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National Tiger Sanctuary, Saddlebrooke

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Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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Operating as a not-for-profit rescue facility, National Tiger Sanctuary offers a number of guided tours with opportunities to interact with its resident big cats. The rescued animals that live here include white and orange tigers, African lions, a mountain lion, a black leopard, and more. During your tour, you can learn about the animals and the threats to their survival. Plus, you'll also get an inside look at each cat's quirky personality. The more deluxe guided tours include experiences such as feeding the animals and a behind-the-scenes look of the facility. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to National Tiger Sanctuary by using our Saddlebrooke trip itinerary planning app.
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  • I took my wife to do the awareness tour several years ago and she loved it so much that I took her back over the holidays to go on the Behind the Scenes Tour. It was the most expensive thing we did.....  more
    I took my wife to do the awareness tour several years ago and she loved it so much that I took her back over the holidays to go on the Behind the Scenes Tour. It was the most expensive thing we did.....  more »
  • I love this place. I wanted to take my grandkids here for a long time. I learned so much about big cats and how they are treated. Circuses, magic shows and some zoos are viewed by me differently... 
    I love this place. I wanted to take my grandkids here for a long time. I learned so much about big cats and how they are treated. Circuses, magic shows and some zoos are viewed by me differently...  more »
  • My husband and I took the open air tram tour. He has been to the sanctuary many times and still loved it. This was my first time visiting. The first thing I saw in parking lot was a llama. We... 
    My husband and I took the open air tram tour. He has been to the sanctuary many times and still loved it. This was my first time visiting. The first thing I saw in parking lot was a llama. We...  more »
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  • The National Tiger Sanctuary was amazing! The tigers and other animals were all very well taken care of. The "cages" were very clean. Cage is not really an appropriate word, as they were large enough so the animals had space enough so they could move around and explore, have separate bedrooms, pools, grass, trees, and some had places for the animals to hide. We helped feed the tigers, and all appropriate action was taken to insure the cats' safety as well as our own. The cats' privacy was well respected. One of the most impressive things was that the tour guides were not tied to the clock. They allowed all questions to be broached and didn't seem to mind that we went over our allotted time. Other than the animals, our satisfaction with the tour was most important to the sanctuary and it showed. The guides were impressive with their enthusiasm and knowledge. I would definitely go back again and again and recommend it highly. This is definitely a "sanctuary" for these animals who were never given a choice on how to live their life. Bless the owners and staff!!!
  • It's really wonderful what they're doing for these animals. The stories of where these animals come from are very compelling. The tour guide was very informative and showed great love for these animals. If ever back in the area I would definitely go back. I encourage everyone who has a chance to go to do so and support this good cause.
  • The tour was very informative and fun at the same time. The cats were majestic to say the least! The gift shop was well equipped with things you might need on the tour. All the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Overall great time!
  • HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! Really neat experience! Heartbreaking to hear the stories of where these cats came from. Thankful we got to support this organization and all that they do to help these cats live out their lives well.
  • THIS IS THE GREATEST PLACE EVER!1! I'm so glad I happened to find a brochure for this place. It was so cool to see these big cats up close and even to feed them (through a PVC-pipe chute)!! I could spend all day every day here. I learned so much from our guide, Vic, about all the animals and where they came from. This place is got worth a visit!

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