Frequently Asked Questions
The Myrtle Beach Safari is located in Myrtle Beach proper (about 5 miles from the Myrtle Beach International Airport). Exact directions will be sent in a confirmation email once booking is complete.
Riding services are welcome to pick up and drop off at the safari. We do not accept late arrivals so be sure to give yourself plenty of time. There is a check in building that has shelter, restrooms, and picnic tables that you can wait for your tour guide in upon arrival When your encounter is over, this is the same place you will be picked up from. Please keep in mind we do not have lockers so if you bring any personal belongings they will be put behind the front desk and not allowed on the tour.
The minimum age for the day Safari is six years old but all ages are welcome on the night Safari and preservation station. all participants regardless of age are required to pay an admission fee.
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The preserve is not wheelchair or walker accessible due to stairs and natural terrain. Our satellite location at Barefoot Landing has ramps and is wheelchair accessible.
Expecting mothers are welcome to do all of our encounters. There are no complications with pregnancy. On the day and night safari there are stairs you will have to go up and down and about 15-20 minutes of walking.
It is always best to book your tour as far in advance as possible as we have a limited capacity and we do sell out.
Tours will operate rain or shine. A large majority of the tour is covered, and we have the capacity to move portions of it inside if needed. We do have complimentary umbrellas available, but we recommend that if it is raining that you bring your own rain jacket/poncho and wear clothing you do not mind getting a little damp in.
We offer a $50 discount to each guest that has participated in our Safari Lodge Photo Encounter. Booking more than one option at a time will also automatically apply a discount at checkout.
Due to the limited availability of our tours, we are unable to offer any larger discounts.
Yes, there are restrooms available on the property.
Our Myrtle Beach Safari Wild Encounters Day and Night Safari Tours are fully interactive. You will get to meet, pet, and hold a large variety of our animal ambassadors. The animals on your tour will vary depending upon the day and the time of year, but you will always have the opportunities to spend time with our tiger babies, hang out with our monkeys or apes and meet exotic animals you've probably never even heard of before. If you're wanting the most time with our baby tiger cubs, then you'll want to purchase the Wild Encounters Day Safari Tour. If you're wanting the most time with our incredible and rare adult tigers (the big cats!), then you'll want to purchase the Wild Encounters Night Safari Tour.
When booking your tour you can bundle either the day or night Safari with preservation Station and this will automatically give you the discount. If you book preservation Station only, you will receive a promo code at the end of your encounter. This can be used to book a day or night safari and receive the discount within the given expiration date.