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Edisto Island Serpentarium

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Address: 1374 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6816
Phone Number: (843)869-1171
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The kids had a great time here. It was very educational and entertaining. We loved the show and holding the alligators.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kristine M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids had a great time here. It was very educational and entertaining. We loved the show and holding the alligators.

Thank Kristine M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very interesting. Make sure you get there in time to see the snake show, and alligator feeding. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. The snake show is great for kids four and up. They ask that small children don't move around during the poison snake part (the snakes can't get to the kids but could be bad... More 

Thank Joh1Kar2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time taking our 3 (almost 4) year old here for a day out of the sun. The staff was extremely friendly and great with the kids. Our son loved it! The grounds were extremely well taken care of. The alligators were so cool to see. They offer a discount of 10% if you are a AAA... More 

Thank Tbryan22
Hampton Roads, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our second trip to Edisto we decided to check out the Serpentarium. They have a AAA discount which helps a little with the price. The animals are very well cared for, shown by one alligator and two crocodiles having nests with eggs. We saw the alligator feeding and the snake show at which, we learned a lot about the... More 

Thank biology44
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3rd visit. Expensive and the place isn't really that big but my kids love going. It's warm/hot in all areas so if you overheat easily this is not the place for you. Has a gift shop. You can buy food to feed the turtles. Definitely check that alligator and snake feeding schedule online before you plan your visit so you... More 

Thank HotelsRmyLife
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I almost forced my teens to go with us (ages 12-17) but I'm glad I didn't, they would have been bored and at $15 per ticket, we'll I'm glad we didn't spend it on them. Instead, we took our four year old and he loved it!!! There's not a ton to do, but he enjoyed walking around and looking for... More 

Thank vanessah177
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a private concern and it has all of the ambiance of an old and interesting place. Snakes living in the aquariums are well cared for and well presented. The reptile show is quite good. There are opportunities to see baby alligators up close. I learned quite a bit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a few hours wandering around the Serpentarium and marveling at the many unique species of alligators and turtles and snakes... oh, and SPIDERS we saw amidst the trees!! It was a great afternoon, THANKS!

Thank MCompeau
Watkinsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the serpentarium on a hot, hot afternoon with our three children and seven grandchildren, ages 3 months to 14 years. I was worried that the heat would wilt us all within the first 15 minutes, but there was so much to see and learn that we forgot the discomfort and stayed for a couple of... More 

Thank hwenner2941
Seneca, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Lots of snakes, turtles, and gators. Staff is knowledgeable and informative. Gift shop is typical for this type of attraction.

Thank Mickey S

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