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Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc.

#3 of 20 things to do in Palm Harbor Features Animals
4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
+1 727-943-5897
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Cheap way to kill a little time

Non profit that rescues primates and other animals from drug testing to not wanting them any more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia P
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Viera, Florida
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This a unique experience. I'm sure it would be good for families. Signage adulares you on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle C
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Waterford, MI
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The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization home to over 70 animals including Chimpanzees, Orangutans, Monkeys, Reptiles, Tropical Birds, and more! Whether coming to the Sanctuary after being a personal pet or retiring from the laboratory and film industries, the Sanctuary is here to provide these magnificent animals with a safe haven to spend out the rest of theirlives in peace and with dignity.One person can make a difference in an animal, child, or senior's life!
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4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
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+1 727-943-5897
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Non profit that rescues primates and other animals from drug testing to not wanting them any more. Nice to see them being cared for.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a unique experience. I'm sure it would be good for families. Signage adulares you on the species present at the sanctuary. There are places to picnic, but it's too hot in the summer! Visit takes less than an hour. This attraction is a good...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place on Groupon. Bought tickets. I ended up leaving a large donation because I felt bad getting a discount after I realized they run totally off of donations. The animals are well fed and the volunteers do great with interacting with the...More

Thank rsclewis
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very clean,learning experience ,all were vert informative. The animals have a good life,hopefully more people will donate!

Thank Rhonda c
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We went here for the first time after driving by many times. Very glad we stopped. This is the last home for many of these beautiful animals. An example is Pongo a loving orangutan who was about to be euthanized because her zoo was closing,...More

1  Thank roadtoanywhere
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Watching the primates and other animals grow through the years has been amazing. Anytime I have a chance, I take new friends and their family. I find the sanctuary very peaceful, clean and a great education opportunity.

Thank beth12ann
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Don't drive too fast or you will miss the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, 4600 Alternate 19 Palm Harbor, Florida The Sanctuary is an all volunteer, non-profit, charitable organization and funded primarily on donations. Suncoast cares for over 140 animals - all types of Primates, Macaws, Alligators,...More

1  Thank scalise12
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We live not too far from this great little find and never knew it was there! Found it in Groupon while looking for things to do with the kids over the summer. For $8, you got admission for four plus a photo with an alligator!...More

Thank 6mightyminions
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

To be honest, this was one of the worst experiences of any sanctuary, animal preservation or zoo I've ever been too. To start off, we walked in and there was a volunteer pacing back in forth yelling about "getting his stuff" and it was a...More

4  Thank Caitlyn W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Its heart wrenching to see these monkeys confined in such small cages.they all look so sad.Would you want to live like this? The animals need to go to a sanctuart where thet can be more free.This is horrible

3  Thank rm250wmh
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Sebastianmora
10 November 2015|
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Response from Doug K | Reviewed this property |
You can feed monkeys via PVC pipes running from the viewing area to each cage. Food is available for a small fee. You drop some bits of food into the PVC and gravity sends it to the cage, where the monkeys take it in hand.
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Barry S
17 July 2015|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our grandson and there were also other younsters there as well. Lots to see and enjoy. Interactions with several types of animals with park volunteers to help and answer questions!
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Rachel M
25 January 2015|
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Response from Erika T | Reviewed this property |
Not the primates but some days you may be able to hold a small alligator or a parrot!
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