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Address: 5811 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone Number: 910.392.3604

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My best friend took me here for my birthday! I didn't expect it to be that big! Prices are fair and who knew you could see such exotic animals in Wilmington, NC? Great for people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Sara L
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Oak Island, North Carolina
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Oak Island, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

My best friend took me here for my birthday! I didn't expect it to be that big! Prices are fair and who knew you could see such exotic animals in Wilmington, NC? Great for people of all ages.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Ive been to this zoo many times first with my kids and now my grandkids. Ive lived here almost 20 years and they have added to it over the years. Its not an over the top zoo but the animals appear well taken care of. The place is huge inside compared to what you see from the road. It is... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have been visiting this zoo for over 10 years. Most people not aware these are animals no one else wanted. The Tregembo zoo takes them and feeds and cares for them. I can't wait to here the screams when the family sells the land and most of the animals are put down. BUT hey that's better the living in... More 

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The animals are all taken very good care of. I Know the owners and they do an amazing job with these animals. Most of the animals are rescues. These animals have no place else to go.. They were born in captivity, they've never been in the wild, they can't be put into the wild. This is their refuge.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The animals are not very well taken care of, cages are to small, most have no shelter. Animals are depressed over heated, terrible conditions. Unless you want to leave sad and depressed DO NOT GO. STAY AWAY!!!!!!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Not sure how I felt about this place. The animals in general appeared to be well kept and happy but the cages were pretty small. Some pretty neat animals and displays and some that made you scratch your head. It's larger than it appears from the road. Online it said the last tickets were sold at 4 and we arrived... More 

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1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The size of the cages of the animals were downright preposterous. Horrible conditions, side-of-the-Highway, cheap attraction. Bad pricing for such a horribly put together establishment. 0/10 do not reccomend

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Boiling Springs, PA
2 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We recently took our 6 year old grandson to Tregembo Zoo. It had been raining but had stopped so we took a chance. We walked into the zoo and 15 minutes later, the heavens let loose. We were soaked. There was lightning and thunder; It was awful. We had to take cover in the rest rooms. We went back into... More 

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Wade, North Carolina
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I LOVE animals and the outdoors. I was so happy to find this zoo. The first indication that something was not quite right was the fact that I was given no receipt for the admission.... the cashier refused to give me one saying "it will mess up my machine to tear off the tape" That seemed VERY odd. We went... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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264 reviews 264 reviews
47 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

After going by this spot many times, and thinking it looked sketchy, a friend mentioned how nice it really is, once inside. It's larger than I expected, and the animals looked well cared for. While certainly not in the fanciest of surroundings ( some really should have more room to roam), they are not in little cages. There are bags... More 

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