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Address: 1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9794
Phone Number: +1 919-542-4684
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This is a refuge for tigers and other exotic cats.

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This is a wonderful place to visit

Yesterday, my family (3 generations... 11, 13, 49, 61, 94) took the public tour at Carolina Tiger Rescue. The weather was perfect for a mid-Fall afternoon, and the wooded grounds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Hozay137
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who knew that Pittsboro, NC would have a bunch of tigers and other big cats. Very unique attraction. We took the twilight tour which was very good. Amazing hour big these cats are.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday, my family (3 generations... 11, 13, 49, 61, 94) took the public tour at Carolina Tiger Rescue. The weather was perfect for a mid-Fall afternoon, and the wooded grounds were resplendent in changing colors of foliage. Most resplendent, however, were the cats. Big, beautiful animals, most of whom seemed surprisingly relaxed about having a cluster of fascinated, shutter-clicking humans... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 5 teenagers and two elderly grandparents to the Rescue. They all loved it. You will be able to get very up close to some of the most majestic creatures in the world. This probably isn't great for very small children since there is a fair amount of talking and background given by the very knowledgeable guides. They were... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

It is a little sad to see so many previously abused and abandoned majestic wild animals now needing to live their lives behind chain link fences. At least they are now safe, well fed, and provided with enrichment activities to make their confinement a little less tedious. This non-profit organization does a wonderful job at providing 'forever homes' for large... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Took the family (with 2 teenagers), and everyone had a great time. We did the twilight tour, and were able to see and hear the Lions roaring back and forth at one point. Great tour guide with a lot of personal information shared about each animal, including personality traits, where they came from, etc. Lot's of tigers, lions and other... More 

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Spring Lake
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I took children to see the big cats at Carolina Tiger Rescue. They first told us about cats there and told us amazing facts about each kind there. Went on tour, children were tired of walking but still very interested. You can tell whole staff cares deeply about all their "residents". We actually took this tour in 2013. The staff... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I went there I saw 7 tiigers and at the end I got a tiger toy named starla and I love her and I bring her every day

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Thank TravelNowPlease
Pittsboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a must for animal lovers. The "residents" are mostly older felines of the wild kind. Take the tour (walking shoes recommended) with one of their knowledgeable docents and meet the magnificent cats.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

We went here as "entertainment" for visiting grandchildren, and ended up mightily impressed ourselves. The tour was fascinating, all questions answered; it was nice to learn so much about these rescued animals. I enjoyed seeing the markings up close. We have gone on two safaris in India in search of the elusive Tiger. This was more productive, if less thrilling!

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Thank ChrisABeaune
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

My family and I first visited just on a regular tour, wow were we in for a surprise. While we are very familiar with the world of animal rescue not quite so much in the exotic rescue world. The tour guide we had was amazing, Mark knew everything about every cat at the facility and you could tell the animals... More 

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