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Reptile World

3 Avenue East, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y4, Canada
(403) 823-8623
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Drumheller
Type: Museums
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I was absolutely disappointed. My first time there and I left angry. This place is a huge health violation, violates fire code, & the reptiles are not properly taken care of. We saw black mold in the dishes of some, and the water for the crocs and titles were filthy. The windows to see were extremely dirty, poor ventilation for... More

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

If your interest is in reptiles this a place to go. Expect it to smell a little inside which is normal in a reptile environment. They have snakes, lizards, crocodiles, frogs, and turtles you would never expect to see. One of the turtles on display is very similar to the prehistoric turtle. I was amazed at the different species of... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
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51 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

What an amazing place to learn about so many reptiles from around the world. Affordable, too. But the cages are so small, the facility needs a paint job and cleaning up, and I can't help wonder if the reptiles have any kind of quality in life with the dirty water in the large cages for crocodiles and alligators (not sure... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Like others, I had some time to waste, and they were open for a bit. Price seemed reasonable so I poked my head in. There were a lot of animals, with good info provided. However, I felt the enclosures were dated, the building had a horrible odour, and I generally left a little 'creeped' out...

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4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Different kind of reptiles,I enjoyed that. The place could use good cleaning & upgrading, the tanks very dirty. Carpets floors not clean

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Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

From outside and ticket counter it looks like nothing great but man I was blow away. Cool stuff. Every kind of snake, poison frogs, alligator, turtles, a huge and condo and Python. We loved it. That place should splurge on a new colourful paint job and it would be much nicer looking.

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Okanagan, BC, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This one is tough to review, because it's hard to see animals confined to captivity, but on the other hand, it's amazing to be able to appreciate things close up that you would likely never normally encounter. We felt bad looking at the crocodiles, caymans and other large animals in small, rather sparse looking cages.....in a building that looks like... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stopped here because had an hour or so spare in Drumheller and were very glad that we did. Very interesting collection (especially of the monitor lizards, and generally well laid out. Staff helpful and enthusiastic. Only slight complaint - the publicity material seemed rather out of date.

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Regina, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Mixed review for this place - on the one hand, they have a great variety of reptiles and amphibians on display, and it's a great place to take the kids if you want to see some snakes & crocodiles up close. But on the other hand, the displays themselves are small (maybe too small for some of the animals?), appear... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I had read the mixed reviews of this attraction but was curious enough so we checked it out yesterday It was very informative and interesting but as an adult I saw many things lacking in the facility itself. The variety of species is quite impressive which would require specialists or those familiar with the the requirements of the species itself.... More

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