National Tiger Sanctuary
National Tiger Sanctuary
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Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
About
National Tiger Sanctuary is a non-profit, rescue facility that currently cares for a variety of big cats, including bengal tigers, lions, leopards, mountain lions. Visit our big cats from three feet away Wednesday through Sunday. We offer a variety of tours and educational programs. Photography and questions encouraged, National Tiger Sanctuary is an educational campus dedicated to bringing awareness to the environmental conditions and their effects on the earth's ecosystems. Our mission is much bigger than just caring for our furry friends; we believe that through education we can all have a positive impact on the environment!
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Brian B
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had an awesome tour, very interesting and saw many beautiful animals! Took our dogs with and they enjoyed it too. Would go again
Written 2 May 2024
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Scott-Joy D
Lexington, MO7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
It was such a treat to see the animals so close! And our guide told us the history of why each animal arrived at the sanctuary as well as their unique personality traits. We saw tigers, lions, hybrid wolves and cougars. Riding the tram is the way to go!
Written 27 April 2024
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Jessica W
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
This place is doing amazing work!! Their staff is extremely knowledgeable about each cat and takes wonderful care of the big cats and other animals in their care. This was a wonderful tour and very informative!! Will definitely be going back.
Written 29 January 2024
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Stacy K
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
We had a wonderful time and got to see almost every lion, tiger, tiliger, and jaguar there and thanks to Emily our guide she made the day of all of our family but especially one of my daughters who is an animal lover and her FAVORITE animal ever is the white tigers. The care and knowledge of the sanctuary staff was amazing! Best unexpected part of our quick trip from Iowa to Branson!
Written 23 December 2023
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Ann P
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The tour guide Tyler was very informative and friendly. He made sure all our questions were answered and interacted with everyone.
Written 22 October 2023
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herderstrasse27
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Our guide was very knowledgeable and explained where the big cats came from and how they are cared for. The sanctuary is "hands off", the cats are only interacted with during feeding, cleaning their area, or medical needs. The cat's personality is a big part of where they are kept and how they are treated. During our visit we had to stay away from one of the cats because it gets very nervous around loud noises, and they had just mowed around his section. They wanted to give the cat some space to calm down.
The cats are big, beautiful, and look very well cared for. The sanctuary depends on private donations to keep them running so these tours help fund the sanctuary.
Written 9 September 2023
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BandGMcD
Alabama15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I can’t recommend highly enough The National Tiger Sanctuary. Our visit to the sanctuary was amazing. We took the driving tour with Tyler as our guide and then we did the feeding tour with Emily. Both of these guides were very knowledgeable and personable. Again, we definitely recommend this must see spot to everyone.
Written 4 September 2023
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Curious53167675491
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
We had an amazing time! Tyler was our guide and so very knowledgeable about everything. He was funny, enthusiastic and entertaining. I will come back again. Thank you to the entire staff for making this a memorable experience.
Written 30 August 2023
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Don Green
Hilton, NY11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
We spent the extra money on the 3 1/2 hr. 'behind the scenes' tour. Well worth the money and goes to a great cause. Very educational on the history of all the visited cats (and others).
Outside looking in, it is a very well-run establishment. They know each animal's traits and personalities to accommodate their needs. They also are VERY proactive in the mental and physical enrichment.
ALL the volunteers an employees keep a very healthy respect for what these animals are capable of and never let their guard down or take short cuts on protocols.
We also had seen how they are reinvesting into the facility with building a new food prep room. Just a great morning.
Written 30 July 2023
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lonna1111
Darien, WI4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
The staff were super knowledgeable and genuinely care about animal welfare. We did the feeding tour and were excited to learn details about each of the animals on the tour. The staff giving the tour told interesting background stories about the animals and encouraged questions from everyone. It was exciting and educational-good for all ages except maybe really little kids (the little kids on our tour got too close to the cage and seemed to lose interest by the end). I highly recommend visiting the tiger sanctuary on your Branson trip!
Written 20 July 2023
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