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Address: 8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-6626
Phone Number: +1 843-650-8500
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Nice to visit.

this not the biggest zoo, but I do love to visit. You can feed most of the animals by hand. They did have hurricane damage on this visit, but they are working to clean it up

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
TSButler
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West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Living near the zoo is a plus for me. Animals in their native habitat. You may also take boat rides as it is located on the Intracoastal waterway. Bring a cooler and lunch. Picnic tables in and outside the fence. Wagons pull easier than strollers.

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Thank lmbindner
West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this not the biggest zoo, but I do love to visit. You can feed most of the animals by hand. They did have hurricane damage on this visit, but they are working to clean it up

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Thank TSButler
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several things at Myrtle Beach are expensive. This place has great value. Especially for kids! If you don't get there when they open, you may want to save your money and not get the big bag of food for the animals. They do have some unique animals. Capabaras, peacocks, cavies, lemurs, etc.

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Thank Kenneth J
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a cute little zoo. However it seems kind of sad how some of the animals are kept. It seems that way but they are cared for so well. The employees love their jobs and are constantly running around feeding and cleaning up after the animals. Purchase the bag of animal feed at the front entrance. You will wish you... More 

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Thank ajlewis2
Michigan City, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The animals have cages that are too small. It was obvious that most of the animals were bored and under stimulated. The cats paced, the monkeys screeched, some animals didn't even move. You can buy package of feed and for most of the animals the feed was the highlight of their day. I left depressed by what I saw.

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1 Thank Gwenzip
Wilmington, North Carolina
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30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst zoo I've ever been too. It really made me very sad for all the animals that are stuck there. Your experience starts in the gift shop that is extremely dirty and dusty. Looks like the people and the old lady that work there have never lifted a finger. There are tons of tanks lined up with... More 

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1 Thank KtWhiting921
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gone here several times, not only because I am a local, but because I enjoy looking at the animals. If PETA came to visit this zoo they would be picketing outside for immediate release of the animals. Some of the enclosures are questionable, but there are some that give the animals plenty of room to roam. The Zoo... More 

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Thank Laurie G
Cherokee, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is sad. The hurricane had torn up a lot but just is ran down and dirty. The place needs updated and cleaned.

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2 Thank Collette C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally write bad reviews however this is warranted. I can't believe how poor the living conditions are for these animals. The cages are small and most animals such as the Tigers, bear, lions, & monkeys just pace back and forth. They look and act nervous. My heart goes out to these animals. The park is also filthy. I... More 

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4 Thank Bobbi S
Flemington, West Virginia
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I packed us a lunch. We rented a wagon. Very reasonable admission prices and gift shop souvenirs. Plan to spend the day taking a relaxing stroll through the shaded park. Stop half way through at the pavilion and enjoy a packed lunch with your family on one of the picnic table. Pack plenty of cold drinks. If you have little... More 

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