Kenansville Porcupine Encounter

66 Ratings


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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
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  • 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.

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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
Feb 16, 2022
Stella was absolutely sweet and adorable
Feb 14, 2022
Feb 7, 2022
Loved the animal encounters! The staff and the animals were all very friendly...
Jan 3, 2022
Our handler was so friendly and informative about Stella and was so fantastic during our entire encounter. You could tell she was passionate about her job and her love for Stella. We had a fantastic time - we will be back!


Meeting location:  3301 Lake Cypress Rd


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