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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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+61 7 4093 8905

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Went with a family of adult children with an infant. It is a very small place, you can go around it in about 10 minutes. You do get to hold a couple of snakes during a guided tour... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
Newcastle, Australia

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes, five minutes will be as long as you can spend there... after paying about $50 for a family! A complete rip off! A gold coin donation would be an acceptable entry price. The place also needs a good clean.

Thank ljinwood
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i have seen that People have been giving it bad reviews and i think that they don't understand how it works. I have visited it a couple of times and i do enjoy it. They rotate the animals (they don't live in the display enclosures) and they don't always have enough snakes to fill all of the enclosures. They have... More 

Thank Phoebe S
Port Douglas, Australia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 Mins of not a lot. Impressive collection the website says. Didn't say where they kept it, so fair enough. I would like to have recommended this place, the ideology seems sound enough, just not very well executed. Sorry

Thank portergraham
Darwin, Australia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything bad you read on this page is true, dark, smelly, dirty and very small. 5 minutes to go around half a dozen dirty small glass cases. How this place is still open I don't know. I wish I had read trip advisor before entering. The only tiny glimmer of light is the info from the guide explaining the links... More 

Thank Kim P
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good place to visit to help overcome your fear of some of the more dangerous Aussie creatures... well maybe at least know a little bit more about them. But the highlight for me was spending considerable time with Horatio the black-headed python, he was so friendly I wanted to take him home but his delightful handler Naomi wouldn't let me!

Thank Swimsteve
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Despite the few bad reviews on here. I thought it was well worth the money. The place is indeed small but has an impressive collection of venomous snakes and spiders. Tickets were cheap and I know this place doesn't get a lot of funding hence the cheap setup run by small group. Cages were of ample size of relative snakes.... More 

Thank sean c
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Don't waste a cent on this dirty smelly delapidated relic. Nothing of interest, total rip off!😡 The uninterested guy on the counter charged me $50 for me the wife and two young kids, I don't think we were in there for five minutes.

Thank Andy W
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went with a family of adult children with an infant. It is a very small place, you can go around it in about 10 minutes. You do get to hold a couple of snakes during a guided tour at the end. The 2 guides seemed happy and friendly enough. Although I thought is was OK it looks a bit like... More 

Thank Stamrish1
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The dog poo on the ramp down to the display pretty much was the highlight.. We were in and out in less than 5 minutes. RSPCA need to shut down this place. Tanks dirty and small and about one third were empty...probably the reptiles died. Don't do it..go to the butterflies instead. $25 wasted plus 5 minutes of my life... More 

1 Thank James D
Huntsville, Alabama
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126 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a very small, well kept "zoo" with a selection of Australia's poisonous snakes all plump and happy in a darkened basement. Upstairs there are cages with scorpions and spiders. The guide gives an excellent tour talking about the research done with venoms to heal diseases including cancers. There is a lovely boa available for pictures with your own... More 

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