures to live out the rest of their lives with care and dignity. This place is amazing. Definitely do the "feed an animal" tour if you can. I donated my... More 

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Thank Patti G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I was late by 30 minutes getting there. Thank goodness I had already electronically signed the disclosure. Employees and volunteers there were great at catching me up to speed with the rest of the group. I paid for the opportunity to feed one of the residents, and I chose the leopard. It was a great experience. They have a guest... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It was my first time her along with my boyfriend as well and we loved it. The staff are very knowledgable with exotic animal trade going on in the world and shared the stories of each animal on how they came to the sanctuary. My boyfriend loves lions so the feeding experience with the lions was one we will never... More 

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Ontario, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

OMG this place is fantastic! First off, the fees you pay for entrance/tour all goes to keep the sanctuary safe, clean and a godsend to these beautiful animals. We reserved online (you must have reservations) for $33. They have an additional fee for 'feeding' the animals, which was cool to watch others do but didn't particularly interest me. We went... More 

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