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Three Ring Ranch

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75-809 Keaolani Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-8815
+1 808-331-8778
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Three Ring Animal Sanctuary

it was an amazing afternoon for the entire family!! We fed a 1700 pound bison, ostrich, and a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa J
via mobile
Awesome visit

This was an amazing experience. Please note this is not a petting zoo. The main focus is learning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_tanya200200
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New York City, New York
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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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+1 808-331-8778
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"love animals"
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"an animal lover"
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"learn how"
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"wide variety of animals"
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"vip tour"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

it was an amazing afternoon for the entire family!! We fed a 1700 pound bison, ostrich, and a horse. They are 100% volunteer. If you are visiting the Big Island it is a must!!! The kids, ages 11 & 7 were able to ask questions...More

Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing experience. Please note this is not a petting zoo. The main focus is learning about animal behavior, while still having the pleasure of close exposure and contact (feeding, petting, etc.). Ann, who is the tour guide, is a wonderful animal advocate...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Didn't know what to expect but really enjoyed this experience. Dr Goody blends her experience with live interaction and humor. She is an amazing educator and don't forget to remind her remember Cody, the bison

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 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 15 March 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

Thank zorroboy22
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Reviewed 8 March 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 6 March 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

Thank Shannon M
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Reviewed 5 March 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 28 February 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 28 February 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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Monrovia953
10 May 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
7 February 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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