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Giraffe Ranch, Dade City

4.4
#974 of 5,355 in Things to do in Florida
Get an up-close look at an active wildlife preserve at Giraffe Ranch, where you can come face-to-face with some of the world's most notable creatures. Join in on a guided safari-style tour to view the park's giraffes, choosing either scooters or trucks for transport. You can even climb aboard a camel, one of the park's other four-legged residents, and take part in a guided ride. Don't neglect the other creatures that call this ranch home: be sure to stop by the pygmy hippopotamus and rhino exhibits, and keep your eyes peeled for antelope, oryx, warthogs, and more on your tour. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Dade City using our trip planner.
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  • Went on a bus trip there with about 45 senior citizens. It was a truly amazing experience. The owners have created an experience as close to a real African safari as can be imagined. We unfortunately ...  more »
  • One of the highlights of our trip. We loved having an authentic experience instead of a the traditional "theme park" trip. We brought three teenagers and their cell phones didn't come out once except ...  more »
  • Giraffe Ranch is a one of a kind experience that should not be missed! There are several choices of how to experience this place (from camel back to Segways to safari truck and more) all of which are ...  more »
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  • Great place! A bit pricey but it's worth it for everything you get to see. All the animals get up close and are out in natural habitats. They all seemed happy and healthy. I loved that they went into depth talking about each animal. Overall great place. Make sure to bring a camera because there's lots of chances for some really good pictures.
  • Simply an amazing experience. My family had a truly phenomenal time here. The owners are knowledgeable and clearly care about every creature on their property. We took the camel safari, fed the lemurs & giraffes, and spent time with the rhino, but cannot pick a single favorite thing... everything was incredible Highly recommended for guests of all ages (our group ranged from 9 to 70 years old). We cannot wait to return.
  • My husband and I visited the Giraffe Ranch on Saturday. We had a great time. The owners very nice and knowledgeable. They have a very hard job there and do a great job at it. My daughter in law and son got the reservations for us for mothers and father's day. We will go back.. Thank you...
  • What an adventure right in our own state! The owner is friendly and knowledgeable . She gave us so much info on everything we were seeing. We splurged for the segway tour which was a little steep but what the heck, Yolo!
  • Loved this place. Took the camel ride tour and was able to ride all around the park to see all the animals.

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