Visiting Turtle Island Preserve

Turtle Island Preserve is NOT open to the public

High 5 with Eustace during a private tour

Because we are a year-round education center, farm, and private home of Eustace and others: 


Please DO NOT show up unannounced

HERE is a short informative video about us

HERE are the dates open for visiting

 We host scheduled adult workshops and family and youth camps throughout the year HERE. Custom designed trips and excursions can also be arranged for groups of 12 or more. Please inquire via email.





Friendship Circle


Attention visitors - please note:

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

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.