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Zootastic Park
448 Pilch Road
Tel: 704 245 6446

Where are we going today?

Zootastic Park is an educational zoo with a great selection of well cared for mammals, birds and reptiles in comfortable habitats for close up study and enjoyment. Features include a Western Town, multiple Animal Barns, and the Exotic Animal facilities.

They are also now offering Cub Encounters with the baby animals! You will have an opportunity to learn up close and personally about big cats while you interact with one of their baby cubs for 30 minutes. You get to pet and play, possibly give them a bottle if it's feeding time. You may also take pictures and video of your experience so the kids will never forget.

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$8
  • Children$6
  • Free Under: 2 years

When can we go?

April 30th to October 31th: Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm; Sunday 1pm to 5pm

Off season times vary.

Teachers corner

They offer educational sessions where experienced staff will guide your group through different hands-on learning environments. These sessions were developed by a teacher like you to meet NC Standard Course of Study learning strands in Math, Science and Social Studies..

Doing our bit

Zootastic Park is a working zoo that strives to ensure the greatest care for its animals. Zootastic Park has adopted neglected animals to rehabilitate them to health. Zootastic Park will be working with some animals that are headed towards extinction to help preserve their species..

Can I get one of those?

The General Store features an array of fascinating gifts from around the world: jewelry, African art objects, clothing, books, and music; and, of course, they have the usual souvenirs, T-shirts, hats, film, and treats..

What people are saying?

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    Seems like animals are not well taken care of. Many animals had broken horns. All of their areas seem very small and dirty. animals in the building in very small cages, baby tiger cage burned your eyes with urine stench, poor guy. sad to see

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