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Edisto Island Serpentarium

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Address: 1374 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6816
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+1 843-869-1171
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Fun and Educational

We stopped in on our way to a boat excursion. It was a little pricey for what it was, but still very fun and educational. We sat through a 20 min or so show and tell on venomous... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in on our way to a boat excursion. It was a little pricey for what it was, but still very fun and educational. We sat through a 20 min or so show and tell on venomous vs nonvenomous snakes. The speaker was great and very knowledgeable. After, the girls were allowed to hold a boa, which was pretty... More 

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Thank A K
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in without any knowledge about what to expect, and were ready for "side-of-highway-experience". We were wrong. Reptiles are living and shown in proper environment. The tour is educationally rich and is a great show at the same time. It has something for a family with children, and for trained biologist. For the visit, keep in mind that it... More 

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Thank Dmitry Z
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you think it looks too small or plain from the road, do not be deceived. You can spend well over an hour here taking in all the animals & they give 1/2 hour educational talks every couple hours. Go on a warm sunny day so the animals are more active - the snakes & turtles were fun to see... More 

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Thank Addie A
Kings Park, New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My kids dragged me here, and I was glad they did. The educational show was great. If you like wildlife at all you should go.

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Thank LIMike
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place was clean, well maintained and very educational. Great for quieter visit after too much beach time or just for an interesting outing.

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Thank sandivinton
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The employees/volunteers are great and very willing to go over and beyond answering questions and even allowing you to get up close and personal to the animals! Love the set up and will be sure to keep this on our places to visit on further visits to the island!

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Thank De P
North Carolina
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

My grandchildren were thrilled and amazed at the Serpentarium, but it's not my thing....snakes, and alligators and crocs, oh my!! The man who runs the Serpentarium is very knowledgeable about snakes, and he loves to talk to you about them!

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Thank smartin40
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My family went to the serpentarium and we really enjoyed it. I saw my 2 grown boys turn into kids again. Who said there is nothing to do on Edisto? We had a ball, even Mom liked it, snakes and all.

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Thank Tetal84
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

The kids had a great time here. It was very educational and entertaining. We loved the show and holding the alligators.

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Thank Kristine M
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is very interesting. Make sure you get there in time to see the snake show, and alligator feeding. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. The snake show is great for kids four and up. They ask that small children don't move around during the poison snake part (the snakes can't get to the kids but could be bad... More 

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