McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary, West Palm Beach

A sanctuary for both local and exotic species, McCarthy's 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. Using our custom trip planner, West Palm Beach attractions like McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Went here with my boyfriend, his sister and her boyfriend and we all had such an amazing experience. We have already talked about going back when the next time we are in west palm. The price is very w...  more »
  • Terrific tour and a worthy cause. All of the animals are rescues and this is a nonprofit. The animals are very well taken care of and our tour guide Alexis was enthusiastic and it was obvious she enjo...  more »
  • Absolutely amazing!! Libby was such an amazing tour guide and so incredibly knowledgeable. Can’t wait to come back!  more »
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  • Had a lot of fun at this place! It's clean, the animals were happy, healthy and loved, and the staff was knowledgeable and fun! You need a reservation for a tour because they don't really aim to make money. It's a non-profit organization which focuses on the well-being of the animals (rehabilitation, research). This is a great place to learn about animals and their mission reflects kindness and respect towards animals. Thank you, guys! Special mention to Jessica, our tour guide. She was just wonderful! Keep doing what you do. You all contribute in making the world a better place. We will be back! Cheers all the way from Montreal, Canada! :)
  • Very interesting tour. Excellent staff. Worthwhile cause. This is a rescue facility for animals others don't want including lemurs, lions and tigers along with many other wonderful creatures. Great tour.
  • Love the place and all the wild animals,most of them has been kept as pets by private people,untill they discovered they grow too big! An excellent guide took us around and told us the stories of each animal! Pricing $$
  • One of the best place to visit. We were very impressed as were the kids. Very impressive, informative & clean .You take a tour in small groups , all of the guides are friendly & knowledgeable great with the kids. A MUST SEE PLACE TO VISIT FOR LOCALS & TOURIST.
  • This place is amazing. From big cats to venomous snakes. Birds to turtles. Very informative staff. A great teaching lesson for the kids.
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