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Zootastic Park

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Address: 385 Ostwalt Amity Rd, Troutman, NC 28166-8789
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+1 704-245-6446
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

A visit to Zootastic Park is a trip to the zoo that’s both fun and...

A visit to Zootastic Park is a trip to the zoo that’s both fun and educational. It’s a perfect setting for a family fun day or for large groups, like school groups or summer camps. The park offers something exciting for the kid in all of us.

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Christmas drive through light display is wonderful! over 3.5 million lights!

We took the kids to this drive through Christmas lights display. I highly recommend! Get there right when it opens or even a few minutes before. Otherwise, traffic gets backed up... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2016
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son (25) took a group of us here for Christmas and I was having a wonderful time. Being from San Diego I was amazed at the variety of magnificent animals and more importantly how close you could be to observe them. THEN, it was time for our behind the scenes animal encounter which was truly one of the top... More 

Thank mccmrs
Fleetwood, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our kids had a blast at the zoo. However, there were some things going on with some of the animals which were a little concerning. The big cats were clearly very stressed out and pacing in the enclosures and one of the giraffes were bleeding. The grounds were also in need of some major tlc. Ticket prices were cheap compared... More 

1 Thank BeccaCheek
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We took the kids to this drive through Christmas lights display. I highly recommend! Get there right when it opens or even a few minutes before. Otherwise, traffic gets backed up to the highway. There are a ton of lights to see, all set to music. After you can stop inside to see Santa, petting zoo and amores. We skipped... More 

Thank megantoad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Nice zoo with beautiful, well-fed animals. The layout is a little confusing, but we just took our time and made sure we saw everything. We bouggt the food to feed the animals for $3 and then you can buy extra food for $1. You get to keep the cup too. Since it is the middle of winter, I can imagine... More 

1 Thank Laura A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I was not disappointed with this Zoo. The animals were all active and and it was about as close as you can get to wild animals compared to most Zoos.

Thank NKY A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We went in the evening to see the Christmas lights and tour the park. Wonderful experience with the exception that it's hard to see the animals out on the grounds because there are no lights on the cages. We had to use flashlights and still were only able to see the tigers and hyenas. However, the barn petting zoo is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Worth the cheap admission fee of $6 per person. Enjoy the lights from your own vehicle, see Santa for free, eat snores, and visit the great petting zoo. Hours of fun for $6 a person. Bundle up because after the light show everything is outside!

1 Thank Rochelle S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Zootastic becomes a winter wonderland of Christmas lights that extend for more than 2.5 miles. At the end, there is an opportunity to see Santa, feed a giraffe or lion plus pet all types of barnyard animals. It is a delightful evening for any family.

Thank Nancy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Had a blast. So many animals you get to see plus the lights. We go every year. The animal experiences are well worth the money.

Thank Farrell C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible place that does not take care of their animals nor have proper enclosures for them. They all have a panicked look about them. Go to the place nearby to see animals up close.

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