Kenansville Porcupine Encounter

70 Ratings


per person

Come spend an hour with the African Crested porcupine. Learn all about this spiky—but friendly—animal and its habitat while getting an up-close experience.

Duration:  1hr
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
instant confirmation Instant Confirmation
Best Price Guaranteed


  • Pet an easygoing porcupine and have an amazing up-close photo opportunity with this beautiful creature
  • Learn all there is to know about African porcupines—What they eat, where they live in the wild, and if they can they shoot their quills (hint: no), and more
  • Spot other remarkable wildlife, such as African Sulcata tortoises and native African birds, and learn all about the animals from your knowledgeable tour guide

What's Included

  • Guided porcupine encounter
  • Photo session

Additional Information

Guests must be at least 8 years old, and there is a maximum of 6 guests per encounter session.

Check Availability

Customer Reviews

peek verified reviews

Peek verified reviews

Our reviews only come from people who have been on this activity
70 Ratings
5 Star
95 %
4 Star
4 %
3 Star
0 %
2 Star
0 %
1 Star
0 %
Nov 7, 2022
Nov 7, 2022
Surprisingly the porcupines were our favorite!! So much personality and so very sweet.
Oct 30, 2022
We had a great time. The gal, can nit remember her name, is so knowledgeable. She answered all the ? And more! The quills were hollow and the touch of a porcupine was straw like. Spike and Stella were great to feed.
Sep 25, 2022
Excellent experience Staff very friendly and very knowledgeable . Very passionate about their animals wellbeing
Jun 13, 2022
Megin was very nice and she happily answered all of our questions!! She made meeting Stella an amazing experience!
Mar 28, 2022
The guide was amazing. I walked away with Porcupine foot prints on my leg. It was awesome lol
Mar 19, 2022
Having never before been close to a porcupine, we were amazed at how friendly and gentle she was. Great interaction!
Mar 17, 2022
Mar 7, 2022
This was such a great experience that I’ve never seen offered anywhere else. Rachel our tour guide was amazing! Stella the porcupine was so gentle and very relaxed. We even got to keep some quills that she previously had shed. Definitely something we will always remember
Feb 21, 2022


Meeting location:  3301 Lake Cypress Rd


per person

More activities from this operator


peek camera

Over 1 million bookings

for the world’s greatest activities are processed by Peek every year