McCarthys Wildlife Sanctuary, West Palm Beach

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4.9/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web
A sanctuary for both local and exotic species, McCarthys Wildlife Sanctuary has saved hundreds of injured, abused, or neglected animals. Sustained entirely on community funding, the sanctuary is an independent endeavor that strives to educate visitors about conservation and respect for animals. The zoo director frequently guides people through the animal habitats and provides an intimate introduction to birds of prey, large cats, and reptiles. You need a reservation to be admitted. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to McCarthys Wildlife Sanctuary by using our West Palm Beach vacation planner.
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  • Had a great time.Limited number of persons per group. This allows better interaction with guides and animals. So if your planning a visit make a reservation early to get the time you want. Our guide B...  read more »
  • This is such a worthwhile tour. The staff is very knowledgeable and appear dedicated to the animals. The animals are obviously well cared for and many responded to the caretaker when called to. The ef...  read more »
  • My family and I were in the West Palm Beach area for a week and decided to check this place out after seeing it's rated the #1 thing to do in the West Palm area. Wow, wow, wow. This place is hands dow...  read more »
  • Definitely worth the money. We saw some amazing animals, and the sanctuary does great work and rehabbing exotic animals. It was a 2 hour tour for only $35. The money goes towards supporting the animals. Go and support them!
  • For $35/adult, this 2 hour tour around the sanctuary cannot be beat! You will see exotic animals ranging from birds to primates, big cats to big snakes. They are a great institution that acts as a "Plan B" for animal control who find these exotic animals in the wild or in possession of owners.
  • This place is truly amazing! Best experience my kids and I have had! I didn't know they had a Liger and ever since I heard about them, I've wanted to see one in real life!!! Coolest day ever!! They have such a clean, beautiful sanctuary and I would definitely go back....all the time if I could! It was truly a great experience for my kids! They were also very please and excited :)
  • They have lots of animals of all kinds. The guide is very savvy and you can even touch some animals. The way they preserve them is really amazing. You get to learn a lot about the wildlife and the differences with living in captivity. If you like animals and nature, this is your place
  • It was amazing!!!! Great way to spend an afternoon... The guides are soo nice and they did a great job with the tour. 100% worth every penny and their cause is incredible!!!! Loved it!!!!
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