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Exotic Wildlife Lodge and Safari Park in Central Louisiana

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Last updated: 10/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • 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


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


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic


                  • 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 Area


                      • 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


                      • Shared Kitchen
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster


                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool
                      • Hot Tub

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included


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                          from 13 traveler reviews
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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          May 14 - Dec 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay

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                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $89
                          • Taxes Not included

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                          Last updated: 10/28/2014
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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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                          VRBO #390910

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, October 30, 2014

                          $225 per night (USD)

                          7 Bedroom / 7 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 35

                          View calendar: Updated 10/28/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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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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