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National Tiger Sanctuary: Tours & Tickets

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Open Now: 09:30 - 17:30
Open today: 09:30 - 17:30
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National Tiger Sanctuary is a non-profit, rescue facility that currently cares for a variety of big cats, including white and orange tigers, lions, leopards, and mountain lions. Visit our big cats from three feet away at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, or 4 pm...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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518 State Highway Bb, Saddlebrooke, MO 65630-3046
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+1 417-587-3633
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: You Feed Tour

This place is wonderful! The way they treat the animals is truly a wonderful experience to witness...pure love. It's heartbreaking to hear the stories as to how the animals were treated before they found their forever homes here. But to see how happy they are...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jezekr
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun and learning experience. They have more than just tigers. My husband and myself really enjoyed the tours we went on. It was cool feeding the tigers. It was a cool idea who came up with the way it set up..

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jessicam0420
Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: Awareness Tour

Excellent informative tour and outstanding organization taking care of these awesome animals!!! This was a planned fall trip with the Christian County Library group. We had an excellent guide and she had snacks for the animals as we toured the grounds. They have a better...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RickConnie
Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: You Feed Tour

They do so many good things for these animals and hearing their stories breaks my heart. It’s so horrible what people have done to these big beautiful animals, but I’m thankful for every amazing individual at this organization who saw what was happening and decided...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Username1212
Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: Feeding Tour

This place is wonderful. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. The animals seem happy enough considering they are in captivity. We did the you feed tour and enjoyed the experience. The money they make all goes towards taking care and feeding the amazing animals....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ginaandb
Reviewed 5 September 2019
Review of: You Feed Tour

the animals are taken very good care of and it's obvious the employees care about them. it's non profit and everything goes right back into taking care of the sanctuary.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019
Review of: You Feed Tour

Great experience!! Very informative. You dont actually get to feed the cats on the you feed tour. You slide them chicken through a pvc pipe. I was a little disappointed until our guide explained the reason why. I now understand!! This is a great facility...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank wendyddav
Reviewed 4 September 2019
Review of: Feeding Tour

The feeding tour is excellent and the guide was fantastic. The guide was knowledgeable and took time to answer questions. She made sure everyone had time to look and see everything and was well versed on Tigers. A good place to visit with the family.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile
Review of: Feeding Tour

It’s a relatively quick tour, but the people that work here do so for the animals. They know their life stories, personalities and really do want what’s best for all these cats and more. We really enjoyed the stories and how she allowed us to...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Great place!!! Tigers, lions, cougars. All very nicely kept. Happy to support the good cause. Nice tour guide.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Dazzle930
20 May 2019|
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Response from National Tiger S | Property representative |
Occasionally we are open on Monday holidays, including this Memorial Day. These dates are announced in our monthly newsletters and on our social media pages. So yes, we will be open.
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Briana L
18 July 2018|
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Response from National Tiger S | Property representative |
We always suggest the tour times based on weather as well. Whenever the weather is the coolest or mildly rainy the cats tend to be most active. If you take a feeding tour, the food incentive will typically always encourage... More
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Nicole N
11 July 2018|
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Response from amycI9438SU | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You are between 2 fences. You put the food in a tube and push it through to the cats.
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