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Australian Reptile Park

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Address: Pacific Highway, Somersby, New South Wales 2251, 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

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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The Australian Reptile Park has been a part of my childhood and their supply of anti-venom to Australia's' hospitals saves many lives. They relocated in the mid 90s and suffered a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Australian Reptile Park has been a part of my childhood and their supply of anti-venom to Australia's' hospitals saves many lives. They relocated in the mid 90s and suffered a terrible fire in 2000. They rebuilt to be a modern attraction that has the largest crocodile I've ever seen. If you want to conquer your fear of spiders -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't agree with some of the negative reviews of this place, or with the title of the park. It is much more than a Reptile Park, it is very much an Australian zoo, and a very friendly one at that. There are some interesting reptile collections and displays, but also lots of Australian animals and some from further afield,... More 

Thank EurocratB
New South Wales, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park has been on the Central coast for years. It moved from Gosford to Somersby about 25 years ago, but instead of growing and making it a better place for the animals that live there and the people who pay a fortune to visit, it seems to have gone backwards. I went there as a child, took my children... More 

Thank Astikuta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing. I work nearby and always take overseas visitors here to see Australian wildlife and they are always blown away. Our native animals are so different to anywhere else. The admission price is very reasonable considering the number of staff that have to work with the animals and also the great work they do in conservation areas,... More 

Thank David H
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went as part of a roadtrip from Sydney to the Gold Coast. This park offers so much value! Not too crowded and you see so much for the price. The staff are all very knowledgable and passionate, Ryan hosted the reptile show and he was awesome! There are kangaroos roaming around freely which you can pet, and you get a... More 

Thank gpas014
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here a couple of times with our kids - they love it! Love that you can have a picnic lunch surrounded by wallabies, love the fact that the staff carry some animals around for the kids to see / touch and love the hilarious reptile show

Thank ingrid640
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Reptile park in the School holidays. Although it was crowded, there was plenty of space for everyone to get around, lots of families having picnics. They do a great job in educating the guests about the Australian native animals. I loved seeing the baby animals, the Tassie Devils and the Dingos. The highlight is the Croc feeding.... More 

Thank louanne_13
Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to visit without the overwhelming feeling of how to do see everything as you sometimes get with larger zoos. The staff were very friendly and you can either have a guided tour where you get some interesting information or you can stroll through at your own leisure. This was part of a tour so I am not... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are not great fans of zoos, but we were taken here by a friend and really enjoyed ourselves. Being able to get close to all the native Australian birds and animals is a fantastic experience, We would recommend this to everyone, young and old.

Thank mjc404
Huntington Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Australian friends took up to the reptile park out of Gosford. It is an excellent exhibit for the whole family. You can easily spend hours roaming the grounds.

Thank Marilyn S

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