Visiting Turtle Island Preserve

Turtle Island Preserve is NOT open to the general public

Buggy Ride

Because we are an education center, fully functioning farm, nature preserve & home to Eustace and others:


Do NOT show up unannounced.

HERE are the dates you can visit

See the video HERE

Eustace open house buggy ride 

We also have a variety of scheduled adult workshops and family and youth camps available throughout the year HERE.

Custom designed trips and excursions can be arranged for groups of 12 or more. Please inquire via email.

NOTE: All visitors are required to fill out and submit prior to arrival the following Medical/Liability Form

Dates and details for all of these events are posted regularly on our EVENTS page.
Friendship Circle


Attention visitors - please note:

WARNING: Under North Carolina law, a farm animal activity sponsor or farm animal professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in farm animal activities resulting exclusively from the inherent risks of farm animal activities. Chapter 99E of the North Carolina General Statutes.

WARNING: Under North Carolina law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity.