National Tiger Sanctuary

National Tiger Sanctuary

Address: National Tiger Sanctuary, SaddleBrook, 518 State Highway BB, 65630
Contact Phone: 417-587-3633
This nonprofit organization offers a sanctuary for tigers, lions & other animals.  On select days you can enjoy our Awareness Tour, our Feeding Tour, a Behind the Scenes Tour, or even a Day With The Keeper.  Reservations are necessary for Behind the Scenes Tour and Day With The Keeper and are subject to limited availability.

Hours of Operation

Jan. 1 – May 21 : 7 days a week 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m
May 22 – Sept. 7: 5 days a week 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sept. 8 – Dec. 31: 7 days a week 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Awareness Tours are at 10am; 12pm; and 2pm
Feeding Tours are at 10am; 12pm; 2pm; and 4pm
Behind the Scenes Tours start at 12pm by reservation.
Day With The Keeper starts at 9am by reservation only.

Recommend arrival of 30 minutes prior to scheduled tour.



Feeding Tour

Includes Awareness Tour and observe cats being fed

Awareness Tour

Walking Tour

Day With The Keeper

Spend a day with the director and get a VIP look at animal care, feeding time, animal transportation, and much more! Includes lunch, t-shirt, calendar, photo, tour guide, and wristband.

Behind the Scenes Tour

See twice as many big cats, get a behind the scenes look at feeding time, & feed the cats yourself!