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Pure Venom

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It is OKish

A bit on the pricey side at R120 per Adults and R90 per kid. If you do have young kids they should... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TiaanP11
1 October

It was very interesting but there is no tour guide and they dont have a swipe machine and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fahdia Fudgez O
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Izotsha Road, Shelly Beach, South Africa
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+27 39 685 0704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit on the pricey side at R120 per Adults and R90 per kid. If you do have young kids they should enjoy the outing. There is a large selection of snakes and reptiles, cages and enclosures seem to be well maintained and clean. There...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very interesting but there is no tour guide and they dont have a swipe machine and the restaurant was closed..so bring along something to keep hydrated because the walk is long.

Thank Fahdia Fudgez O
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were impressed by the wide variety of reptiles. I am sure this could have been a prime tourist attraction in its early days. I'm afraid right now it is rather seedy. the park looks unloved and its value as a income generating destination undervalued....More

6  Thank Ria H
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We paid R620 for my family to go to this park. Rated the biggest venom park in Southern Africa. Took 15 minutes to look at everything and still paid to hold a snake. Not even a snake show. Very disappointed.

3  Thank Braddles4
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It was ridiculious to pay R420.00 for 2 adults and 2 kids for not even 15 minutes inside pure venom! Not much to see - al lot of cages empty. The "animal Farm" was disgusting dirty. I could not even walk there with the horrible...More

7  Thank LynetteV104
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

There was good variety of reptiles and birds but unfortunately R20 for a cup of nescafe instant coffee and R20 for a pot of tea (1 tea bag) is disgusting... Also not the greatest for rainy weather!!!

3  Thank smarriss
Reviewed 31 March 2017

there is a wide variety of snakes both venomous and non-venomous, they actually have a taipan which is the first I have seen in captivity in the country!staff are friendly and they also have a wide range of reptiles for sale.

Thank wesfel311924
Reviewed 14 March 2017

visted with my son have a big selection of snakes , lizards and other , well set out good day out, Curio shop and cafe with lunch and drinks , children friendly

Thank bullfrog6990
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Visited Pure Venom with my wife. Very informative experience. The enclosure are good and well kept, you don't have to stand for hours looking for the reptiles. I will definitely recommend it to anyone, big or small!

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Loved visiting this great attraction. Love the fact that they serve the community as well by removing snakes from homes etc..... Great enclosures and one can see that they take good care of the snakes.

Thank herman972
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