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Panther Ridge Conservation Center

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Address: 14755 Palm Beach Point Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414-7515
Phone Number: +1 561-795-8914
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10:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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TOURS OF PANTHER RIDGE ARE REQUIRE RSVP. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

THANKS FOR...

TOURS OF PANTHER RIDGE ARE REQUIRE RSVP. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

THANKS FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

Tours of Panther Ridge are unlike those of any other facility. You will be personally guided from one exhibit to the next, amid beautifully landscaped enclosures. You will learn about each of our fabulous feline residents. By the end of the tour, you will have not only expanded your knowledge of our various species and the conservation efforts that are trying to save them, but will likely leave with the life stories of your new feline friends imprinted on your heart.

Panther Ridge is not open to the public. Tours are available by appointment only.

Pricing

Pricing for the tours is as follows:

Standard Tour :

This tour is given by our knowledgeable staff and interns. (Minimum of 4 people for this tour)

Adults : $25

Kids (12 and under) : $10

Directors Tour :

This tour is given by the center director, Judy Berens. Judy provides an in-depth view into the lives of the cats and their current status at the center, all while interacting with them. (Minimum of 2 people for this tour)

Adults : $50

Kids (12 and under) : $20

Photographer's Tour :

This tour is given by the center director, Judy Berens. This is a unique opportunity to get close-up photographs of our felines. Judy will not only provide information on the cat's history, but also work with the cats to position them, within their enclosures, for ideal photographic opportunities. All photographs are taken from a safe distance, and shot through chain link fencing.

Photographer Tour : $400.00 (This price includes up to 4 photographers.)

Additional Photographers : $50.00 / Pp

 

Additional Tour Information

All tours are walking tours. Guest will be required to walk along stepping stones and over some slightly uneven terrain. Nothing about the walk is strenuous. All visitors are required to stay at a pre-determined safe distance. At no time will guests interact with any of the cats physically.

Each tour last approximately 2 hours. (The standard tour is approximately 1 hour) Groups of ten or more, please call for special rates.

We accept cash, check, and credit card.

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A Must See Adventure!

The Panther Ridge Conservation Center is extremely dedicated to the care of the several beautiful and well taken care of exotic cats that reside at this Conservation! It was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary G
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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Panther Ridge Conservation Center is extremely dedicated to the care of the several beautiful and well taken care of exotic cats that reside at this Conservation! It was amazing to see each individual cat up close and appreciate their beauty and hear the background of each one. The staff also share pertinent facts about the cats and made this... More 

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Painesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting this big cat wild life sanctuary is a must see by all! This conservation center for cats is a hidden gem in South Florida. There are big cats such as cougars, leopards, etc. to the smaller versions like ocelots and caravels. They have two cubs that are a jaguar and cougar that we were able to play with and... More 

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Thank margrock12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Many people live in and around Wellington Florida and are not aware of some beautiful places to see. I went to panther conservation center after making an a appointment with Judy. The "wow" factor doesn't even come close. This secluded center houses cheetahs,jaguars,pumas and more.up close and personal if u want(u can play with the baby Jaguar and puma for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The staff were welcoming and gave an interesting background on each cat. There are some very interesting medium size cats, and a couple of larger cat (the black panther pictured, and a beautiful cheeta). Note there are no tigers nor lions, since they are not the ideal neighbors in a residential area full of horse owners (noisier than the cats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We took our 12 year old granddaughter to see the "big cats". We had an hour plus tour which wound up being private due to the fact we went on a hot summer day. Our lovely guide walked us to each enclosure and explained about each cat, their habits, diet and endangered status. Each animal was given a snack to... More 

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Thank Howard F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Wanted something different to do with my nieces (11 & 13), and this was it! A rare gem of a find. Sadie met us for a personal tour through the grounds, introducing us to their various big cats and giving an educational background on each species and individual cat. Unlike a zoo, you can visit them up close and personal... More 

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Thank Christine A
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic tour today at Panther Ridge! Small intimate group which made it great for asking questions and really learning a lot about these animals as a species and individually. This is a great place for families of all ages. These animals are so well cared for and loved. Very education for school groups, home schooling, and just a... More 

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Thank Vanessa R
Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

My family was looking for something different to do around the Boca Raton area and we found it with the Panther Ridge Conservation Center. The Center is located on the beautiful grounds of a former horse stable. All visits must be pre arranged and you have a choice of a tour with an intern or the more expensive tour with... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a wonderful tour. There were 6 in our party. Sadie and Judy were a wonderful wealth of information and so personable. They have large and small cats. The cats are all in their own enclosures except the brother and sister cat. You pay at the end of the tour. The current price is $25.00 per person but well... More 

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours with Judy Berens, the founder of this conservation center. The center is immaculately maintained and you can view these exotic cats up close .... Many of them have been rescued and some have been raised from Infancy here-but all are treated with love and dignity. A great tour any time of year!

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