• Attractions Status Update

    Carousel, Kidzone, Treehouse Trek and Garden Friends Playground are now open.  Please be sure to check for daily operating status.

    All other seasonal attractions are closed at this time.

Weekly Schedule

Temporarily Closed


FUN Ticket per person for Entry (FUN Tickets are $3 each)

NC Zoo Acacia Station Logo

Located in the African region


Heads up! On the Giraffe Deck, you'll be able to get eye-to-eye with these long-legged giants, an experience you'll never forget. The deck has a beautiful treetop view looking downward on the habitat, so it's a great place for group photos and for viewing our herd of giraffes. The Acacia Station Giraffe Deck is listed as "View 4" on the Park Map. The giraffes may also be visible from three other free viewing areas labeled as View 1, 2 and 3 on the Park Map. Views 1 and 2 provide an upward view of the habitat and are closest to the Akiba Market.

Please note: For their safety, the giraffe are not in the habitat during wet conditions. Giraffe move about their habitat and may not always be near the Acacia Station Giraffe Deck.  Tickets can be purchased at the Giraffe Deck (CASH ONLY) or you can use FUN Tickets available at ZOO Admissions, Junction Plaza and Air Hike.

  • Children under 12 must be accompanied onto the deck by a ticketed/paying adult
  • Weather Dependent



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