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T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station

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4898 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
+1 843-361-4552
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This is a great opportunity! First of all, when else are you going to get to hold a real tiger cub... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York
Neat but...

Getting to hold baby tigers and monkeys was an amazing experience, especially for only $180 for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa T
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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4898 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
+1 843-361-4552
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great opportunity! First of all, when else are you going to get to hold a real tiger cub? The monkeys were super cute and the newborn cub was just too adorable. You also get to fee the big adult tigers from behind...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Getting to hold baby tigers and monkeys was an amazing experience, especially for only $180 for a family of 3. This also included a photo to commemorate the experience. However, it is a very rushed experience. In addition to not getting to spend a lot...More

1  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing experience. The hands on with the baby animals from tigers to warthogs was by far the highlight. The staff there is so dedicated to the wellbeing of their animals and to educating everyone who attends. It was definitely money well spent....More

Thank larry t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s obviously very expensive, so if you are not willing to pay the price, don’t! But if you want to have a memorable experience, go for it! We got great pictures of our kids with a baby lion, tiger, monkey and feeding a big tiger....More

Thank PiscoMatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I were left in amazement over this experience! We were able to stay in the USA and encounter cub Lions and Tigers along with cuddling baby Gibbons! I was able to bottle feed a magnificent baby Tiger and have a baby Lion...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the tour and bought the pictures and cd. Best decision ever. I loved the tour and asked one employee how did they start working there? I couldn't wait to see and meet all the animals. Would love to do the...More

Thank dml5765
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids loved the opportunity to hug a real monkey, hold a baby tiger and bottle feed one. It was adorable. It was also expensive but raises money for a good cause.

Thank asfreeman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tigers/Preservation Station is an incredible experience. They really don't advertise much. I found out through word of mouth. It's pricy. $125 for two people but well worth it for an up close, face to face encounter with these beautiful animals. $30 upgrade gets you all...More

Thank JohnV9812
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the tour with my family and we all had a fantastic time. It's four hours long, you have to book a few weeks ahead, all of the money goes to charities, the staff are all super friendly and it's just overall an amazing...More

1  Thank haley b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the Encounters tour, yes it is a little pricey, but the on hands experience you get with these animals is beyond amazing and you are supporting an amazing cause. They give you light snacks and pizza, the guides are amazing, the animal experience...More

Thank Diana V
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3 August 2017|
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Response from Donn T | Reviewed this property |
When my wife and I were there in May, the tigers were on station from 5-7. My daughter was there last week and tells me that they are now there 6-8. This is verified on their website.
Kerry G
11 July 2017|
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Response from LittleNeckRob | Reviewed this property |
I would also add that the two events take place in two different locations. The Preservation Station is located at the Barefoot Landing mall, which is slightly north of Myrtle Beach. This means you can build a visit into an... More
Stephaniee M
30 June 2017|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
Personal cameras and cell phone cameras are not permitted in the area where you and your party can hold/feed the baby monkeys, tigers, etc. This area is not accessible to you unless you have already purchased a photo... More