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Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center

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Truly unforgettable experience!

I'm not sure how to even start. I have loved animals my whole life and Lea is definitely following... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jefflea4098
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Fort Myers, Florida
Best experience of my life!

This was my boyfriend and my first time to shy wolf and it was an experience we will never forget... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mandymack30
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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Shy Wolf Sanctuary is located on a private residence and is not open to the public. Reservations are required. Please visit our website to make a reservation. Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education and Experience Center, Inc. is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1161 27th St SW, Golden Gate, FL 34117-4229
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+1 855-749-9653
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure how to even start. I have loved animals my whole life and Lea is definitely following in my footsteps. My aunt had a wolf-dog years ago and wolves have always been one of my favorites. I found Shy Wolf Sanctuary and had...More

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience and we are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us! See you and Lea soon for volunteer orientation...welcome to our pack!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my boyfriend and my first time to shy wolf and it was an experience we will never forget. Our guide peg was amazing. She told us everything about each member of the sanctuary and how they came to the sanctuary. It was heart...More

Thank Mandymack30
Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us and appreciate you for sharing your experience. You are initiated and now part of our pack. Thank you for caring about animals!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I loved the experience we had at Shy Wolf Sanctuary! The animals were breathtaking and our guide was very knowledgeable of every single animal they had on the property. Our favorite part was when our guide initiated a group howl to get...More

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awoooo! Glad you enjoyed howling with our pack. Thank you for supporting Shy Wolf Sanctuary and we will see you next visit!

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Today I was surprised by my husband and brought to Shy Wolf Sanctuary. My god was it amazing � Peg showed us around and we had such an unforgettable experience. These animals are all amazing and this facility provides such excellent care. Thank you to...More

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us. We appreciate your love of animals and support of our mission to rescue and educate people about exotic animals. Welcome to our pack!

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Peg welcomed us and guided our journey. Her genuine and loving energy made me feel at home :-) also her deep love and commitment to the animals, and beautiful wise soul. And sense of humor. I appreciate you Peg. The wolves were so incredible. Luna's...More

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Peg does indeed guide our guests to a magical connection with our animals. Thank you for your kind words and loving our animals. Welcome to our pack!

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to visit. Well maintain, highly knowledgeable volunteers, beautiful and majestic animals besides wolves. They have foxes, coyotes, raccoons, a panther and a few others. You just have to pay them a visit to see for yourself. It's a great learning experience for child...More

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for bringing your teenagers to educate them about exotic animals. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again soon. Great pics!

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Up close and personal with Wolfs and other animals residents,in love with this place,Peg our guide was excellent super friendly,we will be back for sure.

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for loving and supporting our animals and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter loves wolves. We really loved the experience at Shy Wolf Sanctuary. We got up close to wolves and other exotic animals. It was amazing! The volunteers there are so knowledgeable and clearly love the animals. There is a long wait to sign up,...More

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

We are so happy you and your daughter enjoyed your visit with us. Thank you for caring about our animals!

Reviewed 17 May 2018

It was very clear that everyone who volunteers their time at Shy Wolf loves and wants the best for the animals in their care. What an amazing experience to pet some of the wolves, to learn their stories, and to hear them all howling in...More

Thank Sara C
Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Sara, We are happy to hear you enjoyed the guided visit with us and got in on the group howl! Thank you for your support and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2018

I've been going to Shy Wolf for a few years. This place is terrific. I have not found anyone who has not enjoyed the experience. You are exposed to some animals up close and personal (no fencing), while others must be admired from afar. The...More

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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thanks Joan for being a longtime supporter of Shy Wolf Sanctuary! It means the world to us that you care so much for our animals and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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william g
17 April 2018|
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Response from Deanna D | Property representative |
William, Please accept our apology for the late response. We are booked until March 2019 with a waiting list. For more information about our guided visits, please visit our website under the Connect and Visit section.
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cabouse2001
20 February 2018|
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Response from Deanna D | Property representative |
Yes reservations are required to visit and made on our website. We are booked well in advance and do have a waiting list! Please visit our website and select visit under "Connect" on our menu.
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samH6062JV
11 August 2017|
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Response from Inasue | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure u could However I wld call them. They are very helpful and this place is worth the trip
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