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Corfu Donkey Rescue

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful Place, wonderful donkeys

We always visit the Corfu Donkey Rescue when we're on the island. It's a wonderful place full of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Donkey paradise

We visited here whilst recently on holiday, found it without much difficulty, but its a bit off the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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Hope was our first rescue in January 2004, Dusty the second. Since then over 450 donkeys have been taken into our refuge here in Corfu. As a refuge we aim to give: the old a safe and happy retirement; the sick a chance of cure; the injured the...more
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Epar.Od. Doukades-Skriperou | Doukades, Paleokastritsa 490 83, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In theory the donkey rescue is a great charity and for a worthy cause. The volunteers are amazing selfless people and do a wonderful job. The owner however, is a different story. I'm struggling to write this review without expletives. This woman, I think its...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always visit the Corfu Donkey Rescue when we're on the island. It's a wonderful place full of not only wonderful donkeys but dogs, cats & people. The volunteers are great, always welcoming & willing to stop & answer any questions you may have. The...More

Thank Sundancespirit1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place with very dedicated, knowledgable volunteers. It’s free to enter but there is a donation box at the entrance/exit. A good half an hour is enough for the sanctuary but if you have time be sure to have a walk in the olive grove....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place with a lot of donkey saved by volunteers of this association. It is free of you want at the end of tour you can leave a free offers.

Thank Odyssey561087
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here whilst recently on holiday, found it without much difficulty, but its a bit off the beaten track. It is signposted, but they are easy to miss. We were welcomed by lots of relaxed friendly cats, and a lovely guy from London who...More

1  Thank clarehodgkinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit with kids. Many donkeys that you can brush, also a lot of very friendly cats that love a treat, so don't forget to bring something for them and for donkeys (you can't give it to donkeys directly though). Make sure you...More

Thank RobertasR79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my husband and daughter as part of a "magical mystery day" orchestrated by my in-laws. I never knew this place existed. What an amazing place! After arriving we were given a short talk about the donkeys and the rescue, as well...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the sanctuary and go every year because it simply is a great day out for the kids and even us adults. It was nice to see some of the old faithful donkey but sad that there are always new ones being added but...More

1  Thank awpainter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a free hour or two, this is a great way to kill that time. As I pilot my tiny, yet mighty Peugeot around the island, I am constantly saddened by the piles of trash overflowing the roadside bins. Or maybe it’s the...More

1  Thank Restless_K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Along with the turtles in Zakynthos the boys absolutely loved this place and want to go back. It's down a challenging road, hope nothing comes the other way. We were met by Leo who told us about the sanctuary and what we could do. He...More

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29 August 2018|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it’s not far from sidari and you can take a taxi up to it....we took car most of the way and walked for 5mins but you can get cars right up to gate.
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10 June 2018|
Response from norart | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We used the phone's GPS and we easily found the Donkey Rescue.The road leads you to a narrow one through olive-woods,don't think it's a wrong one despite the remote area you'll get there.You can find a small but nice... More
15 March 2018|
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Response from northants90 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I am not sure about that one. We used a local tour operator on our visit to Corfu and it didn’t come up on their list of trips out. We had a hire car and it is a little “off the beaten track” but if you get the... More