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$9 -- Animal Ark: All-Day Admission for 2, Reg. $19

Sold out - This deal was published July 10, 2013 and sold out August 11, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
When you're visiting Lake Tahoe this summer, make a stop at Animal Ark, just 25 miles north of Reno. This wildlife sanctuary boasts a perfect 5-star rating from TripAdvisor users and has more than 4,300 likes on Facebook. Two can get general admission for $9, regularly $19.

Why we love it

  • 5-star rating from TripAdvisor users
  • "Best of the Road" award (Rand McNally)
  • Cheetah run was featured on the Discovery Channel
  • Provides a safe haven for non-releasable wildlife


July 10, 2013 - Oct. 31, 2013


Animal Ark
1265 Deerlodge Rd.
Reno, NV 89508
(See Map)
Tel: 775-970-3111

What's included

  • Explore the 38-acre haven and learn about the animals it houses, including cheetahs, wolves, tigers and bears. Read more about them here. For just $3 more, two adults (ages 13 and up) and one child (ages 3-12) can visit for $12, regularly $25.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed Wednesday, July 10, through Oct. 31, 2013. Children ages 2 and under are free. Valid for general admission only; does not cover any special events. Not valid on special event days. See Terms and Conditions for full details.

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$9   $19
53% off
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Animal Ark
94% Enjoyed Animal Ark
94% (52 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on Aug. 11


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

94% Enjoyed Animal Ark
(52 ratings)
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If it wasn't for Travelzoo we would not have known about this place. We loved the intimacy of it all. We have never been so up close to such an array of animals. The grounds are set up for a very comfortable meander. Benches line the path, encouraging sitting and observing. It was a very welcoming environment with helpful, informed staff.

The mission of Animal Ark is one of the reasons we came. We were delighted by the entire experience. We will totally return, bringing friends and family.

Oct 02, 2014 Steven CA, United States

The nature trail walk.

Sep 23, 2014 Nora CA, United States

Learning about the rescured animals.

This was a GREAT experience to share with my grandsons, I'll do it again.

Sep 22, 2014 Gregg California, United States

The way the animals are taken such good care of. The excellent staff.

Sep 20, 2014 KEN NV, United States

The people were extremely helpful and friendly. The park is very well laid out and maintained.

I expected a "Wild Animal Park" like the ones we have frequented before. That is NOT what Animal Ark is. It is a very small, private sanctuary for the maintenance of a few wild animals that cannot be returned to the wild. But it was a delightful experience. The animals are well cared for. The people are great and the small size makes it eminently doable.

Sep 20, 2014 Judith NV, United States

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1265 Deerlodge Rd.
Reno, NV 89508
Tel: 775-970-3111

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