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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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Tigers in Pittsboro, NC!

This is a wonderful place for tigers and lions, etc that need a good home. I was amazed at the... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Tigers in Pittsboro

Good people taking care of rescued tigers. All of the staff really care about these animals. You... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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This is a refuge for tigers and other exotic cats.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“big cats” (32 reviews)
“twilight tour” (20 reviews)
“their lives” (13 reviews)
1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9794
+1 919-542-4684
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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

Thank Sloan13
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.

Thank WafflestheDog
Reviewed 4 October 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

1  Thank Bob H
Reviewed 3 October 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

Thank millerrolab
Reviewed 2 October 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.

Thank cabindoug
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I went on the Twilight Tour with my Mom and sister. We got a short safety and general information talk before starting. Our guide was a wealth of information. She knew the history each animal and information about the breeds. The carnivore are well cared...More

Thank nurseecj
Reviewed 20 September 2017

What a spectacular place Carolina Tiger Rescue is! It is truly amazing to get to be so close to such magnificent animals! First, the cats are so beautiful and so fun to watch. Their enclosures are huge yet you can see the animals well. We...More

Thank jambajes
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I lived in Durham for 10 years and never knew this place existed until my family was planning a visit (many years after we moved away...). Holy cow! We were amazed by the animals... tigers, lions, an ocelot, and some smaller cats whose names I...More

Thank exncgal
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I was visiting the Raleigh/Durham area for a few days and my 16 yr old son identified this sanctuary and scheduled a twilight tour for the two of us. It was a group of 25 persons with two tour guides that starts about 6pm and...More

Thank FredFlintstones
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It is amazing there is something like this on the outskirts of Raleigh. This facility is a sanctuary for large cats of various kinds, rescued from different situations and living here is peace. You can tell the staff love what they do and really care...More

Thank melkip
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19 October 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
27 July 2016|
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.
Rob K
22 July 2016|
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Response from dpoin21 | Reviewed this property |
If you can plan ahead and look at the openings 3 weeks ahead you shouldn't have any issues booking a slot.