Self-Guided Tour for Two, Four, or Up to 10 at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge (67% Off)

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

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Jennifer A. · 3 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed December 18, 2017
The walk is about 45 minutes long. There is no guarantee how active the animals will be, but we enjoyed trying to get them to come to the fence for a photo op. We got a groupon for 10 at a real reasonable price and took 9 people. We were late getting there, as there was a lot of road construction coming from the Dallas area. So, we got there right at 4 and felt a little rushed. But, that is our fault, not theirs. It would be nice to be able to spend sevaral hours there drawing the animals, learning about them, etc. There are benches and locations to convene with your group along the way. The volunteer staff was great. We would definitely do this again with a homeschool group or a couple of families.

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Crystal V. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed November 13, 2017
We had a great time at the event it was fun and the kids loved the activity stations.

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Felicia D. · 20 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed October 5, 2017
It was ok. Not much to see. I guess it was too hot for the cats.

What You'll Get


Choose from Three Options

  • $11.99 for a self-guided tour for two ($36 value)
  • $23.99 for a self-guided tour for four ($72 value)
  • $59.99 for a self-guided tour for up to 10 ($180 value)

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Valid only for Self-Guided tour. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge


You wouldn’t think that our slice of heaven in the rolling hills of East Texas would hold a little piece of Michael Jackson history, but you would be wrong. The late Michael Jackson used to keep tigers at his Neverland Ranch, but on one unfortunate day his trainer was in an accident. The resulting injuries meant that he could no longer care for the cats; the Ranch contacted Tiger Creek to see if we could take them in. Sierra now lives in peace and good health out here at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, and she will for the rest of her life. She is among more than 50 big cats that have been rescued from abuse, neglect or displacement, exchanging their past lives for a home that executive director Brian Werner calls a “living resort.”

The facility is owned and operated by Tiger Missing Link, a nonprofit organization that Werner chartered in 1995. After diligent research, Werner began creating a big-cat sanctuary on a 25-acre property that Werner owned. He and his family lived in a small cabin with no running water, heat, or air conditioning, clearing the land themselves and going door to door to garner support for the project. It certainly wasn't easy, but through the hard work of volunteers and some big-time press—including features on Animal Planet's 2007 Tiger Week and Good Morning America—the shelter's reputation and facilities continue to grow.

The refuge aims to raise visitors' awareness of the plight of large cats in the wild, and it plans to expand to add more natural habitats and observatories. Landscapers have even built a waterfall habitat where the tigers can exercise while trying not to puncture their plastic inner tubes. This feature may have been the favorite amenity for two of Michael Jackson's tigers that, according to a KLTV 7 story, have called the space home.

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