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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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My kids and grandkids had a great time here

This place is awesome and has lots of variety of animals. The only problem is that it is a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda M
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South Carolina
Not too big if you don't like walking

If you want to buy an old Ford Falcon pick-up truck, bring your wallet, as they have one out front... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JackD8586
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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible21%
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8500 Enterprise Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-6626
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome and has lots of variety of animals. The only problem is that it is a bit overpriced and too big to enjoy in one day.

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to buy an old Ford Falcon pick-up truck, bring your wallet, as they have one out front. We went on a hot day. The areas for the animals were not big enough, but that meant less walking to see the whole place,...More

Thank JackD8586
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is an assortment of animals. Concessions need to be increased but all in all it is a very nice zoo

Thank sandragraves
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been local to MB my entire life until recently and this zoo has always been a negligent place for animals. They're in very poor condition with little to no care or enrichment. I've seen sick, starving and dying animals in this facility and bowls...More

3  Thank Shannon E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty big place and enjoyable half day of fun. I did not see any injured or sick animals as some others have reported, though some of the habitats were small. My husband and I had a really nice time here.

Thank countyfare
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m urging you to retire all the animals at the Waccatee Zoo to reputable sanctuaries. I was appalled to learn that for years, animals have been documented pacing and swaying, and a macaque was frantically self-biting—all signs of psychological distress. A llama reportedly struggled to...More

2  Thank Galahad2014
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The place should be closed. The animals were clearly in poor condition and not cared for properly. The visit was disturbing and unsettling.

4  Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The animals have tiny cages. It was clear all were distressed we saw. A lot had open wounds. My kids were asking me a lot of questions about the reasons they had open wounds and why they were acting so unpeaceful. It was very sad....More

10  Thank Julie M
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had a great time and the zoo is larger then we expected! Kids had a good time feeding the animals and we even has our very own tour guide aka Peacock, show us around.

Thank Blairstown
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

We wanted to browse through the gift shop at the entrance while waiting to take our river cruise. The woman who spoke with us was very rude and condescending. The brochure encourages visitors to use the gift shop but fails to tell you in order...More

4  Thank Martinaohm
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angelab938
20 February 2018|
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Response from JackD8586 | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember asking for one, but do not remember getting one, which I would be eligible for. The best military discount at a zoo I ever received was in Mendon, MA. at Southwick's Wild Animal farm, that gave a a military... 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 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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