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Bearadise Ranch

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Open today: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Amazing adventure

The wonderful family dedicated their live providing for bears who would not survive in the wild... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Sharon M
via mobile
Happy well loved bears!

My husband and I recently spent an afternoon at Bearadise Ranch. We loved seeing the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Nancy R
Seminole, Florida
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27 May 2018
“Amazing adventure”
27 Apr 2018
“Happy well loved bears!”
"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
6908 245th St E, Additional address information, Myakka City, FL 34251-2903
+1 941-322-2462
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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.

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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

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

3  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

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

2  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

2  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

4  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

2  Thank Fabiola_Santana
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The last stop of a hectic week and I felt like I had gone back to a much simpler time. Truly a slice of heaven to sit on a porch playing checkers while the bears frolic in the pond across the way. The day was...More

2  Thank 510kerryg
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Bearadise Ranch was amazing! This is the home of the famous Welde Bears. They have been around since 1926 and there are generations of them here. There are 14 bears and this ranch serves to educate those about bears and conserving their species. We took...More

3  Thank Rachel608
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4 February 2017|
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