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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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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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We expected this to be very small and quaint, but it is actually a nice educational way to spend a few hours if you want to get away from the beach a little. The feeding shows... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We expected this to be very small and quaint, but it is actually a nice educational way to spend a few hours if you want to get away from the beach a little. The feeding shows were good and we enjoyed seeing Big George snack down on a couple of chicken halves. Good for all ages, not just kids. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

And pretty fun for adults as well. It's big enough to have a good variety. And small enough to be easily managed in 2-2/12 hours. Kids getting to touch snakes (zero risk) and see the croc feeding makes their day. One tip: go only at times when the snake "talk" and the croc feeding are being done. Important not to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I'd check the schedule so that you do one of these on arrival, see the exhibits, and take in the other before leaving. Some days they feed chicken, on others live rats. If you a squeamish skip this or call ahead and go on a chicken day. There's a small indoor exhibit, but most of the animals are outside. You... More 

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This was a great way to spend an afternoon after we got too much sun at the beach! The exhibits are very impressive! We were able to see many varieties of snakes and turtles, as well as alligators, crocodiles and cayman. The alligator feeding was a must see and the trainer was so informative. We enjoyed the snake show and... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I was so surprised by this place. It's so much more than the webpage leads you to believe. It has tons of snakes and turtles inside and out in great habitats. But I went for the alligators. I did not expect the amount of specimens, as well as crocodiles and caimen. Great feeding show and such experienced reptile experts, Anne... More 

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Cynthiana, Kentucky
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

I really dont like to leave negative reviews cause i know the power of suggestion but felt very overwhelmed to do so.First off its not that bad for exhibits and fairly well kept,no complaints there.The price for what you see is a little too much.My biggest complaint though is we got there as the staff was feeding the snakes live... More 

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Ohio
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We've been here twice. Once was enough. There are some pretty cool animals to see, and watching the alligators eat is awesome, but "been there done that". Even our children were hurrying through and underwhelmed the second time.

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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A nice little place to visit, if you are in the area of Edisto and need something to do. Kids enjoyed it a lot.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Only open during warm months of the year with limited hours. Took our granddaughters in the summer and they loved it. Found it interesting, many alligators and snakes. I felt it was overpriced:(

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Michigan
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I was not sure about going to the serpentarium but my granddaughter wanted to go. I was pleasantly surprised. It was exciting, fun, and very clean. I learned a lot about snakes, alligators and the like. I would go again :)

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Additional Information about Edisto Island Serpentarium

Address: Address: 1374 Hwy 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone Number: (843)869-1171
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Edisto Island
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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