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National Tiger Sanctuary

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518 State Highway Bb, Saddlebrooke, MO 65630-3046
+1 417-587-3633
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Loved it and would go back

The place is clean didn’t smell like zoos or dirty place. They give you a history of the animals... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Very Interesting!

My mother and I took a tour of the Sanctuary with our tour guide Micaela. She was awesome! The tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melody C
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National Tiger Sanctuary is a non-profit, rescue facility that currently cares for a variety of big cats, including white and orange tigers, lions, leopards, and mountain lions. Visit our big cats from three feet away at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, or 4 pm Wednesday through Sunday. Ask about special tours where you can go behind the scenes or feed the cats yourself! Photography and questions encouraged. By guided tour only so the cats can rest. Reservations only requested for the Behind the Scenes Tour. National Tiger Sanctuary is an educational campus dedicated to bringing awareness to the environmental conditions and their effects on the earth's ecosystems. Our mission is much bigger than just caring for our furry friends; we believe that through education we can all have a positive impact on the environment!
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518 State Highway Bb, Saddlebrooke, MO 65630-3046
+1 417-587-3633
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is clean didn’t smell like zoos or dirty place. They give you a history of the animals and how they came to the Sanctuary. It breaks my heart to see people that can treat animals like this. Thanks for taking them in. I...More

Thank Sookies2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I took a tour of the Sanctuary with our tour guide Micaela. She was awesome! The tour and what the sanctuary does is amazing. Wish I lived closer to visit more often.

Thank Melody C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very educational and informative look at tigers. I highly recommend this adventure for young and old alike. The staff was very knowledgeable about their animals and passionate about their mission.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the basic tour and was pleasantly surprised - saw about 12 give or take. Some of the cats were lounging back from the fence but several came up close. One came when called by name and was very happy to see people. All looked...More

Thank Georgette L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lions and tigers on the narrated tour are great - some are hard to see since they are in their little "houses" and are not very visible on the tour. We got to see about 9 - 10 animals - some close-up, some at...More

Thank Rich L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whilst driving to Branson, MO, for the first time, I saw the National Tiger sanctuary advertised so decided to visit whilst staying at Branson. I took part in the feeding tour & VERY pleased I did. Michaela was the tour guide, and found her very...More

Thank StevelikesUSA
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The feeding tour was a neat and educational experience! It will make you think twice about going to animal shows.

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

National Tiger Sanctuary is located between Springfield and Branson Missouri. They are a non-profit organization that rescues and cares for big cats. We very much enjoyed our visit and tour. My husband and son went on the "Behind the Scenes" tour where they got to...More

Thank 434kristenr
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Help care for these big cats and assorted animals by buying a ticket to visit this wonderful place. Many of the animals were pets that people could no longer handle, or circus animals that refused to perform or were given up when the business lagged....More

Thank Marlene B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

On our way into Branson my fiancé and I stopped at the National Tiger Sanctuary. We had no idea this place existed and I am so glad we found it! It's beautiful what the people do for these gorgeous rescued animals. They are a non...More

Thank Sofia P
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17 June 2017|
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Response from National Tiger S | Property representative |
Thank you for your interesting in National Tiger Sanctuary! We have different tours that vary in length. The shortest and most basic tour is our Awareness Tour. It lasts around 45 minutes to an hour. Our Feeding and You Feed... More
2 May 2017|
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Response from National Tiger S | Property representative |
National Tiger Sanctuary is 12 miles north of 65 and the strip!
Bobbie W
2 April 2017|
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Response from National Tiger S | Property representative |
Bobbie, Yes, we do have a gift shop where you can purchase t-shirts, stuffed animals, and many other souvenirs! Please let us know if you have any further questions. Thank you! Sincerely, Abbie