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Carolina Tiger Rescue

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1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9794
+1 919-542-4684
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Very Good

I've been going to the Carolina Tiger Rescue for many years now and there are just some of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NCTraveler2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Good Grandparent/Grandkids Trip

As a family of five, this was not an inexpensive outing but we'd always heard about it (their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CRATraveler
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North Carolina
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This is a refuge for tigers and other exotic cats.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“big cats” (33 reviews)
“twilight tour” (20 reviews)
“their lives” (13 reviews)
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1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9794
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+1 919-542-4684
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going to the Carolina Tiger Rescue for many years now and there are just some of the animals still around from when I started. But many new rescues have been taken in over the years. Tickets are purchased in advance and are $21.40...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a family of five, this was not an inexpensive outing but we'd always heard about it (their fundraising events and collection of Christmas trees for giant cat toys) so we went when school was out in January. Even though it was very cold, we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never knew this place was so close to RDU. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Will def visit again!

Thank Lee M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place this is! The guides are excellent. I loved seeing all the animals and hearing their stories. This place does amazing work. Fun place to visit. Allow 1 1/2-2 hours as it takes a while to walk through. Sometimes you have to...More

Thank LillyKate3
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a wonderful place for tigers and lions, etc that need a good home. I was amazed at the space the animals had and the love they are given - its a place I will donate time to when I can quit work. If...More

Thank Sloan13
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Good people taking care of rescued tigers. All of the staff really care about these animals. You need to book in advance but it's a cool place to check out when in the Pittsboro area! There's more there than just tigers.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The wife and I bought our tickets a couple of weeks in advance for a 10 am public tour on a Saturday morning since we were going to be passing through the Pittsboro area on our way to Charleston. Needless to say, we weren't disappointed...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A friend recommended we take a tour, and we are so glad we did. We did a Twilight Tour, and the tour guide (Marissa) was just terrific. The tour took a bit over 2 hours, and we learned a lot and saw most of the...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited the Tiger Rescue with our grandson from Florida. It was a special experience for him. My wife and I have been members for several years, and the tour was very good.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I went on the Twilight Tour with my Mom and sister. We got a short safety and general information talk before starting. Our guide was a wealth of information. She knew the history each animal and information about the breeds. The carnivore are well cared...More

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Mjones1989
20 October 2016|
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Response from ncaronna7 | Reviewed this property |
They offer "twilight" evening tours which is limited vs. general "public" tours during daytime since cats are more active at night and when cooler temps. Can always call to ask more specific questions, but friends that have... More
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cher28cat
28 July 2016|
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Response from ckassotis | Reviewed this property |
There were not easy places to sit when I went - it's a really slow walk around though, no one was rushing, and lots of time was spent at each exhibit. So plenty of time to catch up.
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Rob K
22 July 2016|
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Response from dpoin21 | Reviewed this property |
If you can plan ahead and look at the openings 3 weeks ahead you shouldn't have any issues booking a slot.
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