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.  

Guided tours are by appointment ONLY and are approximately 2 hours long, during which time you will go within the selected animals habitats for encounters, along with a knowledgeable staff member. Tours are limited to 10-12 visitors per group.

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.

Guided Tours given  by appointment only starting June 1.  Until then tours given 10am, 1pm, and 3pm Mon-Sat(see calendar below for available dates and times)

field trip
hands on experience

**  At times some of our animals are away at events and not be available for viewing.

**  We will be closed on Monday, May 28th. 


$20 for 6 & above

$10 for 5 & below

(ages 2 & under free)


Guided Tour Request

** For Field Trips please email

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