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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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+1 843-361-4552
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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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I took my granddaughter there it was a great time. She really enjoyed looking at the tigers especially the baby one's. This was a great experience for both of us would go back... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Alpine, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my granddaughter there it was a great time. She really enjoyed looking at the tigers especially the baby one's. This was a great experience for both of us would go back again to get our pictures taken with them. I would get there much earlier so I could get into the waiting line.

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Calabash, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Our family had a picture taken with a baby Tiger. Our granddaughter was spell bound and speechless during the process. Any family with a young one would have a great time just looking at the Tigers lounging in their space. Very good choice as there are numerous shops for food or ice cream or fudge or others.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is what you'd expect. Docile animals. The price isn't cheap. They have a manner of ensuring you aren't able to get pictures of any quality other than theirs. The animals are in your hands as long as a hot potato. Perhaps during not high season, you get a few seconds longer

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The kids really wanted to go hold some tigers. This was very pricey and unrealistic for our family to physically experience. The time you spend with them is short and the animals are kept in small areas which concerned me. Something made me feel that this was not something I wanted to condone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Preservation station to get photos with the baby tigers. We got to HOLD and cuddle a baby tiger. We fed another one a bottle. We also got to hold a chimpanzee. He was so cute and tried to go through my husband's coat pockets! The staff was wonderful. It's obvious that they love... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I booked this in advance and I'm glad I did. What a great experience! You can see the love the trainers have for the animals and the passion they have for it. We had a few surprise animals and loved playing with the baby monkey. We decided last minute while we were there to get the photo package and I'm... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I loved visiting the Preservation Station & having my picture taken with a tiger cub & chimp. It was far more than I expected & I was amazed at how well these animals are taken care of. The money spent on the picture goes to the Preserve so it was well worth it. It's also worth buying the digital download... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We came here with the kids. We loved this place. It was something different to do. Maybe we can visit next time

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Best experience we've ever had! We ran in the rain to make sure we didn't miss this! They were so great, the animals were Awesome and we got 144 pictures digitally!! I've never had more fun! It's expensive but so worth it and it goes to a great cause! Don't miss this!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A great place to see tiger cubs up close. For a fee, you can have your photo taken with one of the cubs, a chimpanzee, and a lemur.

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