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Tiger World

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4405 Cook Rd, Rockwell, NC 28138-7583
+1 704-279-6363
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Big cats

This is a great place for a family outing A gift shop & you can buy food to feed the animals... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Funadventures2do
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Mini Animal kingdom - A fun world conservation asylum

Tiger world is not a zoo but maintained beautifully in safe enclosures in a wooded area. An... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Bala1951
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Chennai, India
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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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“non profit” (7 reviews)
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4405 Cook Rd, Rockwell, NC 28138-7583
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"beautiful animals"
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"animal sanctuary"
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"vending machines"
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"normal zoo"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place for a family outing A gift shop & you can buy food to feed the animals & have some hands on areas

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Tiger world is not a zoo but maintained beautifully in safe enclosures in a wooded area. An educative fun world for a family out.Tiger from different part of the world either donated or abandoned by pet lovers are aggregated here with conservation as a theme....More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Very much enjoyed walking around this small park of large animals. Also had the opportunity to watch a few feedings. Would have liked to seen a little more information on the animals, where they were adopted from, etc. Some smaller monkeys and wild animals as...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This place is educational and a must see if in the area. They are not government funded and live off donations. They are tax deductible 501 (c)(3) organization. This is an animal rescue location. They have tigers, lions, monkeys, bears, birds and ducks. You can...More

1  Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went earlier today with my children. Easy to find with GPS. Several large Tigers and lions and other animals. Enjoyed getting close to the enclosures and seeing the animals. Small picnic areas and restrooms on site. Good amount of parking. Did not enjoy being bitten...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

It's not the fanciest, but they are working hard to make improvements. In just a few years, they've made major changes to give the animals the space they need The animals are primarily rescues, so i feel good about going there.

3  Thank dtnick
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is NOT a zoo. These are rescued/donated wild animals. They are magnificent creatures. Our daughters love big cats. They have a lot of tigers, lions, some ligers as well as other animals (bear, gibbons, baboon s, kangaroo, wolves, etc.) You can't get really close...More

2  Thank Michael I
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We love taking our grandchildren to Tiger World! Always friendly and informative staff willing to tell you about the animals. Activities going on to share with the children! Nice picnic and snack areas!

1  Thank circlebarbmc
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

What are the odds, a third animal park this year and the second in the Charlotte area. Tiger World is more like a zoo with a strong focus on cats. I loved their collection of white tigers, begal tigers, jaguars, panthers. As with any zoo,...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place is great. Some of the exhibits were not the most of their natural habitats but must had poke t of shade. Al animals were well feed and had clean water. Lots to see.

1  Thank I_Like_Cats_12
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Materialgrl
8 February 2018|
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Response from C S | Reviewed this property |
I thought Tiger World was worth the stop when we were in the area. But even better was the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville, NC. And I'd highly recommend you take their wagon ride thru the park. You really are up close to the... More
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8 November 2017|
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Response from lallen47 | Reviewed this property |
WEEKDAYS Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm Educational Guided Tours @ 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM (Guided by an animal handler – call us to book a tour 704-279-6363) We are closed Wednesdays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas... More
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Hillary M
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Response from Bill A | Reviewed this property |
They have recently begun paving of the park, about 80% of the park has a paved walkway now
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