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Australian Venom Zoo

#28 of 33 things to do in Kuranda Features Animals
8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
+61 7 4093 8905
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don't waste your money

Had to wait ages just to get served at the front counter and there were only two other people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
judypF2603GE
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Moruya, Australia
Highlight of our Kuranda trip

Has to be seen to be believed. Quite an adventure. There were doll's heads and spooky stuff with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy D
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Byron Bay, Australia
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8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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+61 7 4093 8905

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to wait ages just to get served at the front counter and there were only two other people there.Maybe this should have been an indication not to pay the $50 and just leave,but kids really wanted to have a look.The main area near reception...More

Thank judypF2603GE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has to be seen to be believed. Quite an adventure. There were doll's heads and spooky stuff with a spooky atmosphere & quite entertaining info. Quick to manoeuvre through the very old and odd building. Made me smile. Never seen anything quite like it -...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place charges way too much for what it delivers. The photo with the python is the only thing that makes it worth it. It's $11 per person or $50 for a family ticket. I would say don't waste your money here.

Thank danceswithroseoz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this as we drive by, so stopped in and enjoyed seeing some very cool animals. The magnificent tree frogs are just that! The Taipan was the biggest we've ever seen. And the tribute to Steve Irwin was good to see. Also got to...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is across the road from the Visitor Centre in the middle of the village. We were of two minds as whether we would enter, but decided to give it a go. At first look it seemed a bit basic, and this was somewhat reinforced...More

1  Thank jilrick
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Really interesting place to visit. Staff are very knowledgeable, and friendly.They are doing great work in cancer research. Lots of snakes, spiders, frogs and scorpions to look at and you can cuddle a snake if you are game.

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the Australian Venom Zoo with our two boys (3 & 5). This is a simple facility, rustic, however with a range of venomous and non venomous snakes, lizards, spiders, frogs, scorpions etc.. The young chap who gave us the tour upstairs was knowledgable,...More

Thank Taillevent75
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Dingy place with cigarette smell. 5-6 snakes. $16 for adult and 11 for a child. Time and money wasted

Thank Sanjeev G
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The building is a mouldy smelling shed, with some dodgy ramps down to a display of venomous snakes. It's sad to see the snakes in such small enclosures when there is so much empty space in the lower area. We also wondered why the creepy...More

2  Thank GPandKP2017
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the venom zoo and it is a big dirty dark shed. Opened 30mins late. Communication from the staff was incorrect regarding snakes. Extremely disappointed

Thank Felicia M
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