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St. Augustine Wild Reserve

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Open today: Closed
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Old Paul

Outstanding. You visit and enjoy. Very hot in summer but still great. I will definitely go again... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jensen Beach, Florida
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A Must See Experience!

This is a sanctuary, not a zoo. The animals are lovingly tended by dedicated volunteers who give an... read more

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The St. Augustine Wild Reserve offers tours on an appointment-only basis. Tours are held in the afternoon, on Mon, Wed, and Sat at 2pm. Email to make reservations. Children under 5 are free. Guests will be given a guided tour of the compound by an...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
St. Augustine, FL 32092
+1 904-940-0664
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Outstanding. You visit and enjoy. Very hot in summer but still great. I will definitely go again and again.

Thank paultg05
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a sanctuary, not a zoo. The animals are lovingly tended by dedicated volunteers who give an educational, enjoyable tour while they interact with their charges. I am so glad I took the tour. I will be back.

Thank Footprints620471
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went in skeptical that it couldn't stand up to the hype of being #1 on TripAdvisor for St Augustine. It only took about 5 minutes into the tour for me realize why it was so highly rated. Every animal in this reserve receives so...More

1  Thank Burninghelix
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must visit place while in St. Augustine. You will not only see, but you will feel, the enormous amount of compassion these animals receive every day. Many of the animals you see have been rescued and each has their own story. You...More

Thank czbrown
Reviewed 6 days ago

While the tour was miserably hot, the tour guide was very entertaining, the staff was so amazingly friendly and helpful. This is basically a rescue, as the animals come from a variety of places that they shouldn't' have been, such as confiscated pets, zoos, etc....More

1  Thank vrogers316
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing tour! The staff were fantastic with the animsls and you could feel their passion for what they do! In you are anywhere near the area- this is a must see!

1  Thank Kim J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This experience was outstanding. The animals were exceptional and clearly well cared for. Staff were knowledgeable citing the history of each animal and were articulate in answering any questions posed by the group. The group of 24 allowed an up close and personal experience making...More

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were so many more animals than we thought there’d be. You can really tell that the animals and volunteers love each other. The staff was really friendly and even had some extra waters for us... it was very hot out today. We had a...More

Thank Olivia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These lucky exotic animals were taken in and loved after being homeless for several different reasons. The tour guide was phenomenal with a lot of specie knowledge and each had their own unique story of how they got here. I thoroughly enjoyed this experience!!

Thank maeganhakes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an amazing tour to take! Where else can you stand five feet away from tigers, lions, ligers, wolves and other wild animals? The entire place is ran by volunteers who you can tell truly love these animals. The tour was fantastic. They...More

Thank Jeff T
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1 September 2018|
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Response from Angelique M | Reviewed this property |
I do not work there, but from what I understood the volunteers are here every day to every other day. I know they need donations like bubble bath, wash cloths, and many other items listed on their website.
6 July 2018|
Response from jlampjr | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a golf cart
3 July 2018|
Response from Rahel B |
$30 per person