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A Myrtle Beach Classic

This multi level shop is so quirky and fun, I bring many of our out of town visitors here, just to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Huge Gift Shop

I have never been to a gift shop anywhere this large. It is easy to get lost in there. They have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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One of the anchor's of the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, the Gay Dolphin has delighted generations of customers since 1946. The most unique gift shop on the Grand Strand, it has twenty-six thousand square feet of fun spread over seven levels. Located...more
916 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-3751
+1 843-448-6550
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All reviews gift shop multiple floors shark tooth wind chimes christmas ornaments license plates unique gifts could spend hours something for everyone this place is huge t shirts for sale little bit of everything different levels ocean blvd visit myrtle beach fun place
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This store is huge and has so many random items that it has a “flea market” vibe. For example: they sell stained glass table lamps. The myrtle beach items are “ok”. As we spend more time in the town we realize that some of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This multi level shop is so quirky and fun, I bring many of our out of town visitors here, just to see it! I don't think any of us have ever left empty handed. You can find Christmas ornaments and decor, beach decor, t shirts,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My twin and I went to Myrtle Beach for our annual “sister trip”. We hadn’t been to this beach in 22 years and remembered the Gay Dolphin ... had to see if it was still all we remembered, and it was! There are 3 floors...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been to a gift shop anywhere this large. It is easy to get lost in there. They have many unique items and some really intriguing stuff. Not your typical beach souvenir shop. This is a place to see.

Thank MichaelW11575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are things in this store you never have seen before ! There are things in this store for everyone you know ! There are things in this store that you'll want and just have to have! Don't even try to pass it bye, you'll...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has been here for as long as I can remember, however found that across the street and two streets over they have Gay Dolphin parking. During the week in March you can park for free, when everyone else is charging $5.00 or meter...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a must stop, if not to just kill an hour or two. I started out walking through the store and you can upstairs a number of times and downstairs and even to an upper floor! I've never seen such a variety of...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit this store set aside a couple of hours. They have so many items, souvenirs, trinkets here it's impossible to just walk in , walk out. The staff are always very helpful so if you don't see a particular item your looking for...More

Thank randy w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Man, this place is just amazing. If you cannot find it here it does not exist. Several floors of just "stuff" from all over the world. Hard to take in everything there are so many nooks and crannies with stuff. Not well organized but if...More

Thank 2FarAwayFromHome
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The word "Eclectic" doesn't quite do this place justice. It can't really be described in words, you just have to see it. You're going to have sensory overload while trying to shop, but I think that's the point. Was a little confused by the observation...More

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Response from The_Indy_Traveler | Reviewed this property |
Yes I saw an elevator. As recent as May 2017
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Response from Dove G |
The gay dolphin has a parking lot that is behind the ripley haunted attraction. During the summer there is an all day fee, but during the winter months it is free. Yes, they have a parking lot.