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Waccatee Zoo

8500 Enterprise Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
843-650-8500
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Ranked #70 of 110 Attractions in Myrtle Beach
Type: Zoos
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Oceanside, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I did not like this zoo at all. There were large animals such as bears, leopards, tigers, lions and bamboo monkeys who were stuck in claustrophobic cages with no where to run free. No animal should live like this! DO NOT GO HERE!!!!

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New Brighton, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

First off, everyone has to realize that this is not a normal zoo, this is more like a farm zoo. This place was incredible though. The animals were all healthy and had plenty of room. The big cats had room, though it is dark to see. So if you aren't really looking, then you won't see it. I live near... More

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Statesville
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6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved all the baby goats that you could pet. This is a great zoo for small children. Don't go if it has rained because the pathway are dirt. We enjoyed our visit.

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North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was a delightful experience! All of the animals have good-sized pens/enclosures...the bears have a HUGE, man-made cave with swimming pool that is open to the smaller "pen". All of the large carnivores had a similar set-up, but chose to sit/stand/lay in the smaller part that's closest to the people going by. Everything was clean, the smell was very mild... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

They open at 10:00 am on the dot, just like they said they would. The price is very reasonable, $10 for adults and children over 13. Children under 13 pay $4. The place doesn't have many animals or expositions like the big zoos but its more of a petting zoo with all the goats and small farm animals. They also... More

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Dover, Delaware
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I've been coming to Myrtle Beach for many years. Today, I took my family to Waccatee Zoo. Up until last year, I didn't even know there was a zoo here! Before deciding to go, I read TripAdvisor reviews rather extensively noting the very mixed reactions about this location. I've been to several major zoo's including the Toledo Zoo, Ft. Worth... More

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Findlay, Ohio
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

After reading the negative reviews for this place, I was skeptical to go. However, I decided most people are hard to please and I took a chance. Sure am glad I did! This was one of the most fun things we did while in Myrtle Beach. Cheap, entertaining and an all around good time. Six dollars to buy a gallon... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We come here everytime we go to Myrtle Beach. Always a pleasant time. The Lemurs are our favorite. For all the people that gave the bad reviews of this place. This place is doing great for what they can. They dont recieve any state funding. I applaud them for what they do. We will definitely be back again cos our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My family and I , two adults and three children ( age 7,8,10) had a outstanding time at the zoo. We found a 10% off coupon in a hotel paper and also got a large bag of peanuts to feed the animals - total was $34.00. The kids had a great time feeding deer, goats, monkeys, and many other types... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is not a zoo. This is a private resident who thinks she can take care of large, exotic animals when clearly she cannot. There apparently is not enough money to buy the large cats enough food, as they were emaciated. There is also much needed upkeep to be done throughout. These animals need to be rescued and taken to... More

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