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T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station

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Address: 4898 South Highway 17, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Phone Number: +1 843-361-4552
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T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station is quite possibly the country's only FREE...

T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station is quite possibly the country's only FREE living tiger museum. Located inside Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, SC, it offers families the opportunity to see tigers up close, through glass, absolutely free of charge. For those interested in meeting a tiger or an ape in person, we offer (for a fee)the opportunity to pose with one of the animal ambassadors for a photo. The animals spend only a couple hours per day, in the late afternoon, at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station and funding generated from our photos and gift shop sales help support various wildlife conservation projects we conduct worldwide through our Rare Species Fund. We are open from mid-March to mid-October and hours of operation can be found by calling our listed telephone number.

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A true must see

I visted a long time ago with my mom when i was younger and it was the best animal experience o have ever had. I did both the safari and the regular photos at this site. Ive seen... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visted a long time ago with my mom when i was younger and it was the best animal experience o have ever had. I did both the safari and the regular photos at this site. Ive seen many reviews of people complaining about the price of the photo experience or interaction safari... You pay for what you get. If... More 

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Thank BriVG11
Myrtle Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful visit. I never imagined anything like this preserve. We had plenty of time for everything, snacks were great, and staff was fun!

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Thank DKaretas
Closter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

its the next best thing to being in africa . seeing tigers in action, holding them, feeding them. plus watching an elephant drink 3 gallons of koolade in ten seconds. it was 5 hrs.of fun and excitement.

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Thank barryd621
Burlington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

My family and I loved our tour here. Staff was pleasant and engaging. The wolves of course were the highlight, and we learned so much about them too. I can't wait to go back!

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Thank DalBell
Longs, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this so very much. It is pricy, but we interacted with many animals. I loved the baby tigers the most, and the elephant, and the orangutan!! The pictures were great too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

For a very reasonable fee a average person can spend time and love on these creatures of God. They love a life of royalty and are given a chance to live and be observed and interacted with. These trainers love the animals and they love them. Cheers to the staff that provides this home for the wildlife... love..love..💘 them.....

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1 Thank Elizabeth B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

My son and I did both the VIP Tour and the photo shoot at the Preservation Station. While both are pricey, the money paid is well worth the benefits that reap from it. The tour guides, handlers and trainers were very nice and extremely knowledgeable. The interaction with ALL the animals (not just the babies) was incredible!! You can see... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I love doing animal encounters this is a great beginner way to see if you want to handle tigers or any animal for that matter.

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Thank livelife h
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

My daughter and I had a photo shoot with the tigers and an ape. It was an awesome experience. Also the tigers in the viewing area were so beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This was the best part of our trip, I will treasure our pictures. And if we ever go back when our kids are older I will try to do the full tour. It was an expensive activity, but where else can you hold a tiger!?!

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