It's A Zoo Life is conveniently located at 4313 NC Hwy 42 , Macclesfield North Carolina and provides everything needed to insure you have a great experience with our exotic animals in a family friendly environment.  We are a USDA licensed facility and highly trained to care for each of our unique animals.  All of them are up to date on their shots and received lots of daily attention from our staff.    

To date we have 85+ animals including lots of exotics, such as a zebra, lemur, alpacas, lama,  kangaroo, sloth, Patagonian cavy, camel, coatimundi, porcupines, wolf, cockatoo,  and tortoises, along with many farm animals.  

All visitors to the Zoo  are required to participate in a guided tour, which are by appointment ONLY.  Tours last approximately 1 1/2 hours, during which time you will go within the selected animals habitats for encounters, along with a knowledgeable staff member in small groups. 

If your daycare, school, church, or group would like to schedule a field trip please contact us via email at for more information and pricing.

Visits to the Zoo require a Guided Tour, which are  given  by reservation only Tues-Sat at 10am and 1pm. Closed on Mondays after Labor Day until March 2019.  (Submit reservation request via form below)

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$20 for ages 6 & above

$10 for ages5 & below

(ages 2 & under free)


**  At times some of our animals are away at events or unavailable for viewing.

**  Booking a guided tour does not guarantee contact with the cast members of the show.

hands on experience

**  Calendar for the upcoming month will open to the public for booking around the 15th of the month previous.  November by October 15th and December by November 15th.

**  If a tour date/time is booked you can call (252) 266-7974 the morning of your desired visit to see if we have any cancellations. 

Guided Tour Request

** For Field Trips please email

You will receive a confirmation email when your request has been accepted.