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Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary And Rehabilitation Center

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41660 Horseshoe Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982-7767
+1 239-543-1130
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Bigcats

Went a year ago and can’t forget the experience, best place to see if animals ever , can’t wait to... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
ljf956
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Plainview, New York
amazing animals!

We had a great time today at Octagon. The animals were so well kept and all looked in great shape... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
asheffrin
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Somerset, New Jersey
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41660 Horseshoe Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982-7767
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+1 239-543-1130
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"big cats"
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"lions and tigers"
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"wildlife sanctuary"
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"abused animals"
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"amazing animals"
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"second chance"
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"black leopard"
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"saturday and sunday"
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"well taken care"
in 12 reviews
"nursing home"
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"previous owners"
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"poor animals"
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"their lives"
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Went a year ago and can’t forget the experience, best place to see if animals ever , can’t wait to go back

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We had a great time today at Octagon. The animals were so well kept and all looked in great shape. We really liked the many tigers and lions. The bears were fun especially when they were playing in the water. A great place for kids.

Thank asheffrin
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Octagon is a nursing facility for animals that are unable to be returned to the wild. Some came from zoos and circuses while others were pets whose owners were unable to care for them. The sanctuary requests a donation of $5 for seniors and the...More

1  Thank NJ2SC
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We decided to make the drive from Orlando and it was definitely worth it. The place is in the middle of nowhere, down a private road. I found a Groupon which gave us a discount, so it was 6 bucks for each of us. The...More

Thank dlicari26
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice morning trip from the Ft. Myers area. 45 volunteers care for a variety of rescued big game animals including 14 tigers. It is a wonderful place doing wonderful work.

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I went to visit Octagon, and it seems like the animals are very cared for. Had a very nice visit there. This would make for a nice Family visit, or to bring out of town guests.

1  Thank Bob A
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It was entertaining, but also educational. Each animal has its story posted in front of the cage. The stories are varied and not necessarily something you'd think about in your everday life. The place operates through donations and volunteers and is pretty amazing. Would certainly...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Found this on trip advisor and glad we went. This sanctuary takes in neglected animals and gives them a safe home. We saw lots of lions, tigers, bears and monkeys. Each had a plaque which told their story. Some came from zoos and circuses and...More

1  Thank Janie624
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Bought a groupon and enjoyed about an hour of my day seeing the exotic cats in their retired environment.even. Even without the groupon this is a very inexpensive place to visit. I think I will go again with my other grandchildren. They take very good...More

Thank Ed J
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I had purchased a Groupon for Husband and I to visit. We spent a great morning here. The volunteers really love what they do and the animals. All the animals were waking up and very vocal when we parked the car. It is kind of...More

1  Thank budbrlady
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Cindy K
24 March 2018|
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Response from Charles S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My mother (94) pushed her walker around the place without trouble. Have fun.
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Su M
20 February 2018|
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Response from SoundCoMaster | Reviewed this property |
They were open limited hours on Saturday and Sundays.hours were listed on website and have been known to change. Calling in advance may also help
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daliebert
24 February 2017|
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Response from orlandogal22 | Reviewed this property |
The website - on the Home Page - has to the top right of the screen "No Pets Please." I'd imagine they would not allow them, even zippered in. Even though the sanctuary animals are in enclosures, you are close enough to... More
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