PLEASE READ OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND POLICIES PAGE PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR REQUEST.

Our calendar fills up fast!

We recommend completing a scheduling request form a minimum of 2 months prior to your scheduled event date.

IMPORTANT DETAILS TO KNOW:

*We are located in Charlotte, NC.

*We travel a maximum distance of 40 miles from zip code 28216

*A travel fee will be added to every traveling zoo. 

*Our traveling hours are from 10:30am - 4:00pm.  Travel time outside these hours may be approved on a case-by-case basis and will be charged an additional over-time fee.

Every participant is required to turn into Darby Acres Farm a completed liability waiver signed by a legal guardian to participate.

We operate on a “First-come, First-Served” basis.  So don’t delay and request your date today!

No dates will be held or reserved without a 50%, Non-refundable, deposit.

Traveling Zoo

Packages

DARBY ACRES FARM & SAFARI

Charlotte, NC

PLEASE REVIEW THIS PAGE FOR OUR TRAVELING PACKAGES!

WHEN YOU ARE READY TO REQUEST YOUR PACKAGE,

PLEASE CLICK THE LINK,

LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE,

TO COMPLETE THE "SCHEDULING REQUEST FORM"

OUR MOST POPULAR EDUCATIONAL TRAVELING PACKAGE!

Educational touch & feel

Package Includes:

Bunny, Guinea Pig, Ferret,

Snake, Fennec Fox,

Bearded Dragon, Tortoise,

Hedgehog OR Porcupine.

**NOTE:  This educational traveling package is a presentation of the animals introduced

ONE-AT-A-TIME.

All animals in this package will be handled ONLY by our handler.

The animals are introduced INDIVIDUALLY, for children to LEARN about SEE, and TOUCH the animal if they would like, while our handler holds the animal.

Pricing is based on outside presentation of animals from the trailer and does not include a set-up of the animals. 

Inside presentation available for additional charge of $20.

This package will not be set-up for display

or as a standard style "petting zoo".

Education Facilities / Schools / Daycare / Pre-K's, etc.

 

 1 Hour - $195 (School/Educational Facilities ONLY -

 TF - Educational "Touch & Feel" Presentation Pkg.

 (2) 25 minutes sessions / Max 15 Children each session)

 

 1.5 Hour - $225 (School/Educational Facilities ONLY -

 TF - Educational "Touch & Feel" Presentation Pkg. 

 (3) 25 minutes sessions / Max 15 Children each session)

 

 2 Hour - $255 (School/Educational Facilities ONLY -

 TF - Educational "Touch & Feel" - Presentation Pkg. - 

 (4) 25 minutes sessions / Max 15 Children each session)

Birthday Parties & Other Celebrations

 

TF - Birthday Party "Touch & Feel" Presentation Pkg. -

1 Hour - $205 / (MAXIMUM 15 CHILDREN)

 

TF - Birthday Party "Touch & Feel" Presentation Pkg. -

1.5 Hour - $235 / (MAXIMUM 25 CHILDREN)

 

TF - Birthday Party "Touch & Feel" Presentation Pkg. -

2 Hour - $265 / (MAXIMUM 35 CHILDREN)

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Great Traveling Zoo Packages for the outdoors!

Ideal for fresh air and outside fun! 

Bunny Corral

"Petting Zoo"

Package Includes:

6 Bunnies of varying breeds and sizes.

Bunnies are put in a corral and a small group of children can get in and sit and pet the bunnies.

CHILDREN & GUESTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PICK UP BUNNIES

*Guests are unable to get in with bunnies if large event / festival.

1 Hour:    $175

1.5 Hour: $200

2 Hours:  $225

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Bunnies & Buddies

"Petting Zoo"

Package Includes:

 6 Bunnies of varying breeds and sizes, Mini Pig, Goat.

Bunnies are put in a corral and a small group of children can get in and sit and pet the bunnies.

CHILDREN & GUESTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PICK UP BUNNIES/ANIMALS

*Guests are unable to get in with bunnies if large event / festival.

1 Hour:    $195

1.5 Hour: $225

2 Hours:  $255

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Little Farmers

"Petting Zoo"

Package Includes:

 Alpaca, Mini Pig,

(2) Goats, (2) Bunnies

 Animals are set-up in link fencing. 

Children/guests line up to meet and pet the animals.

CHILDREN & GUESTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PICK UP BUNNIES/ANIMALS

Guests are unable to get in fencing with the animals.

1 Hour:    $235

1.5 Hour: $295

2 Hours:  $355

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Mini-Barnyard

"Petting Zoo"

Package Includes:

 Mini-Donkey & Mini-Horse (not for riding), Alpaca, Mini Pig,

(2) Goats,

 Animals are set-up in link fencing. 

Children/guests line up to meet and pet the animals.

CHILDREN & GUESTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO RIDE/PICK UP ANIMALS

Guests are unable to get in fencing with the animals.

1 Hour:    $340

1.5 Hour: $400

2 Hours:  $460

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Great Traveling Zoo Packages for indoors! 

Ideal for those cold and rainy days when you want to stay indoors and be warm & dry or those hot summer days when you would prefer to stay in the air-conditioning!

COOL

CRITTERS

Package Includes:

 Snake, Bearded Dragon, Sulcata Tortoise, Blue Tongue Skink, Legless Lizard, and Tarantula.

Please be advised these animals are handled by the handler only.  You are able to touch and see them up close. 

1 Hour:    $175  (1-15 Children)

1.5 Hour: $200 (16-25 Children)

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Mini-Exotic & Friends

"Traveling Zoo"

 ANIMALS ARE HANDLED BY THE HANDLER ONLY AND ARE NOT GUARENTEED FOR PETTING. 

ANIMALS ARE ABLE TO BE SEEN UP CLOSE.

Package Includes Viewing of the following animals:

Bennett Wallaby,

Kinkajou, Fennec Fox, Ferret,

Bearded Dragon, Tortoise,

Snake, Blue Tongued Skink,

Hedgehog OR Porcupine

Interaction with exotic animals is permitted on a case-by-case basis and will depend on the atmosphere, surroundings and comfort level of the animal and guests present.  We apologize that we are not able to guarantee petting of exotic animals.

Below Pricing is based on outside presentation of animals from the trailer and

does not include a set-up of the animals. 

A full set-up of the animals is available for an addition $40.

1 Hour:    $205

1.5 Hour: $235

2 Hours:  $265

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Exotic "Traveling Zoo"

  THESE ANIMALS ARE FOR VIEWING ONLY.  ANIMALS ARE HANDLED BY THE HANDLER ONLY AND ARE NOT GUARENTEED FOR PETTING. 

ANIMALS ARE ABLE TO BE SEEN UP CLOSE.

Package Includes Viewing of the following animals:

Bennett Wallaby,

Kinkajou OR Skunk,

Hedgehog OR Porcupine,

Patagonia Cavy,

Fennec Fox, Prairie Dog,

Bearded Dragon, Snake,

Sulcata Tortoise,

1 Hour:    $260

1.5 Hour: $310

2 Hours:  $360

Interaction with exotic animals is permitted on a case-by-case basis and will depend on the atmosphere, surroundings and comfort level of the animal and guests present.  We apologize that we are not able to guarantee petting of exotic animals.

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Barnyard

"Petting Zoo"

Package Includes:

 Mini-Horse (horse is not for riding),

Mini-Donkey, Llama, Mini Pig,

(2) Goats, Rabbits,

Duck & Chicken

Duck & Chicken are viewable only

 Animals are set-up in link fencing. 

Children/guests line up to meet and pet the animals.

CHILDREN & GUESTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PICK UP BUNNIES/ANIMALS

Guests are unable to get in fencing with the animals.

1 Hour:    $380

1.5 Hour: $440

2 Hours:  $500

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Piggy

"Petting"

CHILDREN & GUESTS MAY NOT BE ALLOWED TO PICK UP PIGS

We bring blankets and fencing for set-up

Package Includes:

2 Mini-Pigs

3 Mini-Pigs

MAXIMUM OF 15 GUESTS

MAXIMUM OF 20 GUESTS

1 Hour: $195

1 Hour: $215

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Animal Interaction

MAXIMUM OF 10 PEOPLE

ANIMALS ARE HANDLED BY THE HANDLER

AND YOU ARE ABLE TO HAVE CLOSE INTERACTION WITH THE ANIMAL.

Package Includes (1) of the following animals:

Choice of (1) of the following Animals:

 

 

Fennec Fox,

Kinkajou,

Skunk,

Prehensile Porcupine

Bennett Wallaby,

Patagonia Cavy,

Ferrett,

Guinea Pig,

Bunny,

Snake,

Bearded Dragon,

Chicken

Kangaroo,

Goat,

Sheep,

Mini-Horse,

Donkey,

Young Water Buffalo

Alpaca,

Llama

30 minutes: $125

1 Hour:        $150

30 minutes: $75

1 Hour:         $100

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Barnyard / Exotic

" Zoo"

Package Includes:

 Mini-Horse (horse is not for riding),

Mini-Donkey, Llama, Mini Pig,

Goat, Rabbits,

Duck & Chicken

Duck & Chicken are viewable only

Bennett Wallaby,

Patagonia Cavy,

Fennec Fox, Kinkajou,

Hedgehog OR Porcupine,

Bearded Dragon

 Animals are set-up in link fencing. 

Children/guests line up to meet and pet the animals.

CHILDREN & GUESTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PICK UP BUNNIES/ANIMALS

  THESE ANIMALS ARE FOR VIEWING ONLY. 

ANIMALS ARE HANDLED BY THE HANDLER ONLY AND ARE NOT GUARANTEED FOR PETTING. 

ANIMALS ARE ABLE TO BE SEEN UP CLOSE.

Guests are unable to get in fencing with the animals.

Interaction with exotic animals is permitted on a case-by-case basis and will depend on the atmosphere, surroundings and comfort level of the animal and guests present.  We apologize that we are not able to guarantee petting of exotic animals.

1 Hour:    $410

1.5 Hour: $460

2 Hours:  $510

**TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY**

Please fully complete and send  the below "Scheduling Request Form" so that they may call you with availability and pricing details for your event!


All Bookings are handled by phone after your completed request has been received by our Scheduling Department. 

We look forward to speaking with you soon!

Don't see a package that is just what you are looking for?  Let us help!  We can customize any of our packages or we can build one for you!  Please complete the scheduling request form , with a list of animals you would like us to bring to your event, and we will call you with pricing!

 

*Build your own packages starting at $175 for 1 hour.

($175 is the minimum charge for our truck and trailer to take any animals off of the farm.)

 

NOTE:  Exotic Animals will not be available for events in a public park.

PLEASE CHECK THE BELOW CALENDAR TO SEE IF YOUR DATE IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE.

 

Calendar dates that are solid white, are currently available,

however are subject to change based on already submitted requests.

 

 

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(Longer Load Time may be required for "i"Devices)

WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING A HIGH NUMBER OF SCHEDULING REQUESTS AND PHONE CALLS.  WE REQUIRE ALL REQUESTED EVENTS TO BE SUBMITTED BY COMPLETING THE "SCHEDULING REQUEST FORM".   WE WORK ON ALL REQUESTS IN THE ORDER THAT THEY ARE RECEIVED.  YOUR REQUEST IS VERY IMPORTANT TO US AND WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND PATIENCE AS WE WORK AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR REQUEST AND ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS.  

Thank you for your support of Darby Acres Farm!

 

You can also visit us and have your party at the Farm to see all of our Farm animals!  - Visit our Facility Rental Page

for more information and pricing!

While we make every effort to maintain the website to ensure the accuracy of our prices,

prices are subject to change without notice.  Your base package rate will be locked when your 50% deposit has been received, approved and cleared by our scheduling department.