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Philip's Animal Garden

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Alto Vista 116, Noord, Aruba
+297 593 5363
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Philips animal garden is a nonprofit organization. We do not rely on governmental support and get our resources entirely out of tours, theme-days and donations. The funds acquired will be solely and fully used to guarantee the wellbeing of the animals in several ways, such as: The safety and cleanness of the environment (habitat). All the required and necessary (expensive) vaccines that differ per animal. To provide for the specific maintenance and specific diets which are required to guarantee health and longevity of the species. Veterinarian care.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“feed the animals” (161 reviews)
“animal lovers” (54 reviews)
“love animals” (30 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Alto Vista 116, Noord, Aruba
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+297 593 5363
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"feed the animals"
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"animal lovers"
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"love animals"
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"animals seem"
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"food pellets"
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"animal rescue"
in 51 reviews
"fun feeding"
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"well taken care"
in 45 reviews
"admission fee"
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"baby goat"
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"exotic animals"
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"petting zoo"
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"utv tour"
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"non profit"
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"small bag"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We only had one day in Aruba, as it was one of many ports on our cruise, and I am so glad we spent part of it at Philip’s Animal Garden. My children (ages 3 & 5) has a blast feeding all of the animals...More

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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

kcbren, Thank you joining us at Philips Animal Garden during your port of call in Aruba and for highly recommending our all animal rescue habitat to others.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited for about a half a day and we wish we would have had more time. This place is super awesome and is great for any animal lover. Kids will love it and it will brighten their day a little. It’s a great place...More

Thank Sammy S
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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sammy S, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden and talking some time to interact with our rescued residents.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit for all ages who appreciate animals that are rescued and put in a environment of interaction and safety great for kids and adults

Thank Mary L
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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mary L, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden, our all animal rescue habitat and for you great review of your experience interacting with our rescued residents.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting a bag of carrots and food pellets, the kids were all excited that they were allowed to feed most animals, including camels, deer, horses - going far beyond the average petting zoo where you get to feed a few goats maybe. Recommended.

Thank SandSNYC
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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

SandSNYC, Thanks go out to you and your family for visiting Philips Animal Garden and interacting with some of our rescued residents.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an animal sanctuary in Aruba. The area is well maintained, and the staff was very helpful. The animals all appeared very happy and well taken care of. Once you arrive, you pay an entrance fee and receive a small bag of treats (mostly...More

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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

dustinhuf, Thank you for your kind review and for visiting Philips Animal Garden TWICE during your time in Aruba!!!! It is only through people like yourself that we can continue to operate our all animal rescue habitat who visit us and donate to our garden...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our UTV tour here and loved it! We were given a bag of carrots and food pellets for the animals. As soon as you enter the donkeys we're ready to eat! The ostrichs were cool and ate right from your hand. Our favorites...More

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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kara4030, Thanks for your review of Philips Animal Garden, our all animal rescue habitat. Around Aruba Tours is the only off road tour company that includes Philips Animal Garden as part of the tour package, happy to read you and your family enjoyed your time...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Phillips animal garden after we left the donkey sanctuary, my mother and I, and Philip the owner was at the gate when we arrived. there’s a $10 admission fee and with that you get a bag of food pellets and carrot sticks with...More

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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Shaewillsen, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden and for all of your nice comments for our all animal rescue habitat. You like many others had the chance to meet Philip (the owner) as he is on site almost everyday to make sure that things...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We visited this place whilst on the "Aruba Fauna Tour" through El Tours. We were greeted by a friendly staff, provided with bags of animal chow/carrots and given a brief tutorial on how to feed the animals. The animals were most excited to see us!...More

Thank Michael v
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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Michael v, Thank you for your review of your time spent visiting Philips Animal Garden during your recent trip to Aruba. It really is nice for us to read that our all animal rescue habitat is the best part of someone's vacation experience in Aruba.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We took a tour from our resort via our Sunwing advisor and Philip's Animal Garden was our first stop. Alejandro was our guide and he had a lot of knowledge about the animals and it was clear that he cared about them as well. He...More

Thank Erin G
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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Erin G, Thank you for visiting Philips Animal Garden and for your excellent review of you and your groups experience at our all animal rescue habitat.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place, really peaceful and the people running the place are delightful! Thank you for such a wonderful experience. It’s so nice to see such a range of animals so well looked after! We’ll be back again before we leave Aruba! X

Thank Chillel W
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MarktheVolunteer, Guest Relations Manager at Philip's Animal Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Chillel W, Thanks for visting Philips Animal Garden, looking for to your return to our all animla rescue habitat!!!

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Sammy S
12 June 2018|
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Response from Michael v | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall any gift shop. Still a fun place to visit though!
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Cindy M
22 January 2018|
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Response from MarktheVolunteer | Property representative |
All of the snakes that have been rescued are all housed inside enclosures that can only be accessed by the staff of Philips Animal Garden.
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D3261FW
5 October 2017|
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Response from MarktheVolunteer | Property representative |
Currently there is not.
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