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Address: 4405 Cook Rd, Rockwell, NC 28138-7583
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+1 704-279-6363
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09:00 - 17:00
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Thu - Tue 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Great family fun

If you like seeing lions and tigers at the zoo but wish you could see them closer, this is the place to go! Most of the time you are at most 10 feet away from them. My favorite... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Johnb97531
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like seeing lions and tigers at the zoo but wish you could see them closer, this is the place to go! Most of the time you are at most 10 feet away from them. My favorite time to go is during feeding as they are more active and roar and growl more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a Tuesday, no crowds, beautiful day...perfect. Terrain was a bit rough for the stroller, but it wasn't too much for the toddler. All the animals were out and active since it was feeding time. Good family day! Come visit and donate to this nonprofit gem and the gorgeous animals that call it home.

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Thank carri s
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we drove up didnt think much of it but once inside the main entrance I got excited ( now I have to say I love white tigers) because I could see them before going in an I knew it would be worth it I bought tickets an a cup of food with a suvioner cup the staff very friendly... More 

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love it here... been here twice in 5 yrs. would love to go back more often Lea and staff have done an awesome makeover and livable rescue land for the animals they have rescued . Bravo for all their hard work. We spoke with two of the caer-staff and very informative of everything we asked. HIGHLY recommended.

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1 Thank pattyerb
Holly Ridge, North Carolina
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118 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very good small rescue zoo. Saw not only tigers, but many other animals that need help. Price was reasonable. Only wish there had been more information on the animals and someone who could have answered questions, but all in all very goog place

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Thank Greg H
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Amazing place, beautiful Bengals, leopards, lions, and many other animals including primates and wolfs!

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1 Thank Caleb H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect but i was pleasantly surprised. I figured we would see a handful of cats but there were way more than i expected. We went shortly after it opened and most of the animals (except the bears) were up and about. Two of the tigers decided to get in a fight, complete with movie-like roars.... More 

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1 Thank mwillin00
Atlanta, Georgia
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect for a quick trip to see animals or have a birthday party. You can buy feed to feed bears, ducks, wolfs and some monkeys. If your planning a trip over a meal time, bring your picnic lunch and use the tables to eat. There are no restaurants in the area. They do not serve food but they do have... More 

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1 Thank Jim S
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Drove over an hour to go to Tiger World just to be greeted by a rude woman at a closed gate saying they were closed for a private event. Would have been nice if the information was on their website and saved us 2 hours of wasted drive time.

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mrcarolina, Manager at Tiger World, responded to this review

I'm sorry for the inconvenience. Please email your mailing address and I'll send free admissions passes. My address is mike@tigerworld.us Thank you. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A nice rescue sanctuary that is doing a good job taking care of animals who need good homes. A good place to take family & friends & help support their efforts to house & feed all the residents.

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