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Address: 4405 Cook Road, Rockwell, NC 28138
Phone Number: 704-279-6363
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Tiger World is an animal conservation and educational center dedicated to...
Tiger World is an animal conservation and educational center dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation, and preservation of exotic animals. We are open to the public for educational guided tours and walkabout self-guided tours. Tiger World is a different kind of Zoo. Our tours personally guide visitors throughout the preserve learning about each animal. You see them in a natural setting and have the opportunity to observe them playing, swimming, eating, sleeping, and interacting with their handlers.
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Amazing! !!

If you love big cats this is the place for you! It's one of the coolest places we have ever visited! It has so much to see and so much to do! It's awesome!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If you love big cats this is the place for you! It's one of the coolest places we have ever visited! It has so much to see and so much to do! It's awesome!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Really fun day at the park. You can get within 5' of these amazing animals. Lion, tigers, leopards, emus, bear and so much more. Goggle for a $2 off coupon. Print 1 coupon per person, they will not accept 1 coupon for more than 1 person. Food cup $5 to feed the monkeys and birds. Definitely worth the price all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My daughters and I went here for Mother's Day and I was pleasantly surprised at the variety and number of tigers and lions they had on display. I especially loved the white lion. Tiger World should be commended for caring for these animals and creating the best habitats they can with the resources they have available.

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

IF you like all of these animals this is the place for you, so many to see and want to love on. some were rescued or abused come help them have a nice place.. Each time I have gone the place is getting bigger and better.

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Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We went here on a somewhat cool rainy Saturday, but it was well worth it. This is a small zoo but it does not disappoint! The grounds are very well kept and clean, the staff was very friendly and helpful we paid our $15 per person and were given a map of the parks layout and told to wander around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were able to be so close to animals. The wolves were really great able to fed. them. Didn't know New Guienea singing dogs existed. Loved being able to pet the parrots. Could not believe how close we able to be to the animals. Staff was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Really enjoyed our time here on 4/18/15. Great interactions with awesome animals and the staff were really knowledgeable, especially some of the interns. We will be traveling back here to witness the animals during colder weather as well.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Susan and I had never been here before so we got together with another couple and went. What a cool place! We always enjoy seeing animals up close that we would never get to see otherwise. And with more of a focus on the big cats, we really enjoyed the place! One thing I always get mixed feelings on about... More 

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was an awesome place to visit. We found tickets on Living Social and decided to try it out. So glad we did. After walking around for the first few minutes, I immediately thought of the movie, "We Bought A Zoo"!! We got to watch the massive Tigers eat their lunch and see so many different animals up close. Very,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I love to take the kids here, it's awe inspiring to see these big carnivores, especially the tigers. Their size and power remind you that in some parts of the world, humans are NOT on top of the food chain. they are constantly building /upgrading this place, so it is pleasantly different every time we go.

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