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Australian Reptile Park

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Address: Pacific Highway, Somersby, New South Wales 2250, Australia
Phone Number: 61243401022
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: The Australian Reptile Park is the best family FUN day out! Exciting...
The Australian Reptile Park is the best family FUN day out! Exciting wildlife shows, loads of animal interaction and great customer service is what we are famous for! •Meet Elvis, the crankiest crocodile in Australia •Walk with Hugo, the giant 165kg Galapagos tortoise •See reptiles up-close and meet loads of cuddly Aussie animals •Professional photos with furry and scaly new friends •Venomous snake and funnel web spider milkings •Children's reptilian adventure playground •Animal Encounters - get up close and personal with our animals •Kids 2 Keeper junior zoo keeping workshops for kids 3-18yrs •Behind the Scenes tours •Hand feed friendly free-range kangaroos •Great value - just $85 for a family of four! (2 adults + 2 children) •FREE parking, on-site café, picnic areas, free gas BBQ's Open : 9am - 5pm 364 days a year (closed Christmas day) Find us : 2mins off M1Freeway (Gosford exit), follow the signs
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Very enjoyable day out

The staff passion for their work is obvious from the moment you arrive and the shows are entertaining and informative. The rangers are very approachable and happy to talk about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The staff passion for their work is obvious from the moment you arrive and the shows are entertaining and informative. The rangers are very approachable and happy to talk about their charges. A great improvement for all would be an opportunity to buy better coffee.

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I took a group of elderly people for a days outing and we went to the Reptile Park at Somersby and did they have a good day. Yes they did. Comments by members of the group was this is a great day thankk you for bringing us here. Therefore I have decided to take more people there as it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Firstly the Ranger who does the shows is great entertainment! The animals are great and the wildlife photos are awesome! (Cost extra). My daughter and i had a photo with the baby alligators and she loved the place. She wasnt so interested in the animals that day but thankfully the playground in the park alone is almost worth the admission!... More 

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Shelly Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A great day out....take a picnic, you can leave it in your car (esky) and get it later ( just get your hand stamped to come back in ) it saves you carrying it all around with you. The shows are fabulous...the staff are all at the top of their game and friendly so they make it fun and informative... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

For me being near home and having furry kangaroos to pat was just perfect for my 18mth old grand-daughter. the park is well laid out and not a vast area for little legs to cover. The free range kangaroo area was great from a littlies point of view. Best idea if travelling on a budget is to bring your lunch... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My 11yr old nephew loved the place. With real scary spiders (which were milked for their venom thru-out the day), big lizards, dingos, birds, snakes, koalas and crocodiles (some small enough to hold for photos but others, just hungry looking!) the park is big enough to be interesting without being a chore to get about. Tip - bring your own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

One of my favourite places to visit. I never tire of it. Its a nice easy drive up from Sydney or down from Newcastle. The talks are very informative and also entertaining. There are BBQs and plenty of picnic tables to bring your own lunch and the kids love patting the free roaming kangaroos. They are also committed to help... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited today with 4 children (1 year to 7 years) and 4 adults. Very clean and well kept, ramp access to all areas for prams, fantastic playground, plenty of seating areas. Kids cans get up close to exhibits. Very educational.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

There are no contrived exhibits here. What you see is what you get. Animals are all very visible and in good condition. The presentations are great and informative / inspiring. Staff everywhere and all were helpful. Go here if you want that great wildife park experience that will really give the kidsan opportunity for upclose contact with the critters, they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

we called through on our way to Newcastle, great choice!! The entrance sets the tone with a giant lizard sitting on top on the large doors. We found the park to be extremely tidy, the size seems reasonable for the animals but not to overwhelming to get around and see it all. We caught the 11am reptile show, and if... More 

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Additional Information about Australian Reptile Park

Address: Pacific Highway, Somersby, New South Wales 2250, Australia
Phone Number: 61243401022
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Somersby
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 33 - 33

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