Looking for an amazing group activity for girl scouts, boy scouts, camps, senior centers, college groups, and other social groups?
Want to take your students on an amazing field trip? We have lots of options for groups!
Wild Field Trips
Lions, tigers, wolves, and other exotic animals at the Animal Park can make learning unforgettable this school year! Our Wild Field Trips, suitable for any grade level, are designed to meet North Carolina Standard Course of Study science goals and objectives.
Wild Field Trips are designed for public, private, and homeschool classes only, pre-k through 12th grade. For all other types of groups, please see Group Tours.
Available Monday – Friday by reservation only
For the young and the young at heart, every adventure to the Animal Park is an experience they’ll never forget!
Group tours are perfect for any large groups of any age. (For schools, see Wild Field Trips). Your personal guide will give you a unique look at the place our animals call home. Group tours typically last approximately 1 hour.
The Animal Park’s Wild Overnight Experience accommodates varied ages and interests. Although every program may not be suitable for younger children, our educational team will work with you to cater a theme to your group’s interests. Each Wild Overnight can be catered to a variety of themes relating to the Animal Park's residents and their care.
Girl Scouts & Boy Scouts
The Animal Park has been fortunate to have developed relationships with several area youth organizations, and is looking to connect with even more. Our Wild Overnight is incredibly popular with local Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts. Whether you are a troop leader, or a parent of a Girl Scout or Boy Scout, there are many ways to get involved at the Animal Park.
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Need to Know Before You Go
Accessibility, Safety, and Pets
The Animal Park is not wheelchair accessible; however, accessibility accommodations are available for visitors with mobility issues. Please note that we do not allow unauthorized vehicles, including scooters or motorized wheelchairs, in the park. You can find more information about disability accommodations and handicapped access in the Tour FAQ on our Plan Your Visit page. Please note that strollers are also not permitted in the park.
If you are planning to visit the Animal Park, please take a moment to review and complete our online tour waiver. If you would like, you can also download and print the waiver and photography release forms to fill out and complete prior to your arrival. Waivers will also be available in the gift shop for visitors to complete during the check-in process.
For safety reasons, the Animal Park does not allow visitors to bring pets on site. Any visitor who brings an animal to the Park will be asked to leave immediately. We do not allow visitors to leave animals unattended in a vehicle at any time of year.