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Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

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A must visit!

This place was very educational and also loved by my two tween daughters. My one daughter is an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BobbyBrew
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Orland Park, Illinois
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Best Part of the Trip!

We visited Scottsdale with friends and found this tour on Trip Advisor. I can’t say enough about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SanDiegoNative29
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San Diego, California
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Tours by appointment only. Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center is a non-profit rescue and rehabilitation facility specializing in wild mammals. Over 70% of the animals that come into our center are returned to the wild. For those that cannot be...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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27026 N 156th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-9524
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+1 480-471-3621
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was very educational and also loved by my two tween daughters. My one daughter is an aspiring vet tech and my other daughter just loves animals. The tour was 2 hrs and full of great information and feeding of the animals. Bears, Cougars,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BobbyBrew
Don C, Owner at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting us and leaving us a positive review! Thank you for supporting us in our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and release southwest mammals and we hope to see you back on a future tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Scottsdale with friends and found this tour on Trip Advisor. I can’t say enough about how much we enjoyed the experience. We saw a huge array of animals from the beautiful horned owls to the Mexican Grey Wolves. I highly recommend making this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family had a wonderful time visiting the Southwest Wildlife Conservation. It was both informative and fun. Wonderful people volunteer their time to help the beautiful animals. The animals were very interactive on the tour we took. Thank you Southwest for all that you do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Don C, Owner at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us during a public tour and leaving us a positive review! We hope to see you again on a public tour!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience at the Southwest conservation Center was amazing. We had already been to the Phoenix Zoo. This center is an insider view to the animals in the Southwest. Our guide, Nikki, was wonderful and never hesitated to elicit or answer questions. Honey, the bear,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Don C, Owner at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving us such a glowing review! We hope that you can come visit us again on a future tour!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 10am tour with Diane and were absolutely blown away by the work that these people do to rescue, rehabilitate, and release these animals. Each animal has their own story, personality, and lesson to teach about how best to let wild animals stay...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Don C, Owner at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on a tour and leaving us a wonderful review! We hope that you can join us again on a tour!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 2pm tour with Robyn and it was really interessting and she is an excellent tour guide. Great place. I've volunteer in some wildlife center before and this one seams to be really in good hand. They explain to use clearly the 3...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MontrealMermaid
Don C, Owner at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on a tour and for leaving us such a positive review! We hope that you can come visit us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place where people bring wild animals that Te injured or orphaned. Attempt is made to rehabilitate and nurse to health and get to the Wild. Very nice staff that you can tell love their mission. Highly recommend for all ages. You will learn something.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Don C, Owner at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us on a tour and for leaving us a positive review! Our staff and volunteers truly love sharing their passion for wildlife rehabilitation. We hope you can join us on another tour in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove a long way out from Scottsdale and were very disappointed. There is little to see except for a few sick native animals in cages. You are not allowed to wander on your own - you must make an appointment to be listed on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place beat my high expectations. It's incredible what these people are doing there to help local wildlife.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Don C, Manager at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us here at SWCC! We hope that you can come visit us again the future!

Reviewed 5 December 2018

This Wildlife Center is absolutely amazing...clean, well run and very educational. The volunteer guides are extremely knowledgeable and clearly have a passion for what they do. This is a "must visit" for anyone who cares about wild animals. The pace of the tour is good,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Don C, Owner at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thank you for joining us on a tour of our sanctuary! We look forward to seeing you back on a future tour!

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Cathie E
21 April 2018|
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Response from gretchen320 | Reviewed this property |
Thanks Cathie! It was great meeting you too, we appreciate the work that you do and really enjoyed the tour!
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
The earlier in the day you go,the better chance there is to see more animals, due to the heat.
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