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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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Unfathomable conditions for animals

I do not comprehend how this place is open. I went here today without reading reviews and was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shannon D
via mobile
Great little zoo.

We discovered this place a couple of years ago and we enjoyed it so much we went back. This place... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
barnett202
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Burnsville, North Carolina
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“great zoo” (13 reviews)
“nature walk” (9 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-6626
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+1 843-650-8500
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I do not comprehend how this place is open. I went here today without reading reviews and was horrified by the animals health and living conditions. So many animals were injured or underweight. Small enclosures and deplorable conditions. People throwing generic feed to carnivorous animals....More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We discovered this place a couple of years ago and we enjoyed it so much we went back. This place has all kinds of species of animals. My kids loved the pygmy goats because they had babies everywhere. I will go back the next time...More

Thank barnett202
Reviewed 6 days ago

There was alot of walking but alot of animal interaction. I was a little dissappionted in the variety and my granddaughter got easily bored, but she has been to other zoos that were more "updated". The workers were very nice and it was clean though.

Thank Vikki D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoological farm is a hidden gem in Myrtle Beach, SC. The animals are very social and the zoo staff is very friendly. This zoo also houses a small collection of classic cars and buggies. The zoo is located next to the Waccamaw River Tour...More

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Zoo several times. A great place for and all day park and zoo even having a birthday party for your child.

Thank fhr0yals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds are OK - pretty clean and shady. Be careful walking - many roots are exposed on the walking path. Some of the zoo was OK. It's nice to get close to the the large birds, goats and chickens and feed them. It's also...More

1  Thank Katdoreen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was such a sad experience! The animals look sick and they are in terribly small cages. The staff was rude and arrogant. I hope someone does something to help these animals!!!

Thank Jerico W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited over the weekend while in myrtle beach. First pulling in you don't really know what to expect it there are peacocks roaming everywhere and chickens. And goats on either side in fences. Walking in first let me saw the lady at the...More

Thank crenne02
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We travel all over and always visit local zoos when there is one, we love zoos!!! This was the nastiest , dirtiest most sickly place we have ever been!!! Do not waste your money going here unless you want to be very disappointed! Please read...More

Thank LindaF1960
Reviewed 25 August 2017 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

1  Thank Mark K
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brittanyschanck
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
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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.
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rjernigan7
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
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