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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
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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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Barefoot Landing

Very expensive to have photos taken or visit the main location, we didn't do either. Enjoyed watching the tigers and cubs play at the Barefoot Landing location.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2015
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Hartland, MI
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Hartland, MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Very expensive to have photos taken or visit the main location, we didn't do either. Enjoyed watching the tigers and cubs play at the Barefoot Landing location.

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Calvert County, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

It was fantastic. We spent $200. You get a picture with a monkey, tiger and a cub. If you think it's expensive? Look at it this way, if they were asking for donation to help feed, house our pay vet bills, would u help? Yes you would. It's worth the money and you get to scratch it of your bucket... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

For the first person just to take a picture with a tiger cub was $100.00. The only good thing was if you dished out the hundred (WHICH WE DID NOT) it was $25 every additional person.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

We had the best time here. The tigers were so cute, and to be able to have one sit on your lap while you feed it, is amazing. A fantastic experience you can't miss.

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Weston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

The numbers of Tigers was amazing, plus 4 or 5 new borns. You can just look without a fee, or pay a substantial fee to have pictures taken and to handle the animals. Either way it is a great site to see and don't miss it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

The smile on my wife's face in the pictures was worth every penny. Your turn is a little quick but that was understandable. Got to take a picture with a baby white tiger along with a 3 month old which was huge and don't forget the monkey! He was cool. Plus the money goes to the care of these beautiful... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We have been planning our trip to the Carolinas for several months and spent a considerable amount of time looking for interesting and fun activities. We all LOVE animals and could hardly believe our eyes when we read that it was possible to visit a tiger sanctuary where you could get to CUDDLE A MONTH OLD TIGER CUB!!! how amazing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Being able to touch, feed and hold such exotic animals is great! However, for the price you pay to do this and get the pics.....close to $90 per person.....they should do 2 things. 1.) tell facts about the animals you are seeing....educate the public. 2.) give you 5 minutes in a separate area to interact after pics. As it stands...... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was by far the best experience I have ever had in Myrtle Beach. My boyfriend and I loved the exhibits! We were able to hold and play with baby tigers and wolves. We interacted with a chimpanzee, orangutan, and elephant. We saw a liger (lion and tiger cross breed), cheetah, bald eagle, and so much more. The staff was... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

I missed this one. Just a tip: If you plan to go, call ahead. When we were there, the hours were 6pm-8pm. I thought for sure it would be a day-time activity. Wrong! I was so disappointed as this is an experience I would love. Next time I will be sure to do this! Based on what I have read... More 

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