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

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4898 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
+1 843-361-4552
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Loved The Experience

My son is autisic and absolutely loved getting a chance to hold these precious animals. We had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Tigers Amazing

Our 1 yr.old and 3 yr.old Grandsons were so excited to see Tigers. They had a few adults, younger... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cornwall, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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4898 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
+1 843-361-4552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son is autisic and absolutely loved getting a chance to hold these precious animals. We had a great time and the staff was super nice. The pricing could be a lil hard to understand but for the two of us - $125 for the...More

Thank Garmon12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 1 yr.old and 3 yr.old Grandsons were so excited to see Tigers. They had a few adults, younger and kittens on display.

Thank LizOnt
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Did the Safari Tour and Preservation Station, experience was awesome. Learned a lot about their efforts to save and assist exotic animals all over the planet. They are doing an amazing job.

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We stopped by while on vacation as usual to see the tigers. They have big tigers out front and smaller baby tigers around on the side. Prices have sky rocketed since our last visit two years ago. We paid about $65 two years ago for...More

1  Thank Nihilator
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Yes it is expensive. But the things you do for your kids my oldest and my youngest so badly wanted to play with the tigers. So of course I paid. We got to have a tiger sit on our laps for 30 secs tops. The...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great attraction for families or couples. The photo ops are great. All of the proceeds go towards animal conservation. Unfortunately the hours are extremely limited.

Thank jameslongfellow9981
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a great opportunity! First of all, when else are you going to get to hold a real tiger cub? The monkeys were super cute and the newborn cub was just too adorable. You also get to fee the big adult tigers from behind...More

Thank ddeparis
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Getting to hold baby tigers and monkeys was an amazing experience, especially for only $180 for a family of 3. This also included a photo to commemorate the experience. However, it is a very rushed experience. In addition to not getting to spend a lot...More

2  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing experience. The hands on with the baby animals from tigers to warthogs was by far the highlight. The staff there is so dedicated to the wellbeing of their animals and to educating everyone who attends. It was definitely money well spent....More

Thank larry t
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It’s obviously very expensive, so if you are not willing to pay the price, don’t! But if you want to have a memorable experience, go for it! We got great pictures of our kids with a baby lion, tiger, monkey and feeding a big tiger....More

Thank PiscoMatt
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5 October 2017|
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Response from Peggy D | Reviewed this property |
The hours are listed on the website, and are as copied by the responder above. The hours do vary as the weather becomes more unreliable during the winter season, so I would call ahead at the number on the website to make... More
5 October 2017|
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Response from ddeparis | Reviewed this property |
I believe they often change their hours. In August, it was 6pm - 8pm daily. Some posters have specified other times. I think it may depend on the time of year etc so you might wan to give a call. Their automated service will... More
26 September 2017|
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Response from itsjustmeNY | Reviewed this property |
The lower price is for a holding experience with monkeys and tigers only. It's 100.00 first person and 25.00 each additional up to 4. You get one free 8x10 and then have option to purchase package for 150.00. It's very... More