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Two Tails Ranch

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18655 NE 81st St, Williston, FL 32696-3906
+1 352-528-6585
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Birthday visit

My daughter asked to visit for her 13th birthday. We loved every minute. We took the “extreme... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beechgrl4
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Love it!

I paid for the extreme encounter and it was well worth it. All of the elephants are well taken care... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alyson B
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“pastry” (20 reviews)
“snails” (48 reviews)
“elephant ride” (13 reviews)
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18655 NE 81st St, Williston, FL 32696-3906
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+1 352-528-6585
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My daughter asked to visit for her 13th birthday. We loved every minute. We took the “extreme encounter” and really enjoyed the extras. We washed an elephant, took loads of close up and personal photos, rode one briefly, as well as other things. It was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I paid for the extreme encounter and it was well worth it. All of the elephants are well taken care of and you can tell that the owner knows a lot about them. They are her babies and she takes care of them. It really...More

Thank Alyson B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just spent an amazing morning with Pat Z. and her elephant family of Luke, Patti and Marie. These gentle creatures treated us to a morning we will never forget. We took the Extreme package and we were able to tour the...More

Thank ChuckNY352
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course you have heard of elephants, a small herd actually exists in Williston, a short drive west of Ocala. The caretaker is a wise women dedicated to the preservation of these magnificent animals. You can’t just walk in. Call, better yet, e mail her...More

Thank Dick L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I do think they take good care of the animals, and the owner seems to be very vigilant, she tried to give a schpeel about how she is not a “rescue” she does not believe in animal rights, she does not believe that elephants...More

Thank dmidnight2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Attended a day event here. Saw the elephant family and listened to her tell the history and life of them. Saw the other exotic animals as well. The location is only open now for reservations. So you need to call ahead to get in. There...More

1  Thank ginniedroz
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This was a pretty cool visit. There are (mostly) elephants, emus, lemurs, a camel, a zebra, a tortoise, and an ostrich. The tour actually doesn't take long - probably an hour, hour and 15 at most. They show you Asian and African elephants first, then...More

Thank k8schreiber
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Patricia really knows her stuff and Is an absolute blessing to her elephants! You can definitely tell She puts her heart and soul into taking care of her animals! Our whole crew had a great time and would highly recommend yall take the ride out...More

Thank Amanda B
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Our guide, Patti, told us all about how elephant are dying in Asia and Africa and that we need to save the ones in her sanctuary. It cost almost $100,000 to maintain one elephant for a year. There are are other animals there too. You...More

Thank glori1950
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Glad to help support these beautiful creatures and we happily do so. Drove one and one quarter hours for a 30 minute guided (?) walk around. Not hearing impaired friendly. Woman giving presentation kept turning away from audience while speaking without any amplification device. Once...More

3  Thank Charles M
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Donna B
19 June 2018|
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Response from SrSarge | Reviewed this property |
When I took my Roadsters Club reservations were required. They don’t take them very far out. Prices are based on what you want to do — show and tour is the base price. You can feed the elephants for an additional fee and... More
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Green20156
6 March 2018|
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Response from LA3266 | Reviewed this property |
I emailed them to book my reservation
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Lisa M
8 June 2017|
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Response from FarawayInnCedarKey | Reviewed this property |
I was so enthralled as I never did this as a child and always wanted to. It was about 10 minutes, maybe 15 minutes.
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