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T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station

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Address: 4898 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
Phone Number: +1 843-361-4552
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T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station is quite possibly the country's only FREE...

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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An experience of a lifetime!

I loved visiting the Preservation Station & having my picture taken with a tiger cub & chimp. It was far more than I expected & I was amazed at how well these animals are taken... read more

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

I loved visiting the Preservation Station & having my picture taken with a tiger cub & chimp. It was far more than I expected & I was amazed at how well these animals are taken care of. The money spent on the picture goes to the Preserve so it was well worth it. It's also worth buying the digital download... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with the kids. We loved this place. It was something different to do. Maybe we can visit next time

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best experience we've ever had! We ran in the rain to make sure we didn't miss this! They were so great, the animals were Awesome and we got 144 pictures digitally!! I've never had more fun! It's expensive but so worth it and it goes to a great cause! Don't miss this!

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Stafford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to see tiger cubs up close. For a fee, you can have your photo taken with one of the cubs, a chimpanzee, and a lemur.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Look, I know the reviews said the time was too short, but we thought it was perfect! There was quite a line and we completely understand that these animals have a limited attention span. We purchased 4 passes, one for each of us, including our 2 month old. Photos were fun, efficient, and fantastic. We started with holding a 4... More 

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

Thanks so much for your visit. We're glad you enjoyed your time with your animals. People like you make it possible to care for these animals in the best possible way as well as conduct international conservation work all over the world. We appreciate your visit and your feedback. More 

Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a display of real tigers in the heart of a shopping area. They are huge. Their trainers/keepers go right in and pat them, push them, rub them, and do not get eaten, which is impressive. They spend most of their lives on a preserve. Worth seeing!

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

Thanks so much for your visit and your review. We hope to see you again at TIGERS Preservation Station. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was way better than I expected. The tour is a few hours long, and it is not cheap, but it is very well worth the time and money. The money is used for the animals, and when you and hear everything the people who live there do for them, you will understand. The up-close experience is great. You see... More 

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

Thanks so much for your visit and your review. We're so happy you enjoyed your visit with the animals and experienced the important work we do. We hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To say that I "love" the experiences I've had at the T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station and Wild Encounters Tour would be an understatement. My boyfriend and I have now gone to each location (in the same day) twice, once on 10/3/2015 and again on 9/3/2016, and each time has been an unforgettable, amazing experience. We LOVED it. Something that started out... More 

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

Thanks so much for your visit and taking the time to leave a review. We're happy you enjoyed your time with the animals. Obviously, you came back twice, which means you liked it. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the brochure looks like a great time but all they have is 2 tigers white tigers to view and anything else costs a fortune especially if you want pictures with the animals. we paid $270 for about 3 minutes total with 3 animals, I wanted more tiger pictures but they through in a couple monkeys which I could have cared... More 

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

Thank you for your visit. We are sorry that you did not fully enjoy your experience. Typically, extra time with the tigers is not something that we do. You paid for an experience that did include meeting tigers. You were not required to interact with the primates, but adding extra time with the tigers in lieu of meeting monkeys does... More 

Calabash, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to get your picture with tigers, monkeys, chimps! This location gives you a preview of the preservation center in Myrtle Beach.

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