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BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr will start to invite visitors again starting from friday 20th of may

Visits can be organized from Thursday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm

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BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr is a sanctuary in Ukraine that provides a species-appropriated forever home for bears rescued from poor captivity. BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr is a project by FOUR PAWS International, the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

OPENING hours 

Due to the situation in the country, for the safety of our visitors and our staff, we will work only with appointments, and with a limited number of visitors on-site. Pre-registration  is required, therefore please contact us via this phone number +38 067 509 3058.

Visits can be organized from Thursday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm.

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entrance FEES

Adults: 120 UAH

Children (6–16 yrs): 60 UAH

Students : 60 UAH

Reduced fee: 50 UAH 

Family ticket: 300 UAH

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Tours

Our tours at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr are led by experts who share fascinating facts and details about the brown bears.

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If you love animals – give them more time!

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ADDress

1 Vedmezhy Krai St, Zhornyska, Yavoriv District, 81083, Lviv Region

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OUR BEARS

BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr currently houses 34 bears, of which 30 have been rescued by FOUR PAWS, and 4 have been taken over from White Rock Bear Shelter during the Ukrainian war, as their safety at the shelter could no longer be assured!

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