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Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center

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My brother and our wives toured The Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center on South Island, outside Georgetown... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hank J
A Birding Adventure~ A Historical Place~Biodiversity With Caring Stewartship

We were happily surprised to find that The Yawkey Wildlife Center is more open to visitors than in... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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1 Yawkey Way S, Georgetown, SC 29440-5669
+1 843-546-6814
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother and our wives toured The Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center on South Island, outside Georgetown, SC. Jim Lee from the SCDNR drove us around the island and gave us a lesson in history and wildlife. Don't take this tour if you don't want to...More

2  Thank Hank J
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I visited the Yawkey Center with the idea of getting some good bird photo opportunities. The photo opportunities the day I was there were not what I hoped but the DNR guide who took our group around was a wealth of knowledge and made the...More

2  Thank JoelBTraveler
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We were happily surprised to find that The Yawkey Wildlife Center is more open to visitors than in the past. They offer various theme trips now, under the leadership of Jim Lee. You can register for a 4 hour trip on line. With the limit...More

3  Thank SeeourUSA
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Today my wife and I, along with several other couples, had the pleasure of touring the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center. Mr Jim Lee, with SC DNR, took us to numerous destinations around Cat Island and South Island allowing us many opportunities to observe wildlife and...More

5  Thank Larry D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were a group of 10 and came on a recommendation by a friend. We had made reservations, which are a must! The tour is limited to 14 people. It was an amazing day to tour this beautiful piece of land and see Bald Eagles,...More

2  Thank Susanne T
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My husband & I found out about this place from one of our neighbors who spoke so highly of their experience. Well, we couldn't agree more! Jim Lee was our guide & truly an inspirational speaker for the 4 hours we spent touring this amazing...More

1  Thank Lynn R
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