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Have you ever looked a tiger in the eye? Felt the whole-body impact of lions roaring? Watched wolves romp through the woods? These and other exciting experiences are possible at the Conservators Center, a wildlife conservancy with a focus on education, conservation, and rescue that is home to more than 80 animals. You're guaranteed a unique and up-close view of breathtaking exotic animals. An "oofing" at the Conservators Center is an experience you'll have to feel to believe. It's the earth-shaking sound our lion prides make when they roar to one another. Our guides call to them on every tour, and you may have the opportunity to hear them from just 5 feet away! Most of our friendly and curious lions, tigers, leopards, and wolves enjoy greeting and observing their visitors. You will be equally enchanted by our smaller species, which include binturongs, New Guinea singing dogs, lemurs, servals, and jungle cats. Learn about our residents' individual stories, some of their unique habits, each species and its role in its ecosystem, and how we provide excellent care for our residents. Every visit from you helps support them! See our website for more information about our tours and events, and to make advance reservations. Then come visit and awaken your wild side!
676 E Hughes Mill Rd
Burlington,
NC
US
Burlington Dive Center is an official PADI school, which means you can expect a few things. The most important of these, of course, is a team of dedicated instructors who teach proper safety techniques and do everything else in their power to prepare students for exploring underwater worlds. But you can also expect to have a lot of fun. It all starts with the center's Discover Scuba Diving program, designed to help total beginners feel comfortable in the water. As you progress, you'll have the chance to take on an open-water course that teaches how to breathe underwater and quickly locate the treasure room in a sunken pirate ship.
429 Trollinger St.
Burlington,
NC
US
At the main attraction of Putt-Putt Fun Center's assortment of family-friendly activities, golfers of all ages hone their swings on an 18-hole miniature golf course, where flowers and trees surround the verdant fairways and Putt-Putt's signature metal rails. In the Game Zone arcade, lights flash as the machines dole out tickets for players to exchange for prizes. Birthday party packages nourish revelry with fizzing sodas and Domino’s pizza, inspiring kids to finally learn science by peering at mini golf balls through the microscope instead of constantly hiding them in the course's holes.
1340 N Church St
Burlington,
NC
US
Motor skills and movement come disguised as playtime inside of Playtopia, an "edutainment" center with indoor playgrounds and other kinetic activities. Wee ones can climb rung ladders, barrel down tube slides, swing from the monkey bars, and let out energy in the bounce house. For a more relaxed activity, the glow-putt course features nine holes that glow in the dark and pit players against motorized obstacles. Playtopia also features a playground for toddlers aged 1–3, an arcade with more than 25 games, and a viewing area for parents.
2589 Eric Lane
Burlington,
NC
US
Ship Wreck Miniature Golf challenges putting form with 18 holes of topsy-turvy terrain. As players roll their way around each bend, they must skulk past a pirate ship, sneak around cannons, and condemn their balls to the depths of Davy Jones' Tin Cup. Those with the skills to sink a hole-in-one earn a free bowling game at Ship Wreck Miniature Golf's partner in fun, Country Club Lanes.
3010 South Church Street
Burlington,
NC
US
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