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Willow the Barn Owl, flies over a crowd of photographers during our semi-annual photography event for professionals and amateurs. Photo by Rosie Casper Hinkle.

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Owls and eagles and hawks, OH MY! These birds are ready for their close-up.

Our resident raptors are ready for close-ups, action shots and more as PhotoWild approaches once again. Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, come out and enjoy this opportunity for a professional photo shoot featuring more than 20 of our resident raptors. Each day begins with an early-bird breakfast followed by six, 30-minute sessions with the birds. The final hour of each day features free flight performances of Carolina Raptor Center’s flight show superstars.

  • April 6th & 7th | 7:30 AM to 11 AM
  • PhotoWild is limited to a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 30.
  • Reservations are required at least four weeks in advance.

Spring PhotoWILD

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Sunday, April 7, 2019 

To get weekend pass pricing option, please click on links above and follow the instructions.


Guest Type 1-Day Pass Weekend Pass**
Member  $65.00 $100.00 (use promo code: CRCMEMBER at check out)
Non-member  $90.00 $150.00 (use promo code: PWNONMEMBER at check out)
Student  $40.00 $60.00 (use promo code: PWSTUDENT at check out)
Photo Assistant  $25.00 $25.00

** Discount applied by using promo code associated at check out - only for booking weekend passes.

For questions, please contact our Program staff at (704) 875-6521 ext. 210 or To make a payment over the phone, please contact our Visitor Center at (704) 875-6521 ext. 107.