Animal experience hosted by Bobbi

90 mins, Hosted in English
A local favorite
Often booked by people who live nearby.

What you'll do

Learn about Lions Tigers & Bears' 60+ rescued animals. During your Exclusive "Behind the Scenes" Experience you will be guided around the sanctuary grounds by one of our knowledgeable keepers to meet and greet our big cats and bears while learning about their rescue stories. This is an incredible, intimate opportunity to truly understand what it takes to care for these special animals. You will have the opportunity to visit each of our animals, from within our safety perimeter, in a rare and personal experience. During this experience you will meet lions, tigers, bears, bobcats, servals, leopards, mountain lions, and more!
Other things to note
This experience is for guests 18 years of age and older only. All guests must check-in. No running is allowed at the ranch. Lions Tigers & Bears is a "NO CONTACT" sanctuary. No smoking, no pets, wear comfortable shoes for walking and weather appropriate clothing.
Learn about Lions Tigers & Bears' 60+ rescued animals. During your Exclusive "Behind the Scenes" Experience you will be guided around the sanctuary grounds by one of our knowledgeable keepers to meet and greet our big cats and bears while learning about their rescue stories. This is an incredible, intimate opportunity to truly understand what it takes to care for these special animals. You will have the opportunity to visit each of our animals,…
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What's included

  • Equipment
    Safety equipment will be provided.

Meet your Host, Bobbi

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • Identity verified
Bobbi has been working with and advocating for captive big cats, bears and other exotic animals since the early 90s. As the founder of Lions Tigers & Bears, she plays an active role in managing all aspects of its daily operations, from daily feedings to office management. She is a prolific fundraiser and tireless advocate for abused and displaced big cats, bears and other exotic animals. Bobbi has worked across the country to coordinate the rescue and relocation of hundreds of big cats, bears and exotic animals. Bobbi has testified before Congress and is very active in national-level advocacy groups and committees. She has won multiple awards and recognition for leadership and public service, including the Carol Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries.
Bobbi has been working with and advocating for captive big cats, bears and other exotic animals since the early 90s. As the founder of Lions Tigers & Bears, she plays an active role in managing all aspects of its daily operations, from daily feedings to office management. She is a prolific fundraiser and tireless advocate for abused and displaced big cats, bears and other exotic animals. Bobbi has worked across the country to coordinate the rescue and relocation of hundreds of big cats, bears an…
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From $250
/ person

About the organization: Lions, Tigers & Bears



Established in 2002, Lions Tigers & Bears is a NO KILL, NO BREED, NO CONTACT animal rescue, sanctuary, and educational facility located in east San Diego County and is home to more than 60 rescued animals and 19 species, including lions, tigers, bears, bobcats, mountain lions, an African serval, llamas, horses, goats, sheep, chickens, a miniature horse, miniature donkey, peacocks, and a macaw.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Lions, Tigers & Bears.
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Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

Caring expert hosts

Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.

Diverse animals

Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.

Where you'll be

Lions Tigers & Bears is located on a historic ranch that has a rich history for you to soak in and explore. During your experience, you'll visit the expansive habitats of the more than 60 rescued animals and 19 species who call Lions Tigers & Bears home. This includes the habitats of our lions, tigers, American and Himalayan black bears, grizzly bears, bobcats, mountain lions, leopards, and more.

Things to know

Guest requirements

You’ll need a photo that matches the one on your ID to confirm who’s actually going on this experience.
Guests ages 18 and up can attend, up to 4 guests total.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

What to bring

Hat
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Hiking/walking shoes

Cancellation policy

Cancel within 24 hours of purchasing or at least 7 days before the experience starts for a full refund.