Explore the diverse campus of the National Tiger Sanctuary, a non-profit tiger sanctuary Missouri facility near Branson. Built to ensure the well-being of tigers and exotic and domestic animals, this sanctuary offers an array of experiences to foster a love for nature in the hearts of visitors. Take a tour and learn their stories while giving back to a great cause.
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The National Tiger Sanctuary is located at 518 State Hwy BB, Saddlebrooke, MO 65630, just a quick drive from Branson, MO.How close can I get to the tigers?
All guests safely view the tigers from three feet away.How many cats will I see on a National Tiger Sanctuary tour?
The number of big cats depend upon the tour selected. - Awareness tours have the opportunity to meet up to 10 cats from 2 species. - Feeding tours have the opportunity to meet up to 12 cats from 4 species.What should I wear during my visit to the National Tiger Sanctuary?
The tours are outside, so please dress for the day’s forecast and wear comfortable walking shoes.How long is a typical tour?
National Tiger Sanctuary tours are approximately one hour and you will walk approximately 1/4 mile during that time. There are benches to rest along the path.Can I bring a stroller/wagon or walker/wheelchair?
Yes. However, some will have better mobility than others on the gravel pathways. Wagons that can be pulled behind typically perform better than strollers. Power and power-assist chairs do very well! Traditional walkers are not recommended. Mobility scooters are welcome or can be rented for $5.00.Are the tours outside?
Yes, and the tours operate rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.Can I pet a cat?
No. Out of a healthy respect for the large carnivores in their care, at no time will there be an opportunity to hold, touch, or pet any of the cats.Can I bring my dog?
Yes, if they are good canine citizens as outlined below you may bring your dog. - Service animals are welcome on all tours - Companion animals are welcome on our walking tours but are prohibited on our riding tours. - Good canine citizens do not bark or bite, jump on other guests, or antagonize our cats. - Dogs who are unable to remain good canine citizens will be escorted, with their human, back to the gift shop.