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Bearadise Ranch

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Closed Now: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Open today: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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So cute to see them swim.

Cool for kids to see. Not expensive and all money goes to feed and take care of them.. Highly... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Patty W
"Such a wonderful family to provide a loving home for the bears!"

We were able to watch a show with the bears at Harrison Michigan at the fair, while they were... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
lindalu267
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10 Oct 2018
“So cute to see them swim.”
25 Jul 2018
“"Such a wonderful family to provide a loving home for the bears!"”
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"Bearadise Ranch" A unique attraction in a natural Florida setting. Home to the Welde family bears. Established in 1926 to educate and to promote awareness for habitat preservation and conservation for all bear species.
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Hours Today: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6908 245th St E, Additional address information, Myakka City, FL 34251-2903
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+1 941-322-2462
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Cool for kids to see. Not expensive and all money goes to feed and take care of them.. Highly recommend going.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Patty W
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We were able to watch a show with the bears at Harrison Michigan at the fair, while they were visiting. They are such beautiful animals, and how sad that humans have taken up 98% of their natural habitat. Their human family is so loving toward...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lindalu267
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The wonderful family dedicated their live providing for bears who would not survive in the wild. The family provide a natural habitat for the bears to flourish. They look very healthy and happy. It's a beautiful place and a must visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 28 April 2018

My husband and I recently spent an afternoon at Bearadise Ranch. We loved seeing the beautiful, large, fenced enclosure that these bears live in, which includes trees, bushes, a grass lawn and best of all a large pond. We enjoyed watching these beautiful bears swimming...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

In the wild, black and brown bears avoid humans, spending their days digging, climbing, running, and swimming in vast home ranges spanning hundreds of miles. They're social, curious animals who display sophisticated problem-solving abilities. But when they're forced to perform, bears are denied everything that's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
6  Thank mfmiguelez
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Wow What a great day trip!! There is an education segement but most of the trip involved watching the bears. We could have watched them run around and play for hiurs....wait we did. There is a small gift shop and a snack shop that older...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jane I
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing tour at the ranch. It was very interesting to learn the history. Monica is an excellent guide and you can see her love and admiration for her bears. They are beautiful!! After the tour we watched the bears play in the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank stacygouldin
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I took my mother and my 8 year old daughter to Bearadise Ranch last week. We loved it. It is truly a one of a kind place. Monica Weide is carrying on her husband's family history and seems to be doing a great job. Only...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Francine N
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Went to the ranch with a group of seniors. Just loved to watch those bears. They are so cuddly looking. The farm is just so nicely thought and laid out. The bears seems so happy to perform for their audience. They do justice by giving...More

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank avilabeach2002
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Last weekend I took at tour at Bearadise Ranch in Myakka City. I absolutely loved this place, Monica the owner is adorable and she have the most beautiful European brown bears. A tour at this Ranch is a stress reliever you will love to watch...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Fabiola_Santana
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Response from Sammie259 | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the hours but it's by reservation only so I would give them a call. They offer cold drinks also. It's definitely worth your time to visit. I absolutely loved it and it was very inexpensive.. like $12 or $15... More
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