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Safari Days

Wildcat Walkabout Big Cat Rescue is proud to welcome you to our annual Wildcat Walkabout! Join us on Father's Day (Sunday June 21, 2015 from noon till 3) as we open the doors to our sanctuary for an afternoon of good food and up close views of our furriest friends.  This is a once a year chance to just wander through the sanctuary at your own pace spending as much time as you like at each enclosure for up to three hours for only $10/person (father's accompanied by a family member get in free).  Proceeds of the day will go to support projects Read More

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All Big Cat Tours

  Reservation & prepayment via Zerve is required for all visits to Big Cat Rescue.   All tours require advance ticketing.   New Tour Times in 2015 Note our tour times have changed.  Please book your tour here:  or call 1-888-316-5875 TourType Days Times Reserve & Prepay Cost @ Person Restrictions Day Tour M,T,W,F 3 pm Book Online or call 1-888-316-5875 $36.00 No children under 10 Day Tour Sat. & Sun. 10 am & 3  pm Book Online Read More

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Kids Tour

  Enjoy the Kids Tour at Big Cat Rescue! If you want to bring children under the age of ten, this is the only tour available for your family. This is a complete guided tour where children of all ages and their parents can get up-close and learn about exotic cats and other animals. Tours for kids under 10 are on Saturdays and Sundays ONLY.  Click ticket for times. Geared toward children under 10 years old. Privately guided small tour groups of 20 or less. Tour is one hour long & children are expected to behave Read More

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Feeding Tour

  A bone-crunching wild time you will never forget! Join the cats for dinner at Big Cat Rescue.  The 1 hour Feeding Tour is a short tour that focuses only on the cats on a designated feeding route. It is followed by a short and informal chat session with one of our big cat keepers.  Watch big cat keepers feed tigers, leopards, cougars and more while observing from just a few feet away. As you walk around the sanctuary with our feeders your guide will tell you about the cats on the feeding route, their diets, and how they Read More

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Day Tours

  Even an animal that has powerful muscles, sharp teeth and deadly claws sometimes needs rescuing! Take a Day Tour of Big Cat Rescue to see the home of more about 100 lions, tigers, leopards and more that have been saved from abuse and abandonment, and find out how they are given the care and shelter they deserve. On this 1.5 hour walking tour, don’t be surprised if your heart fills with joy as you watch these playful kitties romping and socializing in their new home! Big Cat Rescue is the world’s largest accredited Read More

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Kids Camp

No Summer Camp in 2015 Changes in the Education Department   We have had a wonderful Education Department for many years thanks to people like Willow, Beth, Kathryn and others who ran it and helped in so many ways. There have been many children educated and thrilled with the free to low cost tours and summer camp has been hugely popular with children and their parents. It’s been a great program and I appreciate everyone who has been involved in making it so. Willow has announced that she is moving away and rather than just hiring Read More

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Keeper Tour

  Big Cat Rescue of Tampa, FL is excited to tell you about an opportunity that is sure to feed your beastly appetite for adventure. Our Big Cat Keeper Tour is the most exclusive behind the scenes experience you can find in the animal world that is respectful to the animals and safe for the guests. If you are an animal lover and want to see the inner workings of a real animal sanctuary, then this 2-hour experience is what you have been searching for. No where else can you get this close and enjoy such a wide variety of Read More

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Weddings at Big Cat Rescue are never… Ordinary!   Enjoy a taste of life less ordinary. Bring your wedding to Big Cat Rescue – nothing could be more unique! If typical wedding ceremonies are not for you, Big Cat Rescue can provide the perfect setting for the wedding ceremony of your dreams. A day everyone will remember and be talking about for years.   Big Cat Rescue provides a setting of sheer paradise for nature-loving couples seeking an exotic location for the wedding of their dreams. Imagine palm trees stirring in a light Read More

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Photo Safari Tour

Private Tours are $110.00 for the first person and $55 per additional person per hour and require advance reservation and prepayment. For details call 813.920.4130 x 3 or email Photo Safari at Big Cat Rescue   Big Cat Rescue is proud to offer photographers, professional and amateur alike, the opportunity to photograph 15 species and sub-species of exotic cats.The tropical Florida climate lends itself to providing lush green backdrops and the natural landscaping of the enclosures simulates the natural Read More

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Private Tour

  Be the VIP of your own Private Tour! Our regular Day Tours are a great way to see the animals , but you never know if you will be on a tour with no other people or with a dozen other people. In some cases you may just not be able to make it at a regularly scheduled tour time. Because we try harder to make sure your donations go to the animals, rather than staff, we rely on volunteers to give the tours. To make it worthwhile to pull our volunteers from the very necessary work of caring for the animals to give you a private tour we Read More