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Big Cat Rescue

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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
+1 813-920-4130
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Great to See the Attention and Care These Animals Get

I went to the Big Cat Rescue recently and enjoyed the afternoon. The volunteer tour guides were... read more

Reviewed today
ofdaleys
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Oak Forest, Illinois
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Educational and interesting

I thoroughly enjoy our visit to Big Cat Rescue. The tour was very informative, educational and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tessb50
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Apollo Beach, Florida
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Do you see yourself looking over the vast Serengeti plains, searching the horizon for a glimpse of a pride of Lions, or a Leopard lounging in the trees? Do you imagine yourself in India, riding an elephant through the high grass with your eyes peeled for the elusive Tiger? Have you ever thought how great it would be to hike through the rainforest, listening to the tropical birds, ever on the lookout for a Leopard or an Ocelot high in the canopy? Have you ever been to the zoo and wanted to be closer to the exotic cats; so close you could almost touch them? You don't have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to make these dreams come true. The world's largest accredited big cat rescue facility is right here in Tampa, Florida at Big Cat Rescue.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625-3702
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Reviewed today via mobile

I went to the Big Cat Rescue recently and enjoyed the afternoon. The volunteer tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable. Our group had lots of questions and they were able to answer them. The cats seem to be well cared for and enjoy their large...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have great respect for the care "Big Cat" gives to their animals. The compassion and concern show. If you like cats, this is a great place to spend an afternoon.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been twice but honestly its been a while since our last visit. Nice guided walking tour through the rescue. Interesting to hear how they acquired the animals and to see how beautiful and graceful these cats are.

Thank ARB111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

learned so much and want to do more to help these big cats, Cooler weather is obviously the best time to observe them but I went when it was warmer and they were just as exciting to see and experience. They have different experiences that...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went because my 11 year old has been talking about it for over a year! It was a great experience! We will be back!

Thank cbordenkecher
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was worried I would be sad about seeing these cats but quickly realized they have found great forever homes! We really enjoyed our time on the Feeding Tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable. She answered our questions and really seemed to enjoy her job...More

Thank Penny S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s an imperfect experience because you are at the will, or whim, of the Cats being awake and/or visible when you’re there but to see such wonderful specimens who might have been hitherto consigned to a very different and/or unacceptable lifestyle is a real joy....More

Thank Greatblackhawk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The people who run it are well informed and care deeply about animals. They are respectful of the animals needs and strive to educate the public on their tours. A group of dedicated volunteers keep the animals well fed and tended to, according to each...More

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rainbow1poole
30 April 2018|
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Response from smg12657 | Reviewed this property |
The one we like the best is the 9 AM Sat feeders tour. You get to see all the cats awake, looking to be fed and watching the caretakers feed them. It really is awesome.
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Aimee G
29 April 2018|
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Response from Patricia M | Reviewed this property |
Sandals are ok. Insects arent bad right now but bring repellant just in case. Bring sunscreen and hat.
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Pat969
3 April 2018|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
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