OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS
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* Gates open at 10 am. 

* Animal presentations start at 10:30 am and continue on a rotating schedule every half hour with the last one at 4:30 pm. (Each presentation lasts approximately 10-15 minutes)

*The Safari Tram ride runs every throughout the day with the last Safari Tram leaving approximately at 4:00 pm.

  

Ticket Prices:​​

Adult (13yrs+) $12.00

Children (3-12yrs) $10.00

Children 2 & under FREE

Seniors (65yrs+) $10.00

Active or Retired Military & 911 Personnel are free with ID

 

Season Passes:

Adult Pass (13yrs+) $36.00

Child Pass (3-12yrs) $30.00

Senior Pass (65yrs+) $30.00

Pack Pass Family of 4 (ex: 2 adults, 2 children) $130.00

each additional family member added is $30.00

*Season Passes are good for 1 year from date of purchase*

 

ADDITIONAL PURCHASING OPTIONS:

Private Animal Encounter (animals may vary) $75.00 (1-6 people)

Animal Feed $3.00 per bag or 4 bags for $10.00

Pony Rides: $5.00 per ride (weight limit 67 lbs and under)

There is a $5.00 parking fee for each vehicle.  Parking should be paid at the front entry gate upon your arrival. 

 
ADMISSION INCLUDES:
  • Safari Tram Ride: a 30 minute ride through our back 3 pastures where you will see draft horses, zedonk, zorse, zebras, emu, endangered deer, camels, and more!

  • Animal Presentations: Ring-tailed Lemurs, Kangaroos, Black Bears, Reptiles, Capybara, Bearcats and a surprise or two in between! (Listen and learn about our animals and also pet/interact with a few).

  • Entry to the Petting Zoo (feed is available at an additional cost of $3 per bag or 4 bags for $10)

  • Miniature Pony rides also available ($5 per ride), weight limit: 67 lbs and under

  • ​Kids Barrel Train Ride: Our popular 2 minute ride, adults are welcome to ride too!

  • Use of our covered picnic areas for lunch. Bottled water and snacks are available for purchase in our gift shop. The Bears Dens Restaurant is also open for lunch on Saturday's and Sunday's from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm! visit their website  www.bearsdentx.com

THE DETAILS:

The front section of our ranch is self-guided with informational signs and staff to help you along the way. There are also educational presentations every 30 minutes throughout the day in various locations.  The remaining portion of the ranch is seen on a seated Safari Tram ride that takes you into the habitats of our larger animals such as camels, zebra, Père David's deer, draft horses, and more. There are feed buckets on the sides of the tram to place feed in so that the animals will come right up to you. Some of the animals you are welcome to pet while others are for viewing. Your Tram driver will guide you through each habitat. The tram runs hourly or every half hour as needed by our attendance.   The Kids Barrel train runs throughout the day upon request.

     ***The GIFT SHOP is open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM*** 

               (We accept VISA, MASTERCARD & DISCOVER)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RANCH RULES:

Please take a moment to read the following:

  • *NO SMOKING OR VAPING ALLOWED ANYWHERE INSIDE THE

  • PROPERTY GATES*

  • Absolutely NO THROWING or KICKING ROCKS!

  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Feed only the animals with "please feed me" signs and only use

  • the feed sold in our gift shop.

  • Shirt and Shoes required at all times.

  • No pets allowed. (with the exception of service dogs as defined by the ADA) 

  • Absolutely NO climbing fencing, exhibits or equipment.

  • No littering, please use trash cans provided.

  • No bubble gum, balloons, firearms/weapons, glass containers, alcoholic beverages, etc.

  • Although it goes without saying, we ask that all guests to the ranch be respectful of our animals.  Please do not chase, pickup, poke, yell at or in anyway taunt any of our animals.

**Failure to follow any of the above rules CAN/WILL result in immediate removal from ranch property.**

NOTE: No other events, private tours, or field trips will be booked on open to public day.

**Prices subject to change without notice.

 

Regarding Groupon........

Every year the Ranch receives many new guests to the park who want to take advantage of the offers on Groupn.  We lgadly accept Groupon from our guests; however, there are rules in connection with your purchase.  These rules are located under the Fine Print section of the Groupon offer and reads as follows:

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase.  Amount paid never expires.  Children aged 2 and under are free.  Not valid for special events.  Not valid on Monday through Friday.  Limit 1 per person.  May be repurchased every 180 days.  Limit 1 per household.  Must wait 24 hours before redeeming.  Valid only for option purchased.  Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.  

If you purchase a Groupon the day of your visit, it can not, and will not, be redemmed.  You may contact Gropon who will refund your purchase price, but we will adhere to the rules as posted.  

The entry fee to the park helps us to maintain, care for and house the animals that call Sharkarosa home.   Sharkarosa is a 501(c)3 non-profit.  We do not hold fundraisers or galas to raise funds.  We simply offer a day to enjoy the incredible animals in a beautiful setting in exchange for your entry fee. 

We believe that your experience here at the park is well worth the reasonable entry fee.  The experience that your family has here is unlike any other.  Thank you so much for your continued support.  Please feel free to contact our office with regarding to any Groupon questions.  

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