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Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary And Rehabilitation Center

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Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary And Rehabilitation Center Admission Ticket
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“abused animals”(10 reviews)
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41660 Horseshoe Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982-7767
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Octagon, is a little old but the workers and owners do a really good job at upkeep and maintenance. However every penny will help! Support! We saw lots of tigers and lions that had been in captivity, several bears, a few smaller animals, plus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love it here we try and go twice a year. The animals are adorable and the mission of the sanctuary is EXCELLENT!! Great for kids and adults and love the message!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing experience to see lions and tigers and bears up close and personal. Thank God for the caretakers, who do this as on a volunteer basis. It cost $10 to get in, but I gave more on the way out because I saw children of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DennisB1752
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

love it here. lots of animals. lots of tables and chairs so can bring a pinic lunch. soda and water available for 1 dollar. look on groupon as thry have good deals for here

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank passem86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome. It's like a retirement home for animals. So many tigers. We spent about an hour here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem-was in the middle of nowhere (huge development going in across the road). All cages have been cleaned. Animals were very close and most had stories Who would try to raise a hyena in a Miami apartment? Or a local garden...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank U3791BIgaryg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Volunteers rum this rehab center for the most beautiful animals. The animals come from zoos, circuses, or private owners that have abused or mistreated these gorgeous babies. Well worth the visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 15,219
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much better than a zoo where you often cannot see the animals, this center cares for abused and repossessed big cats (including white tigers and ligers), bears, monkeys, birds and more. Most of the critters have a description of why they were brought to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 716kims
Reviewed 12 December 2018

If you want to get really close to Tigers, Tigons (I never knew there was such an animal as a Tigon - a combination of a Tiger and Lion that was illegally bred) and other incredible animals - this is the place to visit!! We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark A
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Looking for something to do when we came across this place wow it was so neat to be able to come so close to the animals that were there it's great saying abused animals and animals that may have been neglected so well taken care...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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15 September 2018|
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Response from Margaret N | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $10; Seniors (55+) and kids 8-17 are $5. They don't take credit cards. Groupon coupons seem to be available all the time - but it was so reasonable and the organization does such good work that we felt guilty... More
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Cindy K
23 March 2018|
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Response from Charles S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My mother (94) pushed her walker around the place without trouble. Have fun.
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Su M
19 February 2018|
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Response from SoundCoMaster | Reviewed this property |
They were open limited hours on Saturday and Sundays.hours were listed on website and have been known to change. Calling in advance may also help
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