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Exotic Wildlife Lodge and Safari Park in Central Louisiana

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Marksville cabin description

We've recreated a little piece of Africa in the middle of the swamp in the heart of Louisiana. Come stay in our adventurous yet refined treehouses while getting up close with animals from around the world on an African style safaris. More traditonal Lodge facilites are also available.

Our preserve and conservation area encompasses approximately 1500 acres, and we are constantly growing. This area is rich in flora and fauna, and we aim to conserve these treasures for future generations while allowing people from across Louisiana and beyond to enjoy beauty this land has to offer.

This area and facilities are truly one of most unique and must see places in the LA and the entire US. Come and see what dream vacations are made of for the entire family! Your lodging fees go to support our non profit foundation's mission . Help us and see what wonderful things your support can accomplish. Thank you for your support.

Keywords: safari park, wildlife lodge, conference center, retreat, treehouse, cabin, camp, ranch, farm, bed & breakfast, inn, bungalow, bird watching, exotic animals, swamp,

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • Elevator : treehouses, cabins and lodge

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Maybe some exceptions for small dogs, but our exotic animals run free and have right of way....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Only outdoors at the lodge area, and not inside the sanctuary area....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Our lodge has an elevator and a handicapped bathroom....moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35, Beds for 35

Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 3 individual ensuite lakefront treehouse/bungalows, with hot tub, pool table connected by a rope bridge across mile long lake. A two story,2 full kitchen, 4 1/2 bath, 4 ensuite bedroom lakefront Lodge fully equipped. 64 species of exotic animals, 48 species of birds, beautiful elevated swimming pool and huge deck, wildlife tours included, 14 miles of hiking and biking trails, birdwatching paradise in the middle of LA flyways and swamp, casino and golf courses nearby. A Cajun Wonderland and just a very special place. We created a piece of Africa in the heart of the swamp for the children of LA and beyond. Come visit and let us create your memory of a lifetime!...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    treehouses, cabins and lodge...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Shared Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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start@$200 per lodge bedroom, per nt,(3 unit/2nght or 2 unit/3night minimum)
start@$200 per treehouse,per nt,( 3 unit/2 night-or 2 unit,3 night minimum)inquire
meals may be available at additional charges
weekly group discounts may be available
all monies are recieved as donations to our non profit foundation www.hefcorp.org

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I'm retired real estate developer, world traveler and philanthropist. My wife is a glass artist and world traveler and we love to entertain and meet new people!

Why the Owner Chose Marksville:
Proceeds to benefit our non-profit organization the Housing & Education Foundation, Inc. (HEF) and it is simply too beautiful and unique to not share!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Come experience the wonders of wild Africa right here in the heart of Louisiana.


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Speaks: english, french

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
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  • Calendar last updated: 10/28/2014
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Exotic Wildlife Lodge and Safari Park in Central Louisiana

Marksville #390910

7 BR  7 BA  Sleeps 35

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