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Panther Ridge Conservation Center

Features Animals
14755 Palm Beach Point Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414-7515
+1 561-795-8914
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Amazing Cats, Facility and Staff

This was a Christmas present for my wife and daughters. This was a great gift enjoyed by all. The... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Wellington, Florida
Fabulous day!

Awesome facility. My husband and I did the tour with Judy. It is obvious from her explanations and... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Wellington, Florida
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TOURS OF PANTHER RIDGE ARE REQUIRE RSVP. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. THANKS FOR YOUR COOPERATION. Tours of Panther Ridge are unlike those of any other facility. You will be personally guided from one exhibit to the next, amid beautifully landscaped enclosures. You will learn about each of our fabulous feline residents. By the end of the tour, you will have not only expanded your knowledge of our various species and the conservation efforts that are trying to save them, but will likely leave with the life stories of your new feline friends imprinted on your heart. Panther Ridge is not open to the public. Tours are available by appointment only. Pricing Pricing for the tours is as follows: Standard Tour : This tour is given by our knowledgeable staff and interns. (Minimum of 4 people for this tour) Adults : $25 Kids (12 and under) : $10 Directors Tour : This tour is given by the center director, Judy Berens. Judy provides an in-depth view into the lives of the cats and their current status at the center, all while interacting with them. (Minimum of 2 people for this tour) Adults : $50 Kids (12 and under) : $20 Photographer's Tour : This tour is given by the center director, Judy Berens. This is a unique opportunity to get close-up photographs of our felines. Judy will not only provide information on the cat's history, but also work with the cats to position them, within their enclosures, for ideal photographic opportunities. All photographs are taken from a safe distance, and shot through chain link fencing. Photographer Tour : $400.00 (This price includes up to 4 photographers.) Additional Photographers : $50.00 / Pp Additional Tour Information All tours are walking tours. Guest will be required to walk along stepping stones and over some slightly uneven terrain. Nothing about the walk is strenuous. All visitors are required to stay at a pre-determined safe distance. At no time will guests interact with any of the cats physically. Each tour last approximately 2 hours. (The standard tour is approximately 1 hour) Groups of ten or more, please call for special rates. We accept cash, check, and credit card.
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Hours Today: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
14755 Palm Beach Point Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414-7515
+1 561-795-8914
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a Christmas present for my wife and daughters. This was a great gift enjoyed by all. The cats were amazing. We couldn't believed we've lived in Wellington for 14 years and hadn't found this sooner. The staff was very knowledgeable and the owner...More

Thank Toddeo1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Awesome facility. My husband and I did the tour with Judy. It is obvious from her explanations and interactions with the cats that she is passionate about what she does and extremely knowledgeable. All the cats look extremely well cared for and the facility is...More

Thank trirun26
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

What a great day. Highly recommend visiting with your kids. So easy to fall in love with all the animals

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Interesting and very worthwhile visit. I learned a lot and my kids were glad we went. The tour took about an hour but we weren't rushed and they encouraged questions and spent as much time as we needed. The cats are all quite loved and...More

Thank Jen K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Panther Ridge is an amazing facility. The care for the animals under Judy's direction is incredible to see. If you have time to spend a few hours on the weekend it is well worth it. Being able to see the animals so close is eye...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I toured the Center this past Saturday. It was amazing and far exceeded our expectations. Who knew tucked away in Wellington was this wonderful place. It was so educational and just awesome to be so up close to these big cats. Highly...More

Thank Trish K
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend of mine visited Panther Ridge Conservation yesterday. It was her first visit but about my 15th time! Judy and her volunteers do an amazing job. The facility is the cleanest nicest place I've ever visited. They operate solely on donations. If...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must go to stop for anyone!! From The moment you arrive .. you are amazed at how up close and personal you get with these beautiful cats!! Everyone has a name and you are not pinky private toured through each "enclosure" but...More

Thank Fawn D
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

A birthday gift from my husband was to take me for the "directors tour" at panther ridge in Wellington. This was hands down the best gift I have ever received. I was awe-struck by all the gorgeous animals during this 2 hour tour... not only...More

Thank Megan O
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The one hour tour we participated in was magnificent. The price per person is $25.00 and worth every penny. Our patronage also serves the 18+ exotic cats that live forever at this clean, beautiful sanctuary. The young intern tour guide, Emily, was well informed, and...More

Thank LeenaFleur
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Response from bklynguy | Reviewed this property |
You need to call first and make a reservation as the tour is limited to 6 or so people set at certain times. Don't be late as they don't want to hold the tour and inconvenience other tour members. This is a facility where... More