North Carolina Zoo Adventure Getaway

The winner will receive a wild weekend in Asheboro, the heart of North Carolina. Enjoy a fun-filled day at the North Carolina Zoo, the world’s largest natural habitat zoo. You and your group of up to four will board Zoofari, an exclusive African wildlife adventure, flutter through the butterfly garden, feed a stately giraffe face-to-face, and have lunch on us. But your adventure doesn’t end there! Dinner and overnight accommodations are also provided so that you can relax. Shop for world-class pottery in Seagrove and antiques in downtown Asheboro, or hike one of our 19 trails. The winner will also receive a gift basket filled with fun items from the North Carolina Zoo and the Heart of North Carolina. 

At the North Carolina Zoo, we celebrate nature. As the world’s largest natural habitat zoo, we inspire a lifelong curiosity about animals for the hundreds of thousands of people who visit each year. Our dedicated team of experts provides exceptional, compassionate care for the more than 1,700 animals and 52,000 plants that call our park home. We also lead efforts locally and globally to protect wildlife and wild places because we believe that nature’s diversity is critical for our collective future. The North Carolina Zoo invites all our guests to witness the majesty of the wild in the heart of North Carolina and welcomes everyone to join in our mission to protect nature’s diversity. Visit to begin your life-changing journey.

The Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau, as the official destination marketing organization for Randolph County, fosters sustainable economic growth and vitality by increasing travel to our attractions, events, and outdoor experiences.