Boasting one of the country’s most extensive collections of birds of prey, get a glimpse of what’s behind the scenes at Carolina Raptor Center’s raptor hospital and education trail. At the hospital, staff admits, treats and performs surgery and physical therapy on more than 900 birds a year. The goal is to get the majestic creatures healthy and released back into the wild as quickly as possible.
Approximate Length of Experience: 1.15 hours
Minimum/Maximum Number of Participants: Maximum of 12 (multiple tours can be accommodated at one time)
Availability: Available first and third weekends of the month (2 p.m. on Saturday and 12:30 p.m. on Sunday) or by reservation.
Cost: $15 per person (includes admission to the Raptor Trail)
Phone: (704) 875-6521, ext. 209