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Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center

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Address: 1161 27th St SW, Golden Gate, FL 34106
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+1 855-749-9653
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Shy Wolf Sanctuary is located on a private residence and is not open to the...

Shy Wolf Sanctuary is located on a private residence and is not open to the public. Reservations are required. Please visit our website to make a reservation.

Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education and Experience Center, Inc. is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization in Naples, FL which provides a life-long home to over 60 rescued exotic animals, with most of them coming from abused, abandoned, or neglected situations. Our Healing Hearts program partners with area organizations for foster care and shelter adults and children. Through an educational experience with our animals, who have had similar life experiences, the animals teach us we can all heal if we forgive, trust and love. From the Heart ~ For the Animals

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What a great experience. You can really see how dedicated everyone involved were to the cause. The tour was very informative. The enclosure were very clean and a good size. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lorrievanni
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Gilford, New Hampshire
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Gilford, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience. You can really see how dedicated everyone involved were to the cause. The tour was very informative. The enclosure were very clean and a good size. We found the stories behind how each wolf wolf cross came to the sanctuary to be very interesting. We love the cause and can't wait to come back! Where else... More 

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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a tour of the Shy Wolf Sanctuary one week after all the animals were evacuated due to a very close brush fire. The facility is very well kept, super clean,and the animals all looked well-fed. We saw several wolves, coyotes, many hybrids, and a Florida Panther, bobcat and raccoons and foxes. All are rescues. Our guide, Jeremy was... More 

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1 Thank naplesjudi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Theresa Schultz was absolutely amazing. She navigated us through the process. The tour was very educational and fun for all ages. All we wish for is that more people knew the importance of rescuing these wild animals that people try to use as pets. If you're ever in Naples or the Bonita Springs area definitely stop in... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

If you come here with the understanding that it is not a zoo and you love to see well cared for and respected animals, you will come away from this experience deeply satisfied. Amazing group of dedicated volunteers who put the well being of the animals above all else. You will be educated and walk away with such an appreciation... More 

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Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Book early this place is hard to get into but more than worth it. Fantastic place and these people are dedicated to what they do. We had a wonderful tour - wear old clothes and shoes and follow their instructions and you will have a fantastic time. No fee; donations only. What a wonderful group of caregivers - I couldn't... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

It was fantastic The guide was friendly and knowledgeable Getting to interact with some of the animals was incredible Absolute honour to get up close to a wolf Shy wolf sanctuary do a wonderful fantastic impressive job of caring for all the animals Very impressed Thank you to all the volunteers you are amazing They also look after panther, wolf... More 

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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Shy Wolf Sanctuary is a wonderful place, for protecting animals in need and for teaching humans about the wolves and other wildlife. Visitors will be guided by a knowledgeable volunteer and will most likely have the opportunity to pet a real, live wolf. I was impressed with the cleanliness of the sanctuary, as well as the friendliness of the staff... More 

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1 Thank Madonna C
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

This Sanctuary is awesome. Clean and organized and run by the most caring and knowledgeable people it seems. If you love animals and want to be part of helping to keep wildlife as it should be Don't Miss a Visit here. It's all about the animals. You can tell our tour guide Jeremy loved what he does. We spent over... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! What an amazing and educational experience worth the wait!!! Jeremy , all the volunteers , and the interaction with some of the wolves . The Wolf Sanctury was clean , and you can see how well taken care the animals were. The knowledge learned was exceptional !! A non profit organization worth going to !! This was one of... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Found out about this place from friends. My daughter loves wolves so we figure we'll check it out. It didn't disappoint. We have seen wolves in the wild in Yellowstone Park; however, to be able to see them up close is a great experience. The volunteer staff is very welcoming and knowledgeable. It's very obvious that they enjoy what they... More 

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