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Shalom Wildlife

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Address: 1901 Shalom Dr, West Bend, WI 53090-9006
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Meet the wildlife in a natural setting - run with the wolves!

Shalom is certified as a zoo, but there are no concrete barriers, moats, and artificial shrubbery separating you from the animals - only a barely noticeable fence. You may have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
451catheriney
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to Shalom Wildlife center a couple of times. It is very nice, affordable, and no crowds to fight with, and it's a good walk (you can rent golf carts if not able). The only con is, that it's mostly gravel, so if you have to push strollers or anything it may be an extra workout!

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Thank schmeryl46290
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Shalom is certified as a zoo, but there are no concrete barriers, moats, and artificial shrubbery separating you from the animals - only a barely noticeable fence. You may have to wait and look carefully to see the animals, because they roam in large portions of Wisconsin woodland, and may be naturally camouflaged! But how exciting to spot them and... More 

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Thank 451catheriney
Port Washington, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We make this a part of our holiday tradition every year and its always excellent!!! The staff is always so friendly and we love visiting with the animals!

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Thank Rebekah L
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Amazing sanctuary for wildlife. I have visited the Shalom Wildlife Center a few times this past year, and each time different animals came out to say hello. The best time of the day to visit seems to be later morning and on cooler, overcast days. And the opportunity to feed the animals to get such an up close view of... More 

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Thank bethany v
Slinger, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

27 years ago,i heard about a place where you could view some deer.once we arrived we found out how great it was.now the years have passed and have been a volunteer at shalom for many years.it's great seeing everyone interacting with all the animals,the smiles on the little ones faces when one of the animals takes feed from their hands.i... More 

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Thank leepeeso
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great family experience. Took eight year old grandson and he wants to go back. Unique animals in natural settings. Painless learning experience for all.

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Thank Cathleen C
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We heard of this wonderful place from my father who is in his 80's and after his glowing review decided to have a special day there with our grandchildren. The kids were excited and easily walked the trails. An unexpected "bonus" was searching for hidden pumpkins scattered throughout the property with little prizes for the kids inside. The animals were... More 

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Thank Suzy H
Carol Stream, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Nice to visit an area that you have the opportunity to feed some of the animals. Can spend hours walking the area but if you prefer, they have golf carts for rent which will get you through the park in 1 and 1/2 hours. Fun time with or without children. Interesting.

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Thank carinjelinek
West Bend, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Not a lot of advertisement for this wild life Zoo. All had a great time. Good feed the animals and took about 2 hours to walk. Found out three more families were going after went for a quick trip before school started. Love the Bears the moose little zebras and the camel

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed across the street at the Hidden Serenity Bed and Breakfast (amazing in it's own) and this was recommended to us by the owners. We thought why not since it is so close so we decided to make the very short trip to see some interesting animals. We bought one bag of feed which seemed to be plenty for... More 

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