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Three Ring Ranch

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75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
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The best animal sanctuary I've ever been to

Ann is an amazing woman and her facility is wonderful. The stories she has about all the animals... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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An Amazing & Extraordinary Experience - Ann is the very best is! Don't Miss it!

I was "wowed" by the Three Ring Ranch and Ann! My husband was not very excited to go as this is... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
zorroboy22
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The Three Ring Ranch is a private, USDA licensed, non-profit, exotic animal sanctuary located right above the village in Kona. The Only accredited sanctuary facility in Hawaii. Home to zebra, bison, nene, hawks, monkeys, owls, flamingos and reptiles, as well as many other rare, endangered and exotic animals. We host 2 hour educational excursions by appointment only. Book online from our web site. Please do not come to security gate without an appointment. We have no way to allow visitors to walk around the grounds unless in one of our tour/educational programs for safety and liability reasons. Children need to be over age 6 to attend. Leave your dog at home. Bring your camera!
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“exotic animals” (13 reviews)
“animal behavior” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ann is an amazing woman and her facility is wonderful. The stories she has about all the animals she rescued are fantastic. She also teaches you how to approach and greet each animal which was a real treat. I couldn't believe how close up we...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I was "wowed" by the Three Ring Ranch and Ann! My husband was not very excited to go as this is not what one usually does on vacation. After we left, he said "what an amazing experience and one that I will never forget." We...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

The very knowledgeable sanctuary founder and guide, Ann, taught us a lot about the amazing, beautiful and well cared-for animals. We were very happy to go again after having visited two years ago. Definitely worth the donation.

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

What an extraordinary place this is. Ann is the most wonderful advocate for animals that you will ever meet. Her story, the stories of all of the animals, and the personal love that gets put into this place is truly one of a kind. This...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

More than an animal attraction. Our host Ann was exceptional. She tells and shows that conventional human / animal interactions and meetings often start incorrectly. The tour put you in touch with animals that have had less than perfect relationships with previous owners but are...More

Thank molsenmotorsport
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

This was one of the most interesting venues that I have visited anywhere; learned an enormous amount of information about many different animals; highly memorable and highly recommended.

Thank Ken S
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

The owner/tour guide is very passionate about animal rescue, and it shows. The space is lovely, the variety of animals is incredible, and the tour is very educational! The tour took almost 3 hours, so make sure you allocate enough time. It's totally worth the...More

Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

I know a fair amount about animals, but I learned a lot on this tour. One of the veterinarians on the tour made the same comment. Who would have thought that in Hawaii I would learn so much about animal behavior?! Come prepared with a...More

Thank cynthiathornton
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This tour is for the person who loves learning and who loves animals. The tours are advertised as two hours but ours lasted over 2 1/2 and the time flew by. This is not a "petting zoo" and for little ones, a trip to a...More

Thank Sally T
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Learned so much and was inspired by Ann's dedication to rehabilitating all the animals that are lucky enough to come her way. She is a good story teller and had a story for every animal she introduced us to. She also taught us how each...More

Thank valaloca
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Monrovia953
May 10, 2015|
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Response from AnnGoody | Property representative |
Aloha, Mostly on level ground but on grass or gravel. The area that is uneven is only slightly thus not wheelchair or walker friendly. Many who have done it post stroke or injury did it with a friend carrying a folding chair... More
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Lois S
February 7, 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You need to call or e-mail them first you can't just show up as they have their schedule with the animals. Once you contact them they will give you directions to the facility. A $50 per person donation is recommended... More
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