Want to see some wildlife such as alligators, tigers, sharks, snakes and more while on your vacation? Then visit one of these Myrtle Beach attractions during your stay.
Alligator Adventure, located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, features a wide variety of alligators. Be sure to watch a live feeding (April-October), touch a live alligator or get your picture taken while holding a small gator. Memories to last a lifetime!
Brookgreen Gardens breathtaking world-renowned sculpture gardens make the perfect outing for a day, and is one of the Grand Strand’s most popular and treasured vacation destinations. They are also home to the Lowcountry Zoo showcasing a small collection of animals native to the South Carolina coast such as alligators, otters, birds and more. While there be sure to visit the petting area and the Butterfly House.
Myrtle Beach Safari offers two ways to experience wildlife up close and personal. Preservation Station at Barefoot Landing features a free tiger exhibit where you have the opportunity to interact with tiger cubs and get your picture taken with them. They also offer their Wild Encounters Tour which is a guided walk through a 50-acre preserve where you can meet and interact with a variety of wild animals up-close and un-caged. Both are memorable experiences!
Ripley’s Aquarium is located at Broadway at the Beach. It features aquatic wildlife such as sharks, stingrays, dolphins, frogs, a variety of fish and much more. For added adventure check out the one-of-a-kind experiences such as the Stingray Experience the aquarium offers.
A truly fun and exciting wildlife experience is dolphin viewing. There are a wide variety of dolphin tours available in and around the Myrtle Beach area. The professionals who offer these great tours know just where to find dolphins, turtles and other aquatic wildlife. This amazing adventure is available on jet skis or boat tours. Check it out!