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Waccatee Zoo

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8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-6626
+1 843-650-8500
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We visited the Waccatee Zoo on 8/23 around noon time. Entry fee for adults was $12, $11 with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark K
Staten Island, New York
via mobile
friendly people passionate about their animals!

Loved visiting the zoo and spending time with the animals. So many babies on property. Everyone was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anne H
Orlando, Florida
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
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8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-6626
+1 843-650-8500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Waccatee Zoo on 8/23 around noon time. Entry fee for adults was $12, $11 with coupon. It is a privately own zoo on 500 acres. It has a variety of wild animals from lions, tigers and cougars to zebras, monkeys, baboons and...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved visiting the zoo and spending time with the animals. So many babies on property. Everyone was so friendly and you could really see how much they love and care for these animals.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I am a huge animal lover and visited this place and left horrified and very sad. the conditions of the animals and their living conditions are horrible. I saw animals with open wounds and oozing stuff. The tigers bears and lions were so sad an...More

2  Thank wsarah1993
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I just want to know how this "zoo" can remain open! Shame on Horry County for not doing something about the conditions there!

2  Thank Missy327
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This zoo was not good! The animals seemed so sad, there was debris in all of the enclosures, the lions you couldn't even see! :( the are placed out oddly and there is no real order to the zoo. The staff wasn't even that friendly...More

5  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Coming from a city with an established zoo, I was not sure as to what to expect. We bought a bag of food that could be fed to the more domesticated farm animals which was a real treat because it is not allowed at regular...More

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Loved visiting this zoo. I enjoyed feeding the animals. I do think they need to do some updating. some of the boards on the bridges you walk across seemed to be getting rotten.

3  Thank jonessunshine2002
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Animals are in cramped spaces, appear to be underfed and lacking water. You can watch as large predators pace back and forth in a cage that you would not consider leaving your dog in. All the animals should be taken from this zoo and the...More

7  Thank Ittybumpkin
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is more or less a farm that was turned into moderate to sub-par pens for animals. It's not particularly modern, and doesn't seem to meet the same standards as a typical zoo for its enclosures. I can't say that the animals looked particularly mistreated...More

3  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We have visited this zoo several times and we never tire of it. So pleasant, animals are out and about and friendly. Alot of the zoo is shaded which is nice when its super hot in the summer. The price is super cheap especially compared...More

1  Thank Shuttledancedj
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Birdie L | Reviewed this property |
I have a family of 5 and it cost us about $40 for admission last summer. Waccatee Zoo is open 7 days a week from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (Weather permitting) Currently the admission rates are: AGES 13 AND OLDER: $12.00... More
Dana M
12 June 2015|
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Response from dzconaway | Reviewed this property |
No. No. And NO. Tons of roots. My boys tripped and fell repeatedly and our stroller had trouble.
13 May 2015|
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Response from Jessica P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe you can bring food in. They have a covered picnic pavilion with tables toward the back. They also have a snack bar on site near the gift shop. The gift shop is small. They have bathrooms but we did not use... More