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Carolina Tiger Rescue

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All animal lovers must come to see these beautiful animals. They have had a hard life however they... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
A wonderful close-up look at cats

We came here on a bit of a drizzly day, but that didn't make the tour any less wonderful. Our tour... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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This is a refuge for tigers and other exotic cats.
1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9794
+1 919-542-4684
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

All animal lovers must come to see these beautiful animals. They have had a hard life however they have found their forever home in this amazing sanctuary. The staff and the volunteers are most professional and caring. The knowledge of each species and care of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

We came here on a bit of a drizzly day, but that didn't make the tour any less wonderful. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, and answered all of our questions expertly and graciously. This organization is doing a very worthwhile job making a home...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Wonderful people taking care of some very special animals that without them would have been destroyed. The people are working hard to stop the Exotic Pet Trade in the US, just as Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is doing in Arkansas.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to get a tour of this amazing place. There are so many amazing animals here there’s a huge tiger he was like 500 pounds he was simply beautiful. If you are able to visit I would.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The school organized a visit and, even though it is sad to hear all the stories around these animals, it is still captivating to rob a glimpse of them. Very serene experience. The kids were thrilled and we learned a lot. Supporting a good cause...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We went on the twilight tour (adults only) and learned so much. Not only were the cats beautiful to see but we learned a lot about the humane treatment of wild animals. We each animal’s personal story and lots of anecdotes kept the tour interesting....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Morning tour. Excellent docent well paced with interesting information. Parents didn't control their children very well. I wonder if appropriate to allow infants in strollers on the tour. I know that this is a difficult issue for any such attraction and I did discuss with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is far better than any zoo that I have visited. The guides are superb and know a great deal about each of the wonderful animals. The enthusiasm shown by the staff is catching and was a large factor in my wife and I deciding...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

The staff and the volunteers @ Car. Rescue are trying to do a much needed job and I recognize that they do what they can with the resources that they have. The tigers and other animals are, in fact, rescued from difficult situations and are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank DeaconDebi
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I purchased four tickets to the Tiger Rescue for Mother's Day, many months in advance. We drove the two and a half hours from Wilmington to go to what I thought was a 1:00 tour. Well, when we arrived I realized (after giving my confirmation...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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May 19, 2018|
Response from LillyKate3 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of the difference. We took a regular day tour and were very happy with what we were shown and the information given. You can call or email the organization and ask what each tour offers to compare what would... More
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Sloan13 | Reviewed this property |
Weather is never an issue - the tour goes on. You will be so engrossed in the animals that you won't even realize what the weather is doing. Enjoy your day!
October 19, 2016|
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