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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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Another fun visit

This was my second visit to McCarthy’s. Our tour guide, Sam , was excellent. You could tell she... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Winowich
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Charleston, West Virginia
Awesome, educational, fun, and interactive.

McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary is a great place with beautiful animals and amazing tour guides. This... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paige16Renne
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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

This was my second visit to McCarthy’s. Our tour guide, Sam , was excellent. You could tell she really loves the animals. The animals are very well cared for and seem very relaxed. Highly recommend a visit for people of all ages.

Thank Winowich
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary is a great place with beautiful animals and amazing tour guides. This was my second time visiting this location and once again I was blown away. The animals are all very interesting to learn about and all of them look happy and...More

Thank Paige16Renne
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an excellent tour. Our tour guide was Kara. She was highly informative and made the tour very fun and educational. Great for everyone of all ages. I highly recommend.

Thank Craig P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I brought my children and grandchildren to McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary today. Kara, our guide, was just terrific. We saw birds, reptiles, cats and animals up close, and learned all about them. The kids even got to hold many of them. My granddaughter...More

Thank Robin W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have lived here for 20 years. Heard about it but had never visited. Sorry we waited so long. We had company in and planned for it. You need a reservation. We had adults and children from 14-18. Everyone had a wonderful time. Even the...More

Thank Wangfox
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Reviewed 5 days ago

McCarthy's Wildlife is a palm beach gem and well worth the trip and Nominal Fee! Personalized Walk through this sanctuary with knowledgeable guides that truly CARE for these majestic animals! If you like BIG Cats (Lions, Tigers, Ligers, Jaquars, leopards, this place is an absolute...More

Thank tim k
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The tour was fabulous. They are doing wonderful things at this sanctuary. Kara, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and clearly loved these animals! It was a hands on experience. We got up close with a variety of the wildlife. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Thank echoroselisalieb2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Kara, was wonderful and incredibly informative about all the animals and reptiles. It truly was amazing to see her interact with the big cats and how much of a bond she has established with all of the animals. It truly is a hidden...More

Thank Sarah G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always loved wild cats and thus my husband took me one day. The location was easy to find. The tour is lovely as it includes birds, wild cats and other wildlife. It is not too large that you feel exhausted after the tour...More

Thank Arlen5779
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kara, our guide, gave us a lovely 2-hour tour. She obviously loves her work & is very attached to all the animals. The facility is well designed & the animals are very well cared for.

Thank tonypor50
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jhorne5149
22 February 2018|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
We were able to the same day. But I would do a reservation a day or 2 in advance next time.
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Karen B
20 October 2017|
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Response from Aiko O | Reviewed this property |
That depends. Lots of the rain we have in South FL are scattered showers that comes and goes. You may get less than an inch of rain that day, and then the weather clears up. If you don't mind getting wet and bringing an... More
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Daniel P
2 April 2017|
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Response from johneV1368CG | Reviewed this property |
Tours are by appointment only. Available Tue-Sat. Tours at 10AM, 11AM and 12 PM.
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