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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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We met several friends here to experience to Carolina Tiger rescue. We had heard a lot about it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
J L
,
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Very Good

I've been going to the Carolina Tiger Rescue for many years now and there are just some of the... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
NCTraveler2015
,
Raleigh, North Carolina
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This is a refuge for tigers and other exotic cats.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“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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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

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Reviewed February 5, 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 January 30, 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

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Reviewed January 28, 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 January 22, 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 November 11, 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 October 23, 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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Reviewed October 5, 2017

The wife and I bought our tickets a couple of weeks in advance for a 10 am public tour on a Saturday morning since we were going to be passing through the Pittsboro area on our way to Charleston. Needless to say, we weren't disappointed...More

2  Thank Bob H
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

A friend recommended we take a tour, and we are so glad we did. We did a Twilight Tour, and the tour guide (Marissa) was just terrific. The tour took a bit over 2 hours, and we learned a lot and saw most of the...More

1  Thank millerrolab
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

We visited the Tiger Rescue with our grandson from Florida. It was a special experience for him. My wife and I have been members for several years, and the tour was very good.

1  Thank cabindoug
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golferlass
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!
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Mjones1989
October 20, 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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cher28cat
July 28, 2016|
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Response from ckassotis | Reviewed this property |
There were not easy places to sit when I went - it's a really slow walk around though, no one was rushing, and lots of time was spent at each exhibit. So plenty of time to catch up.
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