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The Three Ring Ranch is a private, USDA licensed, non-profit, exotic animal sanctuary located right above the village in Kona. The Only accredited sanctuary facility in Hawaii. Home to zebra, bison, nene, hawks, monkeys, owls, flamingos and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
+1 808-331-8778
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us friends went together. The owner, Ann, gave a wonderful tour. She is very animated and the tour is geared towards education. She has a zebra, monkeys, 4 Ostrich, buffalo, tortoises, a swan, crane, Many types of Parrots, Hawaiian owl, snow goose and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura R
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Three Ring Ranch. Our kids were 15,12, and 10 at the time of our visit. Ann was a knowledgeable guide and excellent teacher, which made our tour so much more enriching. The animals did not disappoint, and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bret R
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

The Three Ring animal sanctuary was an amazing part of our trip to the Big Island of Hawaii. This is not a petting zoo, but you do get very close to the animals. You learn to communicate with them in a way which doesn't stress...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brentlewis04
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time here. Ann really knew her stuff about the animals she is taking care of. The tour was very engaging and we must have spent about 2.5 hours touring the sanctuary. Highly recommend this place as they do a great service...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Genie C
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing! You get a 2 hour tour with an incredible amount of information about animals, how they communicate, and how we can interact with them. It is well worth the mandatory donation. My kids loved it, and so did I!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tutudoc1
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Ann Goody runs the only animal sanctuary in the state of Hawaii. I’ve lived here for ten years and I’m just learning about it now? This sanctuary is amazing. The animals here often have had sad stories, but ending up in the care of Ann...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scott S
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The Three Ring Ranch visit we had was absolutely amazing! We can’t say enough about how fun and interactive this tour was! And, of course, very educational about the plight of animals that were often first pets, even though they are wild and foreign animals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clmott12
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

it was an amazing afternoon for the entire family!! We fed a 1700 pound bison, ostrich, and a horse. They are 100% volunteer. If you are visiting the Big Island it is a must!!! The kids, ages 11 & 7 were able to ask questions...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was an amazing experience. Please note this is not a petting zoo. The main focus is learning about animal behavior, while still having the pleasure of close exposure and contact (feeding, petting, etc.). Ann, who is the tour guide, is a wonderful animal advocate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank _tanya200200
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Didn't know what to expect but really enjoyed this experience. Dr Goody blends her experience with live interaction and humor. She is an amazing educator and don't forget to remind her remember Cody, the bison

Date of experience: April 2018
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10 May 2015|
Response from AnnGoody | Property representative |
Aloha, Mostly on level ground but on grass or gravel. The area that is uneven is only slightly thus not wheelchair or walker friendly. Many who have done it post stroke or injury did it with a friend carrying a folding chair... More
Lois S
7 February 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You need to call or e-mail them first you can't just show up as they have their schedule with the animals. Once you contact them they will give you directions to the facility. A $50 per person donation is recommended... More