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Bee City

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1066 Holly Ridge Lane Cottageville, S.C, Cottageville, SC
+1 843-835-5912
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Gold Award for Most Improved!!

Wow!!! I had taken kids to Bee City about 5 times in 2015 and 2016. While it was cheap and had... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
MJay5
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Charleston, South Carolina
Cute place if you're not a coati

The people are very nice, it is inexpensive, a good outing for the day. I applaud their efforts to... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
dominus69
,
Beaufort, South Carolina
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“petting zoo”(24 reviews)
“gift shop”(11 reviews)
About
An insect town dubbed "The Sweetest Little Town in the World" is where bees live and work in a dollhouse city of tiny, painted wooden buildings.
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1066 Holly Ridge Lane Cottageville, S.C, Cottageville, SC
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+1 843-835-5912
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"petting zoo"
in 24 reviews
"nature center"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
in 11 reviews
"feeding the animals"
in 4 reviews
"local honey"
in 5 reviews
"reptile house"
in 4 reviews
"kids love"
in 5 reviews
"family business"
in 2 reviews
"hand fed"
in 2 reviews
"great place for kids"
in 2 reviews
"any age"
in 2 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 3 reviews
"for sale"
in 2 reviews
"hive"
in 4 reviews
"grandchildren"
in 8 reviews
"parakeets"
in 4 reviews
"aviary"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow!!! I had taken kids to Bee City about 5 times in 2015 and 2016. While it was cheap and had some unique features, it left a lot to be desired so I hadn't been in over 2years. We decided to take the baby to...More

Thank MJay5
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

The people are very nice, it is inexpensive, a good outing for the day. I applaud their efforts to care for mistreated animals. However, the level of staff expertise is questionable. The coati is kept in grossly inadequate conditions. I'm not some kind of animal...More

1  Thank dominus69
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is actually a small zoo, that was an outgrowth of the owners’ love of bees. Most of the animals can be hand-fed, or can be fed with really inventive feeding methods (tilting tubes, or small buckets on a rope). The zoo area is clean,...More

Thank Wrabalais
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is such a cool little zoo! It’s cheap and it’s so much fun for anyone of any age. I loved being able to feed the animals. The aviary is amazing. The birds will land anywhere even your head! It’s definitely a must go to...More

Thank knc328
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

I went to buy beeswax for soapmaking. I found the gift shop to be charming and the staff friendly and helpful.

Thank fsmith1959
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I have 3 children (22, 19, and 16). It is almost impossible to find something that I can talk everyone into doing, but when it comes to Bee City, I don't have to pursued anyone! We ALL look forward to it! The lemurs are our...More

Thank Amanda N
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This has the hard to identify "IT" factor. My family,kids love this place, 2 teen girls and 9 year old son. It's not a multi million dollar cooperate them park and its not big city zoo. What it is, is a cool place to see...More

1  Thank AJ R
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

I've mixed feelings about Bee City. Firstly its got nothing to do with Bees. The pros: its cheap and alot of fun, feeding some beautiful animals. The aviary is especially fun. The cons: alot of animals seemed miserable, the cages often too small, the pens...More

3  Thank Peter M
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

It's a short, scenic ride from Summerville. We took our 7 year old twin grandkids and they loved it. Honestly, I usually avoid petting zoos due to the smell. We went on a weekday and luckily it was a cool day. The facility was clean,...More

Thank dennyhouck
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

Bee city is rather a unique place which is close to Givhans State Park and the middle of no where outside of Summerville. The exotic animals taken in there and the mosquito spraying has really turned it more into a large petting zoo and educational...More

Thank Happyeats123
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Zombi2016
December 1, 2016|
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Response from Linnie30 | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, they are open on weekends only January - April, 9am-6pm. They usually post any special holiday hours on the site, and may open during spring break. I would check the website every month or so for... More
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. It is open year round.
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