Northeast Georgia Mountains / Dahlonega

Chestatee Wildlife Preserve, A North Georgia Zoo

469 Old Dahlonega Hwy.
Dahlonega, GA 30533

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An educational and non-profit organization licensed to exhibit exotic as well as domestic wildlife. Chestatee Wildlife Preserve is located on 30 acres of gently rolling farm land. A volunteer staff works with the animals, and visitors have the opportunity to observe and interact. The preserve cares for more than 125 animals with a variety of species from around the world. Featuring the rare white Siberian tiger, chimpanzees, African lions, servals, leopards, zebras, macaws, emus and more.

Pack a picnic and enjoy lunch while you watch the animals play. Open to the public seven days a week 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $10 for adults, $5 for 11 and under. Email [email protected] if you would like to contact us with questions or would like more information.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    General Admission - 11 and under $5.00

    General Admission - 12 and Older $10.00

    Other Rates See Website

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Picnic Area

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required


    Payment Options

    American Express




    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages