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Carolina Tiger Rescue

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1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9794
+1 919-542-4684
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A great place for a family outing.

This is far better than any zoo that I have visited. The guides are superb and know a great deal... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
325Rees
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Pittsboro, North Carolina
So Conflicted About This Place

The staff and the volunteers @ Car. Rescue are trying to do a much needed job and I recognize that... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
DeaconDebi
,
Raleigh, North Carolina
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This is a refuge for tigers and other exotic cats.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big cats” (33 reviews)
“twilight tour” (21 reviews)
“their lives” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9794
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+1 919-542-4684
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"twilight tour"
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"their lives"
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"wild animals"
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"non profit"
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"their website"
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"wonderful place"
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"gift shop"
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"chain link fence"
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"natural habitat"
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"informative tour"
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"toed shoes"
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"poison ivy"
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"bug spray"
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"incredible creatures"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank 325Rees
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Reviewed 9 June 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

2  Thank DeaconDebi
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Reviewed 14 May 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

5  Thank DandySmudge
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We met several friends here to experience to Carolina Tiger rescue. We had heard a lot about it, but never visited. Order your tickets online and arrive 15 minutes early so you can register and sign all the waivers. They start with a short presentation...More

Thank J L
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I've been going to the Carolina Tiger Rescue for many years now and there are just some of the animals still around from when I started. But many new rescues have been taken in over the years. Tickets are purchased in advance and are $21.40...More

1  Thank NCTraveler2015
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

As a family of five, this was not an inexpensive outing but we'd always heard about it (their fundraising events and collection of Christmas trees for giant cat toys) so we went when school was out in January. Even though it was very cold, we...More

Thank CRATraveler
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Never knew this place was so close to RDU. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Will def visit again!

2  Thank Lee M
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

What an amazing place this is! The guides are excellent. I loved seeing all the animals and hearing their stories. This place does amazing work. Fun place to visit. Allow 1 1/2-2 hours as it takes a while to walk through. Sometimes you have to...More

1  Thank LillyKate3
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a wonderful place for tigers and lions, etc that need a good home. I was amazed at the space the animals had and the love they are given - its a place I will donate time to when I can quit work. If...More

1  Thank Sloan13
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Good people taking care of rescued tigers. All of the staff really care about these animals. You need to book in advance but it's a cool place to check out when in the Pittsboro area! There's more there than just tigers.

1  Thank Phil T
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crowshay
20 May 2018|
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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
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golferlass
22 March 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!
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Mjones1989
20 October 2016|
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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
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