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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: Loxahatchee River District, 2500 Jupiter Park Drive Jupiter, Jupiter, FL 33458
Phone Number: +1 561-575-3399
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Better than a zoo

We love this place. There are a lot of animals to see and it's by donation. There is no pressure on how much to donate, the bins are located all over the park. There are a lot of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Angela M
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Mill Creek, Washington
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Mill Creek, Washington
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place. There are a lot of animals to see and it's by donation. There is no pressure on how much to donate, the bins are located all over the park. There are a lot of shaded areas, so on really hot days, it's not so bad. When we have visitors from out of town, we bring them... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My recommendation is to visit! I've visited with children, grandparents, and everything in between. This rustic sanctuary has all kinds of animals ranging from cougars to pelicans, to alligators. The admission is donation based, to support their work.

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Thank Mitchell B
Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small zoological park is a sort of sanctuary where native Floridian animals are sheltered, cared for, and displayed. Everything from wild turkeys to Florida Panthers to bobcats, foxes, deer, alligators, turtles, tortoises, armadillos and on and on is to be found displayed in a very pleasant, park tucked away in a quiet corner of Jupiter. Donations are requested, but... More 

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Thank Mark G
Hobe Sound, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gave this an average for those that seek zoos and sanctuary's but well worth the visit. Just not up to the top national locations.

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Thank Tim H
Juno Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our grandkids love our regular visits here. They have learned a lot about our native animals and birds. The displays are clean and professional. The animals appear healthy and well cared for. The facility is just the right size, not overwhelming to see it all. Recommend a visit, and be sure to leave a donation to support their work.

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Richmond
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not far from the beaches in Jupiter Florida, this Sanctuary makes an informative and enjoyable visit. Young volunteers made presentations to visitors and really enables us to get up close and personal with some interesting creatures.

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Thank bilewis
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a fantastic time here viewing all the animals. There are a large variety of them and it's good to know that the animals are not exploited. Its a rescue facility. They help them and release them if possible. Awesome educational opportunity for children and adults alike.

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Thank Antiqua2001
Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Took my parents and we had a great time. All they ask for is a donation of your choice...I gave 10 dollars. They really do great things for the animals there. All rescues and they take any injured animals and rehabilitate them.

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Thank Jennifer K
West Palm Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great place to visit and teach kids about wildlife and nature. Interactive and educational shows daily.

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Jupiter, Florida
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28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Busch sanctuary is a great place to visit with kids on the weekends. The staff does an excellent job of rescuing and helping injured animals that are brought in. You can tour the grounds and see some of the rescued animals and support the sanctuary with much needed donations!

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