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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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Pros and Cons, But Enjoyed Overall

We visited with our 3 young children (ages 1,5, and 9). I had already read some reviews on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ericarowlett
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Pleasantly surprised

Being a resident of SC and visiting the Myrtle Beach area many times I can't believe I never had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nolen J
,
Hartsville, South Carolina
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
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“private zoo” (11 reviews)
“nature walk” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-6626
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+1 843-650-8500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our 3 young children (ages 1,5, and 9). I had already read some reviews on TripAdvisor, so I knew what to expect. Pros: Affordable. At $39 for my family of 5, it was worth the money. Great walk. We definitely walked off...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a resident of SC and visiting the Myrtle Beach area many times I can't believe I never had visited this place. We had an Amazing time was the highlight of our week. We saw so many animals close up and that was great. The...More

3  Thank Nolen J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its not your typical zoo experience! If your looking for something fun to do while in Myrtle Beach, check out the Waccatee Zoo. Its not your typical zoo experience! Its more like your friends huge back yard with lots of animals. You can buy peanuts...More

1  Thank Jerry P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s very quaint and it’s unique. This zoo is visited by the local schools. We like it not being so massive. The zoo is unique because you get close to the animals and can feed them. I think it’s beautifully done and the chimps like...More

1  Thank Jenny A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of larger animals spread around the woods in the shade. Not huge but a good 2 hr excursion with children.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there with my 5 year old daughter to see the Egrets. I also thought there was a small petting Zoo (e.g. goats). Little did I know how depilated and horrific the conditions were...and that it was also a zoo for exotic animals (lion,...More

4  Thank mzometsky
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The zoo has a lot of small cages close to the entrance so people that don’t like to walk can see most of the animals without too much walking. If you want to walk the entire park it will be at least two miles. Most...More

1  Thank beachbeforework
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very family friendly. We were amazed at the number of animals there. There was lots of walking, so wear your walking shoes. The staff was very friendly as well.

2  Thank Annica P
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Horrible place! The living conditions of the large animals is awful! I watch one monkey so frustrated that he was biting himself! Large cats in tiny pens, some with no exposure to outside air, even. Monkeys with mange. Animals pacing back and forth which is...More

5  Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We were there with our grand daughter, it is a nice place to see the animals. We bought the food to feed the animals. A nice walk at your own pace. They have a lot to see, bears, lion, pigs, monkeys, deer, turtle, we even...More

2  Thank millerb
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angelab938
20 February 2018|
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Response from crenne02 | Reviewed this property |
When we went I believe it was 12 pp or around this price and children under a certain age are free. Extra if you would like to feed certain animals. Please though consider spending your money elsewhere you will be... More
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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 fiveeeee | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not, they're dirt trails.
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