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Little Ray's Reptile Zoo

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Address: 5305 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1X 1H2, Canada
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+1 613-822-8924
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Welcome to Little Ray's Reptile Zoo and Reptiles For Kids! Since 1995, we...

Welcome to Little Ray's Reptile Zoo and Reptiles For Kids! Since 1995, we have been offering one of Canada's most fun and interactive approaches to eco education and zoology. The reptile zoo has the largest and most diverse animal education outreach program in Canada and has trained zookeepers and zoo facilities on site and off site since its inception. Our facility is one of a kind in the Ottawa area, and offers a series of dynamicschool and daycare programs, children's birthday parties, and hosting and bookings forcorporate events and fair exhibition tours across Canada for more than 15 years.

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The only place to visit if you love reptiles

For anyone who loves reptiles and other creepy crawling things, you must visit Ray's. The staff are great and know how to entertain the kids...even the big ones! It is a very busy... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Deborah L
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

For anyone who loves reptiles and other creepy crawling things, you must visit Ray's. The staff are great and know how to entertain the kids...even the big ones! It is a very busy place on weekends. Great place to organize an event for the day for children. I am sure they will keep you intrigued and can even help you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Little Ray's Reptile Zoo is a wonderful place to visit. Ray focuses on backyard animal conservation, and most of his exhibits are dedicated to education. Mostly filled with reptiles he has the occasional arachnid, insect and mammal on display as well. There are interactive shows where you get up close and personal with snakes, spiders, and reptiles (or as close... More 

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Thank Dawn Summer L
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Too cold to spend outside tobogganing or cabane à sucre, we opted to go someplace where we could learn something (and keep warm). Lots of interesting learning. More than just about reptiles, with dedicated staff and apprentice/camp children helping with the corridor demos. Love the amphitheater-like room where a caregiver introduces some special animals and allows/invites children and adults to... More 

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Thank IRONM11
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wonderful displays and presentations. Animals are clearly well cared for and respected by owners & staff.

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

It was very educational and my children had a great time. I plan on going back in march with the kids.

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Thank Lindsay S
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Looking for something fun and different to do with the kids? Bring them over to Little Rays, theres lots of cool animals to see and learn about!

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Thank TravelWithMeTV
Ottawa, Ontario
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

THIS IS A GOOD PLACE but not worth the price to get in . adults should be free with the cost of each child. not a big enough place for the price expected to pay.

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3 Thank cheryllynn18
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

The first "reptile" we saw was a porcupine. Really? Then enclosure which we thought was empty but did have a bird. Some of the "facts" posted in zoo have wrong or contradictory information. There was a kangaroo at the zoo that day. I asked a staff person where the kangaroo lived. She said at a separate location warehouse. Cement floor... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Bigger than I thought but arranged in a way that made it feel small. Liked that there were more than just reptiles. Remember the Piggy's :) Kind of far out too. Just when you think you should turn back as you're in the middle of nowhere, there it is...

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Thank Tara W
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a great experience for kids and adults. Interactive shows that allow children and adults to touch many reptile. Also very informative.

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Thank Debbie L

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