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Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge

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7877 Skimikin Rd., Chase, British Columbia V0E 1M1, Canada
+1 250-679-2778
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Wonderful place, doing amazing work

We arrived just at closing time (we didn't realize they had just changed to fall hours) and the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Courtney T
Calgary, Canada
it was a treat to see the donkeys being cared for in an appropriate place with much tenderness.

This is a place that is worth seeing, you can interact with the Donkeys, they are so people... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Anglemont, Canada
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7877 Skimikin Rd., Chase, British Columbia V0E 1M1, Canada
+1 250-679-2778
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived just at closing time (we didn't realize they had just changed to fall hours) and the owners were kind enough to let us come in anyway. They are the sweetest people, doing the most genuine work. We learned so much about their work,...More

Thank Courtney T
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a place that is worth seeing, you can interact with the Donkeys, they are so people friendly. There are momentos and various products to buy in their gift shop as well. You can get something warm to drink while you walk around and...More

Thank siberian4u2
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Have a few times over the past couple of summers, while visit the Shuswap area. Extremely well kept farm, professional set up and well cared for animals. All with different stories. Thank goodness for a place like this to rescue them!

1  Thank TTown56th
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place in the valley with over a hundred donkeys in residence. The barn and enclosures are beautifully kept up. Donkeys are friendly and seem to enjoy being petted.

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We live in Sorrento so we are able to visit often . The atmosphere there is wonderful and you know how much Shirley and Rob care for the donkeys . We discovered a great gift for our grandchildren is a sponsorship of a donkey or...More

4  Thank janron9
Reviewed 22 February 2016

It was fun and heart warming to see the rescued donkeys. It was their fundraiser so there was much to do.

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 5 October 2015

A wonderful look at people who have dedicated their lives to helping animals. They are very knowledgeable and kind. Beautiful location and wonderful donkeys who love getting attention from guests. A great place to visit and support.

1  Thank subtlehue
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We had one of those days with a few hours to kill while staying in Sorrento. With 2 children and the other reviews we figured this would be a nice excursion. Fortunately we phoned ahead for operating hours (11-3) and made it there by 2pm....More

2  Thank GriswaldsYXE
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Fun experience for families! The donkey refuge is a wonderful excuse to visit the beautiful turtle valley near Chase. Educational and fun for everyone.

Thank Mattlepp
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Their new location is fabulous. It is easy to find from the Squilax turnoff, the donkeys are all in one barn now, and the grounds are level and flat, making it easily accessible to most visitors. They have a wonderful gift shop, washrooms and a...More

Thank Barb L
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