• Notice of Habitat Closures

    Seabirds habitat and underwater viewing areas at Rocky Coast will be closed for maintenance through Fri,. Sept 21.


April - October
Weekly Schedule

10 a.m - 2 p.m.


$3 or One FUN Ticket per person

NC Zoo Acacia Station Logo

Located in the African region

April - October 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. daily

Weather Dependent


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 or you can use FUN Tickets available at ZOO Admissions and Junction Plaza.

Note: Children under 12 must be accompanied onto the deck by a paying adult.


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