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Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Our family (2 adults, 2 teens) spent a summer night on site after touring the zoo that afternoon. We enjoyed the afternoon animal walk (we were introduced to a young warthog and a bearcat) and falling asleep to the roars of the lions. Of course the highlight had to be feeling the elephants as they stopped by each bungalow with...

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1Thank Linda L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were really excited to first hear about the Vision Quest Safari B&B: safari-style cabins overlooking the elephant enclosure, animal visits and breakfast brought to you in the morning by an elephant. Additional perks (for an extra fee) included helping to feed the tigers and put the elephants to bed. We booked! Once there (and in hindsight) we were left...

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FromOurManagement, Owner at Vision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We regret that this individual left us little to address and/or correct in their comments. Trees in Monterey County are extremely protected and due to the construction on our property that is making the home for our animals so much more rewarding to them, we are very monitored therefore removal of trees is not an option. We will explore the...

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days here in the spring and loved it. It was great for kids and families and amazing to feed the elephants each day. You can do a Pachyderm Tour at the attached zoo and bathe the elephants too. Ask for a cabin on the far side--8 is a good one- for better views and no road...

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1Thank Sara D
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This was such a fun place to stay. The "rooms" are actually two room canvass but very comfortable. When the wind blows the canvass does move, but when we were there the winds didn't last very long. The brochure says to turn the heaters on early to warm up the room, but it was not that cold when we stayed....

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Okay, this is an unusually long review for me but I have lots to say... Let me start by saying this was truly a unique experience that is unmatched anywhere in the surrounding areas. We found the B&B on Groupon, but booked over the phone due to lack of availability through Groupon. Unfortunately we were given little information about the...

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1Thank Cristina B
Cypress, California
Reviewed 23 June 2016

In passing I saw this place come up on a Groupon site. I thought...what the heck?! I took a screen shot and held on to this little pearl. You see, my daughter is a HUGE fan of elephants. They are her "spirit animal" she claims. So it was only natural for me to surprise her with a "birthday adventure" for...

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Thank 714CaliGirl
Escondido, California
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stayed for two days and loved every minute. The bungalows are authentic canvas tents made in Botswana and make you feel like you are on a safari....classy and comfortable! Having the elephants come in the morning to bring breakfast is special enough. We also did the VIP tour and washed Butch and had some really special photos taken. We...

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Placentia, California
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice weekend getaway! Check in and enjoy the animal tour. Then grab some snacks before heading back to your bungalow for the animal walk. Grab some dinner and enjoy the beautiful sunset on the porch or sitting area. The animals are heard through out the night peaceful way to end the day. Tips: bring slippers, rooms do not have...

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Thank Patricia H
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I have so much to say, so bear (intentional pun) with me...... This was a long weekend we will never forget! Headline: You have to stay here if you're an animal lover! Our package included two nights in the Zebra Zone bungalow, Crunch Time, Butch's Bedtime and a VIP Tour. We enjoyed them all! Make sure to check in by...

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4Thank Caitlyn C
LaCrescenta
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We are a family of four and stayed one night in tent 5 and 8. Both were clean on arrival and beds were comfortable. The night was chilly but the heaters in the tent worked well and we slept great. Lions could be heard throughout the night and that was neat. The elephant delivery was fun but rushed,I felt. The...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Listen to the lions and tigers roaring only yards away from your authentic African style bungalow...go on an African Safari in Monterey! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast

Address: 400 River Rd, Salinas, CA 93908-9627
Region: United States > California > Salinas
Price Range: RM961 - RM1,272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All tent cabins have an excellent view of the elephant area.”
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“Bears Den downside was farm workers music at 5 Hut 8 is directly in front and has the view of the elephant yard All huts are great!”
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