Big Cat Rescue is the largest accredited sanctuary in the world dedicated entirely to abused and abandoned big cats. We are home to over 100 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts. Our dual mission is to provide the best home we can for the cats in our care and educate the public abou... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag Abuse
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- General Info:
- Big Cat Rescue is a sanctuary and the only way to see the animals are through Guided Tours. All the tours provide an educational experience that includes the plight of big cats in the wild and in captivity and what you can do to save them. Reservation & prepayment is required for all visits to Big Cat Rescue. Tour Types: $36.00 Day Tours, $19.00 Kids Tour, $65.00 Feeding Tour, $125.00 Private Tour and $65 Per additional person per hour, $125.00 Keeper Tour and $65.00 Night Tours.
- Extra Phones:
Phone: (813) 493-4564
- Guided Tours, Conservation, Educational, Internship and Volunteer Programs
- Payment method:
- master card, visa, amex
- Easy Street, Citrus Park Community
- Gift Shop, Snacks, Visitors can bring outside food, Golf Carts for $10
Big Cat Rescue Corp
- Environmental, Conservation & Ecological Organizations, Wildlife Refuge, Tourist Information & Attractions, Zoos
Note: Real sanctuaries do not breed, buy, sell, trade nor allow contact with their big cats. Big Cat Rescue is no sanctuary by definitions of the USFWS nor the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries. Hmm appears they have bought many of there cats yet The United States Humane Society also known as "global federation of animal sanctuaries" a non government institution has Big Cat Rescue listed as a Sanctuary!? Guess ... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
This is not a zoo. You can not browse at your leisure. This is not the place for the young ones to run around. You can only view during and with a 90 minute tour. No children under 10yrs allowed except on Saterday tours. Call ahead so you won't be disappointed. Only one or two tours per day.
Tours are educational and interesting.
This is a good take if you are interested in learning about exotic cats. The owners an... view more
Big cat rescue owned by Carol Baskins goes after many other facilities and falsely accuse them of acts of animal abuse that she herself does. She has had 118 cats died (that we know of) at her facility and it has been proven that she has taken the dead to a taxidermist to be skinned. She lies about how they died (one tiger was strangled to death during transport but she said that it died from cancer). She is still co... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag Abuse