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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Gay Dolphin Gift Cove Team Field Report

Gay Dolphin Gift Cove

916 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC
Gay Dolphin Gift Cove. Downtown and on the ocean at the corner of N. Ocean Blvd and 9th Ave.
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Gay Dolphin Gift Cove.

Gay Dolphin Gift Cove

Gay as in happy. Promotes itself as the World's Largest Gift Shop, with a suitably diverse selection of souvenirs, keepsakes, and odd treasures. Looks for the 16+ ft. long mounted shark chained to the ceiling and labeled "Great White, White Death." Report... [08/03/2013]

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Pirate penny press.

Gay Dolphin Gift Cove

The neon sign sits across from the shop. Looks great lit up at night. Inside, among all the cheesy souvenirs, is a pirate penny press. You can get the famous Gay Dolphin sign pressed into a penny for $.50!

[Chrissie, 07/21/2017]
Gay Dolphin Gift Cove

This multistoried oceanfront place bills itself as the World's Largest Gift Shop. Great place to kill a few hours, view modern high kitsch and old forgotten items. In it's hey day it was comprised of many annexes including the trippy basement "underground" which was full of halloween masks, black light photos, smurf crap, magic tricks and strobe lights. Once owned by a Depression era chiseler who couldn't resist a bargain, it's still a mish mash of sparkly modern fantasy mermaids and plastic resin lighthouses with many musty Myrtle Beach souvenirs and just plain strange crap. There are three-story tall glistening glycerin strings in the front of the building and an observation tower.

[Nicole, 04/16/2003]

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