The Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area is noted for amazing wildlife and for those who love to explore we came up with a Top 10 list of favorites places to enjoy:
Kids love animals so take them to Alligator Adventure located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach. Experience family fun as you see tons of gators, gray wolves, rare snakes, kangaroos, and crocodiles too!
Ripley's Aquarium, located at Broadway at the Beach, is awesome! Ride a 330-foot conveyor walkway through a windowed acrylic tunnel filled with a reef filled with thousands of different types of incredible ocean life - giant sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and moray eels so close you can touch them!
At the exciting Preservation Station at Barefoot Landing, your family will enjoy the chimpanzees, tigers, and elephants. One can also make reservations for the Myrtle Beach Safari on 50 acres with over 60 big roaming cats as well as a giant Liger, a creature that is both lion and tiger!
Take a day trip to Brookgreen Gardens Zoo in Murrells Inlet to see alligators, eagles, deer, and horses. You will also enjoy internationally-acclaimed sculptures amid local flora and 300 species of South Carolina water birds.
The Waccatee Zoo on 500 acres of low country woodland has over 100 species and 50 acres of viewing area. See rare birds, buffalo, zebras, lions, cougars, and tigers! This is the largest private zoo in the area.
Professional Myrtle Beach area Dolphin Jet Ski and Boat Tours will lead you to the best possible dolphin-viewing sites in our area! Relax and get up close to natural dolphin feeding areas with the dolphins, turtles, and other wildlife often just a few feet away!
Much of Huntington Beach is now registered under the South Carolina Heritage Trust Program to help preserve its nature. Visitors may spot pelicans, spoonbills, alligators, nesting loggerhead sea turtles, and minks, among other wonders!
Go on an amazing plantation tour in a safari jeep and see the history and wildlife of the low country South Carolina coast. Roam in places where pirates once tread. Witness the glory of South Carolina history!
Take a trip in a party pontoon boat on the Waccamaw River and see the swamps, creeks, and wildlife along the river. Tours are fun for groups or the whole family!
Enjoy a relaxing 3 hour guided tour on a power catamaran through the scenic low country waters. Go shell hunting on remote beaches and see the Winyah Bay lighthouse. Leaving out of the historic seaport of old Georgetown, SC!
Plan your Myrtle Beach vacation today and don't forget your camera!