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Address: 8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-6626
Phone Number: 843-650-8500
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We visited on a weekday and yes, it can use a facelift here and there. The animals look well fed and are free from predators but more natural looking habitats are so much nicer... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Family of 4, 2yr & 10yr old. We visit this zoo before we checked in our hotel and I gotta say I think me & my husband enjoyed it more than the kids.lol, we hadn't been to the zoo in years; so it was a good experience for our kids and we all had fun.. Make sure you have on... More 

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Landrum
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a weekday and yes, it can use a facelift here and there. The animals look well fed and are free from predators but more natural looking habitats are so much nicer. One bear was pacing back and forth so he needs to be removed and sent to a sanctuary, don't know if he could survive if released... More 

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Dexter, Michigan, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The place seemed a little run down but the the animals looked to be well fed and taken care of. Some of the cages looked to be a little small but I have seen worse. It is a good time and worth the money. If nothing else go to support a business that has seen better days and of course... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted our myrtle Beach experience to be special. That means lots of time on the beach and some fun to the animals, learning, boats, and good food. When we found this place we jumped in the car and went. It's off the beaten path, just what we were looking for. The staff is great, and animals are goofy, and... More 

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Thank ssteffie4567
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can get up lose to many animals and feed them. It's such a fun experience. I need to visit again when it cools down. No other zoo in the world I have been to allows you to get so close.

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Thank Jenny A
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While this isn't a huge zoo, it is a pretty good size with lots of variety! You can purchase bags of food at the beginning of your trip and it is well worth it. My son (and husband) loved feeding all the different animals. The zoo is clean but there is some rough terrain to navigate through. It was a... More 

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Thank Amber U
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

small zoo but fun had a good time with family frozen banana are really good you have to be careful of the roots that are all over

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Thank Jamie M
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I first read it i thought it was an actual zoo,however it was more of a petting zoo and my kids loved it!! Even my 12 year olds! Great place to go.

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Thank Brittany C
North Augusta, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a trip here on our way home from the beach and it is well worth the money! The admission price is very reasonable and the animals were too cool! You can buy snacks to feed the animals when you arrive and the animals were very engaging. Both kids and I had a great time and we will be... More 

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Thank tcol5489
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a concrete jungle! Just about everything is shaded, and you can feed almost all the animals. The staff is friendly, and the grounds are beautiful.

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