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Animal Adventures

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I felt that the name "Animal Adventures" to be very misleading. The place looked run down and... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2015
Pam B
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Jacksonville, Florida
Doesn't deserve 1 star

Visited once met a group of friends there. Was immediately barked at by very nasty owner for... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2015
RingoStar4
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible38%
22 Aug 2015
“Doesn't deserve 1 star”
1 Aug 2015
“If I could take the "one dot" away for my rating, I DEFINITELY WOULD!”
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5001 SW Rucks Dairy Rd, Okeechobee, FL 34974-8652
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Visited once met a group of friends there. Was immediately barked at by very nasty owner for parking in the wrong spot. Mind you there were NO SIGNS to tell you where to park. Upon touring the place, I observed filthy overgrown small cages. The...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank RingoStar4
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Having lived in Okeechobee for many years, I decided today would be the day to go to Animal Adventures.... umm, where EXACTLY is it? After traveling down what seemed to be a couple dirt, single lane roads...passing by what seemed should have been some condemned...More

Date of experience: August 2015
8  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I will never again visit this place or donate to its cause. In my opinion, this is not a caring environment for the animals and they are basically not nice people.

Date of experience: August 2014
6  Thank Viktoriafl
Reviewed 28 January 2015

The place was a ghost town. We showed up at 11 when the place was support to open and it looked like something out of a horror movie. All gates were locked at there was large no trespassing signs. A member of our group honked...More

Date of experience: January 2015
11  Thank HerndonAl
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I felt that the name "Animal Adventures" to be very misleading. The place looked run down and unattractive, not to mention the customer service or lack thereof. The "NO TRESPASSING" and "PRIVATE PROPERTY" signs were not very welcoming. I will not be returning and hope...More

Date of experience: January 2015
7  Thank Pam B
Reviewed 6 May 2013

This place is a hidden treasure in Okeechobee, FL. The animals are some of the most amazing creatures we have seen in such close proximity. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting to see exotic animals up close.

Date of experience: April 2013
9  Thank John John J
Reviewed 14 January 2013

this experience was just amaizing! very hands -on staff that cares and really knows their animals. I am a big animal lover, so places/people that care so much for well-being of their animals get a lot of respect from me. It was amazing to be...More

Date of experience: January 2013
5  Thank aleksandra s
Reviewed 31 December 2012

I love this place. You get way closer here than any Zoo I've ever been. So many animals... so little time. I plan on going back very soon. What an excellent experience.

Date of experience: December 2012
4  Thank joeytheharp
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I based my plan to visit Animal Adventures in Lake Okeechobee on the stellar reviews here on Trip Advisor. We were so excited to visit. When we arrived at the address (given above) there was not a human being in sight. We saw many neighborhood...More

Date of experience: December 2012
8  Thank SpartanGirl3
Reviewed 17 October 2012

My boys love this! Great Family FUN!!! Very educational! The wild turkeys walking around among the visitors was unique!

Date of experience: October 2012
3  Thank KelleyS359
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