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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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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My visit was with my adult daughter, her 6 year old son and a 15 year old neighbour. It was a fantastic place for all of us - lots to see and very informative and entertaining presentations on the various inhabitants of the park. Besides the reptiles there are kangaroos, koalas, dingoes and lots of native birds in large walk-in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My kids loved The Australian Reptile Park. It is definitely not as big as Taronga Zoo but personally i preferred it that way. It mean that we got to look at ALL the exhibitions and even went back again to our favourites. You really got to see the animals up close and personal (esp the kangaroos). The talks were really... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

WE had a very nice day at the park. The entry experience we felt like going into a miniature Jurassic Park, from the entry under the Frilled Neck Lizard into a sort of cave where they display goods for sale such as soft toys of dingoes etc. There are live birds where you enter and a giant sculpted crocodile .Lots... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

It's been about 40yrs since I've been to the Reptile Park and I'm so happy to say it didn't disappoint. The entry price may appear a little on the steep side, but these funds contribute to the wonderful conservation work the park does, such as providing Funnel Web venom to make anti-venom. The park isn't huge - we had two... More 

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Mona Vale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

A very enjoyable day out,even considering it was school holidays and there were a large number of people in attendance. I took my three kids there and we really enjoyed the shows! We saw the Crocodile show (Elvis this was the highlight), Koala feeding, Reptile show, Dingo talk (w/puppies), and the Spider talk as well as all the other animals.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great range of animals and shows. Kangaroos are allowed into a large communal area, meaning you can pat them and interact. Park is well maintained and the animals seem happy and well looked after. Great for kids and adults alike. The only problem with the park is the lack of food options. If you are going be here for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great day out for families or tourists or even locals. The reptile shows are great, and as are the wandering kangaroos. Could perhaps make it a bit more hands on though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This place is an absolute must to visit, whether you are coming from Sydney or just visiting the Central Coast. We had the best day with our 3 boys and our friends! So much to do and see, and so easily accessible, being straight off the freeway. The highlight of the day was watching Elvis a gigantic crocodile being fed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Finally step into the park after 6 yrs settling in Sydney. Thanks to Scoopon $13 promo ticket, my partner and me drive up on Sunday to visit the park. Go early (10ish) to get a park near the entrance and also for family who wanna to have good spot to picnic. The park provides a good walk with man made... More 

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Additional Information about Australian Reptile Park

Address: 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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