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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: (843)361-4552
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Description: T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station is quite possibly the country's only...
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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For real, these people are greedy. We paid $75 for the picture to hold the tiger for 3 seconds. They rushed us and just wanted the money. Its a shame. Never again.

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Manassas, Virginia
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Manassas, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

For real, these people are greedy. We paid $75 for the picture to hold the tiger for 3 seconds. They rushed us and just wanted the money. Its a shame. Never again.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stopped by the preserve station at Barefoot landing while on vacation. They have usually two or three big tigers out front for everyone to watch and look out. They have different types of tigers from the bengal to the white to the golden tabby. Around on the side they have the smaller one baby tigers to look out and... More 

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Powell, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Been going to this for many years each vacation season. Love seeing the tigers up close! Dislike that the pictures have gotten quite expensive.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

When we visited the "station" I expected a larger operation, but what they did have there was pure awesomeness. The three young but still very large tigers in the glassed-in exhibit were playing like kittens. They really knew how to wow a crowd. My favorite part was the moment the one cat turned all tiger as he saw a black... More 

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Ellington, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

An animal experience like no other I have encountered in our extensive visits to zoo's and animal parks. Though pricey every dollar you spend is worth it especially given that the proceeds go to the preservation projects both at the Myrtle Beach preserve but also carried to the native areas of the world where Tigers and other species are endangered.... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The TIGERS vip safari tour will be the GREATEST day of your life. I am looking forward to going back again. To get to spend time with baby tigers, ligers and chimps in addition to seeing these grown beautiful animals in an environment where they are loved and happy is just a dream come true.

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Paulsboro, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very nice to visit and take picture with baby white tigers, the workers were very informative about everything, very nice as well,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went to visit with my my boyfriend. Was an awesome experience. We love to interact with animals and have done discovery cove in Florida. This was better because the money you spend to interact with the animals goes toward conservation. Well worth the money.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My co-workers and I visited T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station several weeks ago and I am still in awe of our experience. Having read other reviews and being familiar with the mission of the preserve I felt I knew a little of what to expect prior to the tour beginning- tiger cubs!!! I was not prepared however, for how emotional and magical... More 

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Fallston, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Old or young alike this was the highlight of our week in Myrtle Beach. Well worth the cost and goes to a great cause. Have you ever been kissed by an chimp or held a tiger cub? Watched a tiger run before you? Ever seen a 900 lb liger? Fun for all and worth the price!

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