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White Oak Conservation Center

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Amazing Animals!

The Conservancy is saving many species from extinction. You get close to rhinos, cheetahs, all... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Glen B
Jacksonville, Florida
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African safari in Florida

We were so fortunate to hear about this wonderful place before we visited our son in Jacksonville... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Los Angeles, California, United States
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White Oak Conservation Center is one of the world's premiere wildlife breeding, research, and training facilities. The Center, located along the St. Mary's River in northeast Florida, spans 600 acres and is surrounded by 6,800 acres of pine and...more
581705 White Oak Rd, Yulee, FL 32097-2169
+1 904-225-3396
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All reviews endangered species conservation center cheetah run bucket list feed a giraffe wonderful place private tour gift shop well taken care tour guides are horseback ride behind the scenes baby cheetahs open air vehicle fantastic tour amelia island worth every penny
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The Conservancy is saving many species from extinction. You get close to rhinos, cheetahs, all kinds of deer, antelopes, and other wild exotics. The tour guides are all very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Although costly compared to the zoo, it is far more intimate and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glen B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We were so fortunate to hear about this wonderful place before we visited our son in Jacksonville. We took a sidetrip to Yulee and booked the Safari from the saddle and it was fantastic. Billy and Shannon were so informative (and very funny) and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

My nine year old granddaughter and I visited White Oak Conservation Center while on a mini vacation in Jacksonville, Florida. Our guide was an expert on the center's history, purpose, and wildlife there. We rode in an open air vehicle with room for about 20...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Although I have been visiting Amelia Island for over 50 years, I had never heard of the White Oak Conservancy until this year, when my husband received a news letter mentioning it from the Surf and Racquet Club, our favorite place to stay on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Joyce1945A
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome place...guide was knowledgeable and fun! Tour lasted about 2 hours.....sit on the right side of tour bus....that's where most of the animals are when you stop You can get out to get up close and personal at several stops.there are several different tours to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

My mother and I did the Safari in the Saddle tour, and it's one of the best experiences I've ever had. The day started at 9 am, the greeter at the front gate gave us a map to the West Stables, we arrived and Billy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend, friend and I went to White Oak for a breakfast and cheetah run. Everything was WONDERFUL! The food was great, and watching the cheetahs run was amazing! All of the animals there were in outstanding condition and their habitats were immaculate. I especially...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Well here I am again, as I continue to experience new offerings from the stellar team at White Oak. This past week I was lucky enough to attend the first Arbus sponsored Plein Air event...I hope it will be available least annually, as the artists...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Where do I start? This was by far one of the best experiences I have ever had. We did the safari from the saddle tour which was incredible to say the least. When we went there was a week old baby rhino and two expecting...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank tiana t
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I have attended three different events at White Oak. My favorite being Winos for Rhinos :) This personalized tour takes you around the property by trolley stopping at each Rhino camp and offers wine and tapas tastings while educating you on the different species! This...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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22 August 2016|
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Response from Carylgb2020 | Reviewed this property |
Tours begin at 9am daily
19 January 2016|
Response from jan c | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if they do this all the time. My friends and I did the tour and then lunch. We were given a tour of the facility which is used when they host groups. They have a bowling alley, dining hall with beautiful... More
21 June 2015|
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Response from Stephanie R | Property representative |
Greetings, please call us at 904-225-3396 for details on tours, lodging and meals.