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ANNOUNCEMENT

11/1/2023

WHAT TO KNOW:

*Tour dates are added one week at a time.  (Monday evening/Tuesday morning)

*We apologize that there will be times that we will not have any dates available.

*You can check the availability of tours by clicking the "CURRENT TOUR SCHEDULE" button below.  If no tours are listed, keep checking back!
 
*Please follow the scheduling process and you can choose your encounters prior to check out.

Darby Acres Farm and Darby Safari consist of (2) separate locations to visit.
*Darby Acres Farm - Home to our Farm Animals - Hutchinson Ln., Charlotte, NC 
*Darby Safari - Home to our Exotic Animals - Kelly Rd., Charlotte, NC  28216
VERY IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ! -

Darby Safari & Darby Acres Farm are two separate locations and are NOT at the same address. Your e-mail confirmation will contain the correct address of either Darby Acres Farm or Darby Safari, depending on the tour you purchase. Please do not google or use the internet to find the address for either location or you will end up at the wrong location. You must open your e-mail confirmations for "The Rules, Policies & Address". If you arrive at the farm for a safari tour, you will be late and likely miss your tour!

 
*Please be sure to read your email confirmation so that you arrive at the correct address!

*If you do not agree with the terms of our no refund policy, please do not schedule a tour with us as we are being as upfront as we possibly can to let you know that all sales are final and we are unable to give refunds.

*We have been expirencing some issues with redemption codes.  Please text 704-930-3048 with your current code and we will get it fixed ASAP for you!

*Please complete the "Facility Rental Inquiry" section by clicking HERE.

*If we have previously traveled to your education facility, please complete the contact form and we will let you know if we are able to accommodate your request.

*If you have questions regarding an already scheduled tour, please text your tour guide.
 
*We are hopeful to be able to offer more tours again before summer with upgrades and more animal encounters available! 

*We will make an announcement on social media when more tour times are available again.  Please be sure to like and follow us to be notified of new tour dates as they are listed!

*Those interested in applying for open employment positions can do so HERE

*Donations are needed now more than ever!  Please consider making a donation to the animals HERE.

*The community’s understanding and patience is appreciated during this time as we work to update this news to all social media platforms and websites.
Thank you for your continued support of Darby Acres Farm & Daby Safari!

We hope to see you very soon!
Petting a Sheep

Darby Acres Farm and Darby Safari consist of (2) separate locations to visit.

*Darby Acres Farm - Home to our Farm Animals
  Hutchinson Ln., Charlotte, NC  28216

*Darby Safari - Home to our Exotic Animals
  Kelly Rd., Charlotte, NC  28216

Darby Acres Farm

Charlotte, NC  28216

What’s included with Darby Acres Farm appointment: 

 

  • Walking tour of the petting farm. (1 Hour)

  • Meet and pet the farm animals including horse, llama, goat, pig, sheep, and more!

  • Feed a majority of the farm animals

  • (1) Bucket of feed is included with each farm admission of 10 years and older.

           (additional buckets of feed are available for $5 per bucket)

  • Pony Rides are available only with a farm appointment (2 laps / Max 70lbs

Animals located at the farm

  *Pony & Pony Rides

  *Sheep, goat, horse, llama, alpaca, cow, chickens, geese, camel & more!

ALL TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Tickets must be purchased by 8pm the evening prior to a scheduled tour.

Darby Safari

Charlotte, NC  28216

What’s included with a Darby Safari appointment:  (Age Recommendation:  3 Years and over)

  • Walking tour of the Darby Safari Zoo.  (1 Hour)

  • Introduction to exotic animals by a tour guide in an up-close private setting.

  • Learn fun and exciting facts about animals of all kinds.

  • For an additional charge, you may choose from a list of animal encounters with your online scheduling!

Animals to located at the Safari

  *Capybara, Lemur, Zebra, Badger, Coati & more!

*AVAILABLE SAFARI ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS, INCLUDING CAPYBARAS, ARE LOCATED ON THE SECOND PAGE OF THE ONLINE SCHEDULE PROCESS AS AN ADD-ON TO YOUR SAFARI TOUR. 

ALL TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Tickets must be purchased by 8pm the evening prior to a scheduled tour.

CURRENT TOUR CALENDAR

Tickets must be purchased by 8pm the evening prior to a scheduled tour.

Services

WHAT WE OFFER

FACILITY RENTAL

*All travel with the animals to birthday parties and social events (festivals, nativity scene, etc.) are permanently cancelled.  Pleases consider hosting your event and the farm venue.

FIELD TRIPS

*All travel with the animals to educational facilities are currently cancelled. 

Pleases consider a field trip to see the animals!

FIELD TRIP

 

*Please include the following information with your inquiry:

School/Facility Name, Contact Name,

Contact Telephone Number, Requested Date & Time, 

Number of Children and ages, Number of Chaperone's

Please let us know if you have ever visited our

property to see the animals.


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