Magic Harbor

Amusement park in the United States

Magic Harbor
Surfside Beach, South Carolina, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1964 to 1993

Magic Harbor was an amusement park previously located in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, USA. The park originally operated as PirateLand.


PirateLand opened on May 30, 1964.[1] The park included antique cars, an 1880 locomotive, and other amusement rides.[2] The park closed in 1972 and reopened in June 1975 as Magic Harbor.[3][4] The park closed in 1993.



Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Black Witch Unknown Sit-Down 1983 or earlier 1983 or later Unknown
Caterpillar Unknown Kiddie Unknown Unknown Unknown
Corkscrew Arrow Development Sit-Down 1975 1977 Relocated to Myrtle Beach Pavilion



This list is incomplete, please expand it if you can.
Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Antique Cars Unknown Track Ride Unknown Unknown Unknown
Bumper Cars Unknown Dodgem Unknown Unknown Unknown
Carousel Unknown Carousel Unknown Unknown Unknown
Giant Wheel Vekoma Ferris Wheel 1983 1983 or later Unknown
Island Hopper Unknown Ropeway Unknown Unknown Unknown
Log Flume Arrow Development Log Flume 1969 1969 or later Relocated to Pleasureland Southport
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler Unknown Unknown Unknown
Tilt 'A Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-a-Whirl Unknown Unknown Unknown
Trabant Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite Unknown Unknown Unknown
Witches' Cauldron Unknown Rotor Unknown Unknown Unknown


  1. "Pirateland Amusement Park To Open May 30". Sun-News. 1964-03-26. Retrieved 2023-08-27.
  2. "Indian Attacks, Pirateland Spotlight Face Old 97". Florence Morning News. 1964-04-30. Retrieved 2023-08-27.
  3. "Charlottean Will Build Myrtle Beach Theme Park". The Charlotte Observer. 1974-05-26. Retrieved 2023-08-27.
  4. "Magic Harbor Murders Unsolved". Sun-News. 1976-10-23. Retrieved 2023-08-27.

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