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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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Had a great time the staff were friendly i mean to hug a chimp and get play with tigers. You cant put a price on that.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
livelife h
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Decatur, Georgia
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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great time the staff were friendly i mean to hug a chimp and get play with tigers. You cant put a price on that.

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Kennesaw, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to go on a last minute trip to Myrtle Beach with my son. By chance I heard about the Tiger Preservation. I am so glad we decided to do this, my son said it was the most awesome thing we did on the trip. We both really enjoyed interacting with the tigers and the chimp. Yes it does... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The brochures all say "open at 10:00 am" but what no one tells you is that the cats are not there all day and don't come until 6:00 pm. We drove for 45 minutes only to find out, like at least six other groups who stopped in the visitor center, that despite what the printed materials say, there are no... More 

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

We appreciate your interest in TIGERS Preservation Station and are sorry you missed us. I am not sure which brochure you are referring to, but our brochures intentionally do not have times printed on them, as the hours of operation change throughout the season. The animals are on display only a couple hours per day and have only ever been... More 

Henrico, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family & I have now done this twice as our son did not fully remember the experience. It is true that the experience goes by very fast and it is quite pricey. However, where else can you hold a tiger cub? The employees are working to move the line along as this is very popular, but we found them... More 

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Sterling
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was WONDERFUL!! We didnt take any pictures with the animals, as the line was LONG and we had not budgeted for it this vacation. But we are saving for it next time. The tigers were so PRETTY and awe inspiring. We were able to take great pictures of them while they were behind the glass. I almost cried just... More 

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

Thanks for your visit and the review. We look forward to your next visit! More 

CT.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew this was there but had not planned on seeing it. We happened to walk by it when the Tigers we in the pens. OMG! We got so many pictures thru the glass of the cubs and fully grown Tigers. They are beautiful. We did not pay to go inside and hold the cubs though. We were on our... More 

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Havelock, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was very friendly. It is expensive but it goes to help care for the abuse animals. Love the learning about the animals.

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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 meeting the animals. More 

Huntington, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to bring your kinds. They can interact with the animals. They have tigers and wolfs

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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. More 

Pickerington, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is simply one of the best experiences I have ever had. The first-hand experience of seeing/touching/holding these amazing animals was the highlight of my trip. Although it does seem a bit pricey for the few minutes you actually get to spend with the animals, the fact that you are helping with conservation and handling/seeing animals of extinction, is priceless.

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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. You are right, the purchase of photos not only cares for these animals, but helps support our wildlife conservation projects around the world. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this experience was very expensive and VERY short. However, I will always remember for the rest of my life that I held and kissed 2 tigers AND fist bumped a chimp. I think it is worth the money.

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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. You are right. How many things like this will you remember your entire life? More 

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