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Peace River Wildlife Center

#1 of 56 things to do in Punta Gorda Features Animals
3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6312
+1 941-637-3830
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Must go.

I you visit Punta Gorda, you must visit this place. They rescue, rehab and save birds that are in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christina C
Nice quick excursion

Relatively small wildlife center. Takes donations for entrance. You can complete a visit in 10-15... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
William Y
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“injured birds” (47 reviews)
“ponce de leon” (70 reviews)
“bald eagles” (38 reviews)
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3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6312
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+1 941-637-3830
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I you visit Punta Gorda, you must visit this place. They rescue, rehab and save birds that are in need of help. You can walk thru and learn about the different species, while seing the birds. Good organization who will appreciate any donation.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Relatively small wildlife center. Takes donations for entrance. You can complete a visit in 10-15 minutes, depending on whether you ask questions. A lot of different local birds being rehabilitated until they can be released back into the wild. I especially liked watching the pelicans...More

Thank William Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting to see the wildlife up close the volunteer staff is very knowledgeable and pationate. Great for all ages from children to seniors

Thank Lynn I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large amount of bird rehabilitation.Very interesting place. Right next to one of the best beaches to see sunsets.

Thank Harvey H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter had a field trip there this past Thursday. A whole group of 14 kids from second grade. They learned about the marine life and why is so important to keep the water clean and creatures alive. They loved it!

Thank Rocio F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place blew us away with its vast variety of birds. Highly knowledgeable guides were stationed throughout the facility as well. Other birds even come and go as they please as well. Others are permanent residents often due to being rescued after injuries. I've been...More

1  Thank TNorla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not find a place to park. So we left. I imagine that this wildlife center is very good, in that parking was at a premium.

Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots fed it here . Some wonderful birds to view up close . Great photo ops. Saw pelicans , and an eagle up close, as well as owls.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So heartwarming to see the care the wildlife receives here. So many amazing creatures to see. They receive no federal or state funding so be sure to donate if you visit *I am in no way affiliated with the center but understand how important donations...More

Thank junemagpie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The facility is run by donations so open your wallet if you decide to visit! The staff are so friendly and knowledgable and they do wonderful, admirable work! Stop in to observe some of their unique residents!

Thank Jennifer C
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Virginia F
How far are you from Burnt Store Marina?
11 November 2016|
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Response from MissouriVacation | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes by car. Follow Marion Street to the West until it ends at Ponce Park and you are there.
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Virginia F
How far are you from Burnt Store Marina? Tx.
11 November 2016|
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Response from SLanahan | Reviewed this property |
The Peace River Wildlife Center is 15.5 miles away from Burnt Store Marina and it's about 26 minutes to get there depending on traffic.
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Jim M
What's the admission for seniors today?
24 February 2016|
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Response from ClassicHarleyBob | Reviewed this property |
Free but donations help to keep the attraction open.
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