Wellford, South Carolina: Hollywild Animal Park - Star Petting ZooA petting zoo for animals that formerly appeared in TV commercials and movies. Mostly local epics.
- 2325 Hampton Rd, Wellford, SC
- Take Holly Springs Rd southwest of Inman, then turn left onto Hampton Rd.
- Varies by season. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Hollywild Animal Park - Star Petting Zoo
It's kind of run down in the front area, and most of the animals were in local tv shows.... not "Hollywild" movies /shows. 40 bucks for 2 adults and 2 kids....pricey, but definitely worth it when you take the Safari Tour. Its a cut-out school bus retro-fitted and painted to replicate the African safaris. Now you see the entire backside of the 100 acre area and it looks like a tiny savannah. Rhinos, ox, deer, cattle, rams, etc come up to the side of the bus to be fed. It is fantastic!
The staff are mostly high school/college kids and are very nice. Definitely take the safari tour.[J. Young, 08/05/2011]
Many of Hollywild's animals are retired stars from film, television, and advertising campaigns. Hollywild also offers special programs for Scouts, homeschoolers, and a wide variety of special events throughout the year. Check their website www.hollywild.com for updates.[Kim Atchley, 06/23/2011]
Unique petting zoo for animals that were featured in commercials and movies. Take a bus trip inside the fences to feed the larger animals including; Buffalo's, Camels, Ostrich, Goats, etc. They give you handfuls of bread to feed theses animals. You get to touch and pet them at the same time. Great for children and animal lovers.[Daryl Kiser, 10/13/2001]
June 2001: Photo added.