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Why Not An American Ark

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1126 Charlie Williams Rd, Monroe, NC 28112-9406
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Great For Kids and Grandpa Who Loves Animals.

Dogs, dogs and more dogs. Teenager leads you on a group tour. They have many animals who have been... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
BILLB47
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Charlotte, NC
via mobile
Nice collection

This is not a tourist attraction, but a private collection. I think they've done a good job with... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Ken W
via mobile
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4 Nov 2017
“Great For Kids and Grandpa Who Loves Animals. ”
16 Nov 2016
“Nice collection ”
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1126 Charlie Williams Rd, Monroe, NC 28112-9406
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Dogs, dogs and more dogs. Teenager leads you on a group tour. They have many animals who have been rescued. Feed is $3 for bucket. Animals love to ‘steal’ the food. Wear comfortable shoes and old clothes. This is a farm environment. We really enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This is not a tourist attraction, but a private collection. I think they've done a good job with it. Fun for the kids.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to this ranch with my in-laws, my 2 year old and some relatives. It was nice and liked the experience. My son enjoyed interacting with the animals and feeding them. Definitely not the best organized place in the world but for a European...More

Thank Mika_Petrou
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fun place to take the kids. Kind of poorly kept pens for the animals which looked a bit sad. The animals who can eat the feed were funny. Goats got loose and tried to steal my bucket. This place needs some hand...More

Thank Sonya F
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We bought a groupon for this place and we're excited to check it out. It's a great idea in theory... And the place has some major potential...But to be honest we were very disappointed in almost everything about it. :( To start it was confusing...More

9  Thank wildcatsu
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I went with all adults and we had a wonderful experience. Even though the tour guide didn't know all the answers to the questions she gave us lots of hands on time with the baby animals (And I have google access on my phone to...More

1  Thank Amber J
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I guess, for the price of admission plus tour, I was expecting more, including maybe more of a tour. The 12/13 year old girl who led the tour was sweet, but she knew very little about the animals when asked a variety of questions. She...More

4  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Yes, they do have a lot of different types of animals, but the entire experience was BLAH!! It was difficult to actually find the "ticket office", and once we found it, it smelled horrible & had a pile of dog hair/dirt swept in the corner....More

6  Thank shayjet
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The two young ladies that did our tour lacked knowledge of the exotic animals. The zebras were no where to be found. Disappointing! We took our 10 yr. old granddaughter and she was ready to leave after 20 minutes. Not as much interaction as we...More

4  Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit. They have beautiful farm land filled with horses which you can trail ride.. you can do petting zoo tours where you can meet and greet all kinds of farm animals and view exotic cats (African servals and bobcats),...More

1  Thank whodaz
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