Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary

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  • Address: 7101 Palmer Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240, United States
  • Timings: 12:30 pm - 04:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Wildlife Park, Wildlife Safari, Family And Kids, Nature

A big cat is not actually a cat but interestingly it is another name for a tiger which is an animal also of the cat family. This place is set up with a purpose of providing care and protection to wild animals to free them from captivation. Among all the animals you see here, the tiger gets a bit of more attention as its number is more on the side of declination. The people here try to give the animals a natural habitat and encourage them for challenging activities to keep them active and to make them a sport for all situations. All the efforts of the people and the facilities given to the animals have made it a sanctuary as well.

The many species of animals include tigers, ligers, leopards, bears, primates, birds and many more domestic varieties as well. The special part about this zoo and sanctuary is that it is partly maintained with the help of public that can be any form such as financially, sponsors or in a materialistic way.

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  • Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary Address: 7101 Palmer Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240, United States
  • Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary Timing: 12:30 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 47.07% of people who visit Sarasota include Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary visit around 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary

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Big Cat Habitat And Gulf Coast Sanctuary Reviews & Ratings

  • Wonderful jewel in Sarasota. Lovely intimate animal sanctuary where big cats and bears (and other animals) are well cared for. You get so close you can almost touch these beautiful creatures. Feels like a family run facility. Very "old Florida." I highly recommend this charming place.

  • Clean and easy to get around the little park. Spent 90 minutes there and 30 minutes of that was a little show in an arena inside the small gift shop. Show was a show & tell with a small snake, various sizes/ages of turtles, and a young 4' alligator. You can pet and take a photo op with the gator. Admission was $18 per adult! The big cats- lions, tigers and a few bears were awesome. The Liger (Google it) is a half lion half tiger that was breed in captivity. A good looking huge animal! Birds, monkeys, zebras, camels, emus, and a petting zoo with goats and kids round out this assortment of animals. Don't know if they have discounts or have coupons to lower the admission price, but maybe a small effort to make it worth your while.

  • Lots of big cats, bears, goats, monkeys, emus, birds, alligators, and other rescue animals that are well cared for by a multi generation family. They take their time to make sure that you are well informed and educated about their mission to save all animals and the difference between animals rights and animal welfare. There is so much to see, that the 4 hours that we were there flew by quickly. Animal areas are clean, and well maintained. Shade and ample water features for the animals to cool off are provided. Petting area for young kids is great.

  • Decent priced. Awesome super friendly staff. Great indoor show. Monkeys, tigers, bears, and more. Great attraction to see when visiting Fla. You even get to take a pic with a tiger. Its in a clear cage bit it looks like u are right up next to it for real.

  • Absolutely awesome place!! Animals are well cared for and staff was super friendly. Beautiful animals you can get super close to. Our daughter absolutely loved it! Will be back soon!

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    • The one-day pass pf Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary is priced at 18 USD per adult (13 and above) and 8 USD per child (3-12). Children below 3 years of age have free entrance.  

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