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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
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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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Very good for Family day out

It was very good time out there for Family as a whole. Kids will enjoy real Animals like Lion, Tiger (white, bengal etc), Leopord, Bob Cat, Monkeys and many more. There are Bears... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Geo J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was very good time out there for Family as a whole. Kids will enjoy real Animals like Lion, Tiger (white, bengal etc), Leopord, Bob Cat, Monkeys and many more. There are Bears too. Guide was also very informative and would love to go again there.

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Thank Geo J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great day. Amazing staff and volunteers. All the staff was very helpful in educating us about each animal and their rescue story. It's obvious how much the staff cares about each animal. Money well spent.

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Thank Terri H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's off a side road and may look a bit sketchy pulling in, but it is totally worth it if you have kids. There are lots of big cats that we're active when we went at 1 PM. A bear, kangaroos, ostriches, etc. Plus peacocks are walking around and you can feed them straight from your hand. Bring water or... More 

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Thank Matthew B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A non profit rescue center for animals. Looked a little sketchy coming in but it was great once we got in. You can get really close to the animals.

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Thank Rusty M
Harrisburg, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect place to take small kids for an afternoon to look at animals and feed them. You are really up close and don't need to do a lot of walking. We opted to not take a stroller as the paths are rocky so we did need to carry our 2 year old a lot. There are shady places to sit... More 

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Thank vacation920
North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking around and seeing a variety of cats, including a Liger, White Lion and some tigers. The cats were really communicating while we were there. Nothing like being up close when a lion roars!!

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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Knowing the mission of Tiger World, it is hard to rate this park as average. However, it is also important to write a fair review. There is no doubt that the animals are well cared for and that Tiger World gives rescue animals a second chance. Also, the park was well staffed and the staff members were engaging and friendly.... More 

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Thank coastal_confessions
Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun as well as being up close to all the animals. Bill wonderful as a tour guide with wonderful information. non government supported.

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Thank Carol J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Tiger World on a Sunday afternoon and absolutely loved it. The front desk woman was super sweet and helpful. She gave us a map and highlighted animals that we would enjoy. The grounds were kept up very nicely and the landscaping was really pretty. We especially loved the wolves and the liger. It took us... More 

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Thank Catherine H
Charleston, West Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

There's SO MUCH CHAIN LINK and fence in general it was difficult to even see what was beyond the fence. And know, that cats sleep much of the day so not much to see as far as cats go. Clutter. The Liger visit we specifically went to see was closed but the staffer in the gift shop showed us a... More 

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