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Edisto Island Serpentarium

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Address: 1374 Hwy 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone Number: (843)869-1171
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A great place to take anyone, as all age groups will find something they enjoy.. They also have a small snack shop and gift store.. Amazing things to see and do.. Check them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Montgomery, Alabama
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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A great place to take anyone, as all age groups will find something they enjoy.. They also have a small snack shop and gift store.. Amazing things to see and do.. Check them out!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Friends were looking for something different for the afternoon. Stopped by here and quite enjoyed the exhibits. Alligators are the main attraction with some quite large former residents of the island now spending their day on exhibit. Variety is snakes and turtles are also there. They run a venom collection program for making serum for snake bites. Exhibits and presentations... More 

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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

It's a great experience for kids -- both young and older -- along with adults. Inside, you will see dozens of snakes and other reptiles safely separated from you by glass-enclosed cages. There is also a live show where one of the senior employees of the facility handle snakes and allow people to touch them. Outside, you will find safely... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The serpentarium has some snakes you will never see if not here. They have beautiful exhibits for the larger snakes, but it was disappointing to see some of the smaller snakes in very small glassed in enclosures with maybe a branch to climb on. They did all appear to be well cared for, but i just thought they didn't have... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We went on a Saturday when they feed the snakes. My kids loved seeing the handlers tossing mice into the open enclosures and the snakes stalking the prey. They also have huge alligators and very large snakes. Great fun!

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Monrovia, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Edisto has so much to offer, the serpentarium is no exception. Lots to see and learn, great staff, very clean and professional. Be sure to stay for or call ahead to attend the shows...both alligator and snake. Great experiences for all ages who like learning more about nature.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Educational, involving, something fun to do that we can't do back home. A little pricy, but an all around solid family fun activity. My kids loved holding a baby alligator and Python and watching the gators feed.

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Taylors, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We took our 6 grand kids to the Serpentarium. They were from 3 to 12 years old and all generally enjoy nature and creatures. They really enjoyed the experience, especially feeding the turtles and holding a snake. The snake show was very informative; the lady did a great job. The only complaint we had was that in our opinion the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Very nice collection of snakes, with a few very large enclosures where hopefully the animals have as much space as they need. From huge gators to adorable tiny turtles, there's something for most reptile lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Indiana Jones would be terrified at this place. Lots of snakes, lizards, frogs, turtles, alligators, and more. My kids thought this stop was one of the coolest on our family trip. My 12 year old was able to feed an alligator with food tied to a rope on a bamboo pole. My younger ones were able to hold a boa... More 

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