Blue Hills Giraffe & Animal Sanctuary is a nonprofit 501c3 dedicated to giving animals a forever home

Just 15 minutes outside Waco, Texas, we are the perfect location for your dream destination.  Endless views on 150 acres of gentle rolling hills and 4 beautiful ponds provide the perfect visit at Blue Hills Ranch.  Relax under the barn while being surrounded by our amazing animals who call this land home.

General Store

We are proud to announce our general store


Click here to see a complete list of all our products we have to offer.  All purchases are Tax Deductible



We are proud to have these people helping us


This list of companies and people are a huge support of our facility and Blue Hills being able to help animals

Our Proud Partners and Sponsors

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always accepting donations


Blue Hills Ranch / Blue Hills Giraffe & Animal Sanctuary is a 501c3 dedicated to giving animals a forever home.  We are always in the need of the following items






We Will Soon Start Offering Adopted Services

We will start to rescue animals from across the nation and help them look for new homes.  The page will be dedicated to finding them new loving families.


Ranch Hand

We are looking for a Ranch Hand to help with various project

  • Must be able to work around animals

  • Work in heat

  • Self motivated

  • Organized

  • Take Pride in Job Tasks

  • Work without direction at times

  • Operate Various heavy equipment

  • No drug use (we drug test)

  • Must pick up after yourself

Job Types: Full-time & Part-time

Pay: $16 per hour

Starting: ASAP

Tour Guide

We are looking for fun and happy individuals to guide our animal encounters.  ​​

  • Will aid in the care for exotic animals

  • ***MUST HAVE ANIMAL EXPERIENCE!!!!!!! (Other than cats and dogs)


  • Must be able to work in the heat

  • Must be comfortable around animals (Giraffes, Zebras, Kangaroo, Cows...)

  • Must be able to work weekends

  • Help with Admin work (spread sheets, answer phone calls)

  • Must be able to communicate well with adults and children

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal

Pay: $11.00 per hour

Start: November 1, 2021

Cleaning Staff

We are looking for cleaning staff to help with the day to day cleaning of our Barn, Cabins, & Office

  • Pays attention to details

  • Happy and positive

  • Manage all duties associated with cleaning

  • Orders & restocks supplies

  • Dependable

  • Trustworthy

  • Able to work weekends if needed


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal

Pay: $18.00 per hour

Start: November 1, 2021

Barista / Bartender

We are looking for a barista that can make and serve unique coffee to our guests.

  • Must be able to pour foam designs in coffee

  • Coordinate Breakfast and Meals for guests

  • Create menu items

  • Self motivated and directed

  • Willing to work weekends

  • Creative and have ideas

  • Friendly to staff and guests

  • Goes the extra mile

  • Able to obtain bartenders license

  • Stocks and orders supplies

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal

Pay: $16.00 per hour

Start: November 1, 2021




  • Must be 18 years old

    • Under 18 years old must have parents accompany them on every meeting​

  • Background Check required

  • Must live with 50 miles of Blue Hills Ranch

  • 80 hour annual commitment​

  • Must be able to life 50lbs

  • Fill out application


  • Habitat cleaning

  • Enrichment research

  • Diet preparation


  • Interviews are limited to open spots available

    • will be done as needed


  • 4 hours​

  • 1st Sunday of the month

  • Passing score of 90% or higher must be achieved on final test

  • Volunteers in school

    • must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher

    • submit a behavior report from teachers

Terms & COnditions


Blue Hills Ranch (Blue Hills Giraffe & Animal Sanctuary) only sells memberships.  Memberships are one day passes to enjoy our facilities, grounds, and viewing of free roaming animals.  Private encounters are not included, but you will get membership prices saving you from paying normal public prices.  As a member you will get advantages that the general public does not.  That includes a free cabin, should you choose to stay the night.


Blue Hills Ranch is a wildlife sanctuary and wild animals are within our property.

Wheel Chairs

Blue Hills Ranch has a mixture of concrete and gravel.  Currently the parking lot is all gravel which leads to concrete pathways.  Some of the sections of pathways are steep.  Unfortunately we do not claim to be a ADA property.  This still is a working ranch. 



Anyone entering the property are required to sign a waiver.  Please stop up at our office (white house) at the street to sign the waiver.  

Cameras / Security

Blue Hills Ranch is monitored by a 24 hours security system.  Staff members also wear body cameras.  All footage remains property of Blue Hills Ranch

General Rules

No Smoking Ranch

Outside Animals are not allowed out of RV area

No open flame allowed

Under 18 years old must be accompanied by and adult at all times

Wild animals are present and death or injury can occur

Not an ADA facility

Cancelation policy

100% full refund 14 days before
50% refund 7 days and before
under 7 days prior no refunds.