From Hendersonville to Scotland Neck, Carolina Traveler teamed up with four amazing animal adventures to offer special savings!

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Tiger World

Moms get free admission on Mother's Day

Near Charlotte: 4400 Cook Road, Rockwell, NC 28138

Located in Rowan County, Tiger World Endangered Wildlife Preserve is home to more than 40  endangered species or extinct species in the wild, including many tigers, leopards, a sun bear, a two-toed sloth, and the very rare liger to name just a few.

For anyone who loves sloths, don’t miss out on the sloth encounter. Cost is $100 for up to four people for 10 minutes of interactive time with the resident sloth. After a walkabout to see all the animals, enjoy a round of mini-golf at the newly opened Wild Adventure Golf. Book an educational tour Monday-Tuesday or Thursday-Friday or go on a self-guided tour 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission is $12 for ages 2-17, $15 for adults, free for children under age 2.

Aquarium & Shark Lab by Team ECCO

Balloon Fest on May 8 and $5 Admission

Near Asheville: 511 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792

The first inland aquarium in North Carolina, Aquarium and Shark Lab by Team ECCO in Hendersonville is home to over 275 fish, invertebrates, reptiles, and salamanders. There are two dozen exhibits, including a 2,000-gallon shark study tank, where interns and staff monitor the development of shark eggs. Open 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with shark and ray feedings at 1:15 p.m.

Animal Park At Conservators Center

Save 10% On Adventure Tours

Between Greensboro and Durham: 676 E Hughes Mill Rd, Burlington, NC 27217

The Animal Park at Conservators Center near Mebane offers educational tours of its 70 different animals, including the exotic Binturong from Southeast Asia to Geoffroy cats from South America, as well as ring-tailed lemurs, lions, leopards, and wolves. Visitors can choose from the Adventure Tour, a 90-minute walkabout with an educator to learn and see the animals up close. Come for the Twilight Tour when the the animals are more active. See a lorian, tiger, or bobcat being fed, and you might even hear the wolves howl or a lion “oof.” The park is open year round, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., opening up again at 5 p.m. for Twilight Tours.

Sylvan Heights Bird Park

Save $1 On Each Admission

Near Rocky Mount: 500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Walk the aviaries of the Sylvan Heights Bird Park for an up-close experience with more than 2,000 exotic birds (waterfowl, parrots, flamingos, toucans and more) from around the world. The aviaries are surrounded by gardens and natural areas, which enhance the beauty of the birds on exhibit and immerse visitors in native North Carolina wildlife habitat.

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