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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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My 17 yr old daughter loves animals and was able to hold a baby monkey and tiger!! She was able to get her picture taken with the animals for $100. If you pay $150 you get your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Kansas City, MO
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Kansas City, MO
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

My 17 yr old daughter loves animals and was able to hold a baby monkey and tiger!! She was able to get her picture taken with the animals for $100. If you pay $150 you get your picture taken with both animals. They don't let you take your own pictures or record it which i think you should be able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Taking pictures with the tiger cubs was a great experience. I had a blast. I even got to feed one of the tiger cubs, sort of. The bigger tiger was 4 months and needed a little distraction.

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Orion, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We visited the Preservation station and paid the $175.00 PLUS tax for all 4 of us to engage in the picture taking experience. We were rushed in, sat down, told to cup our hands. The first baby tiger was obviously not handled by humans alot and very cranky, the handlers kept forcing the bottle in its mouth, which was obvious... More 

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Hello Karla, Thank you for visiting TIGERS Preservation Station. We are sorry your experience was not everything that you expected. Very often the difficulty we face is that since we are so unique in what we do, most of the world has no real frame of reference to base their expectations, and often, really how unique the experience is. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The folks at the Myrtle Beach Safari provide an experience that is completely unique. The tour is expensive, but where else can you safely stand within feet of a full grown tiger and look him in the eye, hold baby tigers and chimps, and see a variety of other wild animals up close and personal? The trainers are knowledgeable and... More 

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Hi Traci, Thanks so much for the visit. We greatly appreciate your support and are delighted you had such a great time. You know, what we typically tell people that want to ride the liger, "it's something you'll only get to do once!" Thank you and safe travels. More 

Cary, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of the neatest things I've done and I am 60 years old!! Children 6 and over can hold and feed baby animals also. I am definitely doing their Safari as well!

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting Preservation Station. We are sure your visit to the Myrtle Beach Safari will more than live up to your expectations. We look forward to seeing you there. Best wishes, TIGERS Staff More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is by far one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life! I was in awe of each animal throughout the safari tour. Doc Antle and his team are exceptional individuals. They dedicate their lives to caring for these beautiful creatures and it shows throughout the safari. Their relationship with the animals is touching and beautiful to watch. Nowhere... More 

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us. We are glad you had such an enjoyable time meeting our amazing animal ambassadors. The global conservation work we do is possible because of visitors like you and we thank you for your support. We look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

Conway, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation was Great. Being able to touch, hold, and interact with all of their animals and Meet the friendly, knowledgeable and very entertaining people that dedicate their life to the animal was amazing. It was fun and educational at same time. Definitely recommend it look forward to going again!

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Greetings from TIGERS Preservation Station. We greatly appreciate your visit and you taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. Our staff go out of their way to make the animal encounter exceptional and we're glad you noticed their dedication. We invite you to visit us at the Myrtle Beach Safari, which is about 4 hours of the same... More 

Dalzell, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

T.I.G.E.R.S Preservation Station is priceie, but we enjoyed it very much. They had snacks for us. We got to watch the tigers run and swim. There is more than tigers that you get to see there. Would have loved more time with the babies.

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, We appreciate your visit and taking time to leave a review about your experience. We love having locals. The work we do is only possible because of people like you and we deeply appreciate your support. More 

Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was AMAZING! It seems expensive, however it is worth every penny! Very educational! We couldn't have been more pleased, the staff, and animals were awesome! A once in a lifetime experience!

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, thanks for visiting. We're so happy you enjoyed your experience with us. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review with TripAdvisor. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Ever walked by a store front and seen lions, and tigers? Well in Myrtle beach you can. Not your ordinary day at the beach. How many places in the world and even in our wildest dreams could we imagine holding a tiger cub, a wolf cub? Never before have we been so up close and personal with these majestic animals.... More 

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MBSafari, Manager at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, responded to this review

Hi Joy, Thanks so much for your visit to Preservation Station and your support. By visiting, not only do you get to meet our amazing animal ambassadors, you are helping our conservation efforts worldwide. In the past couple weeks, we've sent necessary equipment to the Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit in Zimbabwe and have been preparing supplies for the Kibale... More 

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