Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the Ocala, Florida area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids Ocala: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Ocala Kids
Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary (E.A.R.S)

EARS is a not-for-profit organization that exists specifically to provide permanent homes for unwanted and/or abused endangered animals. We also rescu ...

2615 East Highway 318, Citra, FL, 32113
Farm Tours of Ocala

Enjoy a morning tour of Ocala’s working farms! Discover why Marion County is the “Horse Capital of the World”! Visit 3 Farms/Locations for an interac ...

801 SW 60th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34474
Florida International Teaching Zoo

The Florida International Teaching Zoo is open for tours on Saturdays from 1-5 pm. Our guided tours begin at 1,2,3, and 4 pm. We limit each tour group ...

7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
Florida Museum of Natural History - Butterfly Rainforest

The Butterfly Rainforest is a can’t miss living exhibit that features hundreds of free-flying butterflies and birds from around the world along with a ...

3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, Fl, 32611
Gala of Royal Horses, The

The Gala of the Royal Horses is a collection of all the royal horses of Europe. We use these breeds to showcase the tradition that comes from their Eu ...

12020 N US Highway 441, Ocala, FL, 34475
Giving a Hoot Wildlife Sanctuary

Upon arrival you will be greeted by Buttercup, a very friendly, very spoiled deer and learn how a cat inspired an owl sanctuary. This facility is home ...

PO Box 1924, Ocala, FL, 34478
Great Florida Birding Trail

The Great Florida Birding Trail (GFBT) is network of 489 sites throughout Florida selected for their excellent birdwatching or bird education opportun ...

Free: Yes
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Green Zone Farms

Green Zone Farms invests in the future leaders of our community by hosting youth activities at the farm. Green Zone Farms is an outdoor learning lab f ...

2835 SE 170th Lane, Summerfield, FL, 34491
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm

Gypsy Gold is the home of North America's first Gypsy Vanner Horses, a selectively bred horse developed by Gypsies. A two hour tour of Gypsy Gold inc ...

12501 SW 8th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34473
Horse Country Carriage Company

Take an hour long scenic horse-drawn carriage tour through the "Horse Capital of the World". Tours are educational and fun for all ages. Learn the his ...

5400 NW 110th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34482
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary

At Kindred Spirits, farm animals are our friends, not our food. We are a vegan farm animal sanctuary and we are passionate about helping others form ...

Free: Yes
12606 N US Hwy 27, Ocala, FL, 34482
New England Shire Centre

Come visit the New England Shire Centre, one of the largest English Shire farms in the world. Although the Shire is the most popular heavy horse in En ...

4877 Southwest 134th Terrace, Ocala, FL, 34481
Ocala Stud Farm

Ocala Stud consists of 3 farms totaling 500 acres in the Ocala/Marion County area. The main farm and office, located on CR 475A south of State Road 20 ...

Sunny South Adventures

Sunny South Adventures grew out of a family tradition that all started in Sunny South, Alabama. So, we are not only focused on preserving the traditio ...

Type of Rental: Boat Rentals
233 NE 58th Avenue #101, Suite D, Ocala, FL, 34470
TMMA Farms

Over 10 years experience in the alpaca industry including products and alpacas for sell. There are also mini pigs and fancy frizzle chickens on the fa ...

751 NW 111th lane, Oxford, Fl, 34484
Two Tails Ranch - All about Elephants

All About Elephants is an educational program held on site at The Two Tails Ranch in north central Florida. We offer educational programs, Clinics, an ...

18655 NE 81st Street, Williston, FL, 32696
Uncle Donald's Farm

Visit with the animals, relax and enjoy the great outdoors when you visit a real farm, Uncle Donald's Farm. Milk a goat, pet a bristly pig, touch a ch ...

2713 Griffin Avenue, Lady Lake, Fl, 32159