Plan your visit
Flip through our online Visitor's Guide
As Brookgreen Gardens is home to many different types of wildlife, we recommend the following for a safe visit.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Do not approach, feed, or otherwise bother wildlife.
- Avoid the edge of ponds and ricefields.
- No swimming or wading in any pools, ponds, or other bodies of water.
- Closed-toe shoes are recommended.
- Bring sunscreen and insect repellent if necessary. This is also available to purchase at Keepsakes.
Can I bring my pet to Brookgreen Gardens?
No, for your pet's safety and the safety of our zoo collection, we do not allow pets in Brookgreen Gardens. Pets also cannot be left in cars.
We have partnered with a local doggie day-cares that will be glad to take care of your pet while you visit.
Service animals that have received special training to assist disabled persons are welcome in the Gardens.
Do you have a restaurant?
Yes, check our dining page for all the information.
Are picnics allowed?
We have two designated picnic areas where you may picnic.
Are you handicapped accessable?
Do you have wheelchairs available for rent?
We do not have wheelchairs, but we do offer push behind adult strollers for free on a first-come first-serve basis. Be advised that due to the size, these strollers are not allowed inside the indoor galleries or Welcome Center, and will not fit in our handicapped accessible restrooms.
The adult strollers are not meant to replace a wheelchair, they are simply to be assistance for those who may need help walking the distances necessary to fully experience Brookgreen Gardens.
Guests who require a wheelchair or other mobility equipment should bring their own.
The following companies provide wheelchair and scooter rentals. Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are welcome in all Brookgreen Gardens venues
Is there parking for RVs?
Yes, we have a designated area for RVs.
How do I find out about available jobs at Brookgreen?
Go to our Careers Page to find a link to all currently available positions.
Can we have our family/engagement/pregnancy/senior/prom photos taken at Brookgreen?
We do allow photography sessions by appointment. Details are on our Photography page.