Take a walk on the wild side and reserve your spot today for one of our special tours! This year we have decided to expand our special weekend tours. Love the animals at Turpentine, want to see more? Join us for a Carnivore Caravan Tour and see areas usually restricted to our visitors!
Do you love Photography? Soon, you will be able to reserve your spot for a Fine Feline Photo Tour and be able to take as many pictures of our animals as you can in 2 hours!
Want to learn more about what we do, why we do it, and get the chance to talk to our Curator/Assistant Curator, join us for a Coffee with the Curator tour.
These tours are only available on select days and cost extra but they are well worth it! To check for availability of tours click here! All the proceeds from these tours goes to help our animals!
Coffee With The Curator – $150 Per Person Limit 5 – The opportunity of a life time for you and up to 4 friends! Sit down with our animal Curator or Assistant Curator for coffee, muffins, and to talk about the history of Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Take a behind the scenes tour to see the animals in their spacious habitats, see the animals at Rescue Ridge – an area usually restricted to visitors –, and see what it takes to care for our animals on a day to day basis. This personally guided tour will last approximately one hour and give you a truly unique perspective on the refuge, the animals who reside here, and the caretakers.
Carnivore Caravan Tour – $100 Per Person Limit 5 – You and up to 4 friends can go on a personal tour of Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge! Get a behind the scenes look at Turpentine Creek while being escorted by one of our Senior Animal Care Staff members. See all the animals in the habitat areas, see where we prep all the animals’ food, get a close-up view of our vet hospital, and take a tour of Rescue Ridge –an area usually restricted to visitors! Learn more about all the animals that live at Turpentine Creek and what we do here. This personally guided tour will last approximately one hour and give you a truly unique perspective on the lives of the animals who reside at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.
*Coming Soon* – Fine Feline Photo Tour – $300 Per Person Limit 2 – Love photography? Love big cats and bears? We want to invite serious photographers to take a walk on the wild side and capture our big cats and bear on film. The only way to keep a big cat forever is through the lens of your camera and we are offering you the opportunity to take a guided photo tour around our big cats and bears. For up to two hours you and your photography friend will be escorted around our refuge to capture photos of our beautiful animals. FOR SERIOUS PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY MUST BE 18+ YEARS OR OLDER.
Visit our website today to book your special tour! Tours are only available on select Saturdays and Sundays. Limited spots available for each tour, book now to reserve your spot before they fill up!