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Edisto Island Serpentarium

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1374 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6816
+1 843-869-1171
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Reptiles up close!

This was my second trip to the Sepentarium. My first visit was back in 2015 but was unable to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AZDenney
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Reisterstown, Maryland
Great place to see and photograph snakes and alligators

I'm a retired professor, biologist and science educator and I visited here with my two sons, one a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael B
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Salem, VA
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1374 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6816
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+1 843-869-1171
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"alligator feeding"
in 31 reviews
"snake show"
in 28 reviews
"venomous snakes"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 11 reviews
"behind glass"
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"all ages"
in 9 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 3 reviews
"fun afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"different species"
in 2 reviews
"really enjoyed our visit"
in 2 reviews
"hours watching"
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"pretty fun"
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"nice break from the beach"
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"couple hours"
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"children love"
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"almost hours"
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"great activity"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second trip to the Sepentarium. My first visit was back in 2015 but was unable to really enjoy the outdoor exhibits because it was pouring down rain. This time, though, the weather cooperated. Their collection of snakes is unbelievable as is there...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a retired professor, biologist and science educator and I visited here with my two sons, one a herpetologist, the other a geologist. We thoroughly enjoyed this reptile zoo and found many photo opportunities here, as you can see from a few of my pictures....More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Surprised at how interesting and fun this was. Stayed for two shows; milking snakes and introduction to local snake varieties. Each show beneficial in its own. Then walking around the grounds to view the pits was great. I could have spent hours watching the turtles...More

3  Thank stanleywp
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Hubby and I have spent quite a lot of time in Edisto. So, one day after many visits, we decided we should check this place out. We made it in time to see one of the feedings of the gators. I sort of felt bad...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Serpentarium is a wonderful zoo run by people who know about and care about reptiles. The exhibits are well done and there are a great variety of reptiles on display. Most people would probably buzz through the Serpentarium in 2 hours but not us!...More

1  Thank Work2Go
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The feeding of the gators is remarkable! The owner and his family have been here forever, don't walk run here! We had a great experience. Make sure to take pics don't miss a minute of nature at its best and most exquisite.

1  Thank William G
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We took the grandkids, aged 3,6 and 9 and they loved it. Easy walking for Grandma on the concrete paths through nicely landscaped enclosures. Be sure to look up; I have never seen so many snakes in trees! The live presentation was much appreciated, as...More

3  Thank Elizabeth O
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Of all the attractions we visited, this is my favorite. Our teenage grandsons liked it a lot also. Many different snakes. We watched the snake handler show. Anne the handler was very knowledgeable about the different snakes she showed us. We even got to hold...More

2  Thank tipijo
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Was very interesting. Saw many snakes and other interesting animals. Many animals in glass cages inside with stories about them

1  Thank Eddie R
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My 4 year old daughter absolutely loves reptiles so this was a must for us. I wasn't really sure what to expect but was so pleasantly surprised by how well maintained, well laid out and great the staff was!! We had a great time!! The...More

1  Thank Christie31
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According to their webpage: Rates Adult (13 and up) $14.95 Senior (65 and older) $13.95 Children (4-12) $10.95 3 and under FREE Specials Rates 10% off Admission forValid AAA Card and Active Military Group Rates... More
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