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Reptile World

3 Avenue East, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y4, Canada
(403) 823-8623
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Ranked #12 of 20 Attractions in Drumheller
Type: Museums
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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Notwithstanding that I hate snakes, this is a very, very good attraction, with many kinds of snakes, and our group of four to eight year old children absolutely loved it! You wouldn't expect this kind of attraction out in the middle of nowhere in a very nondescript building, but well worth your time!

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North Battleford, Canada
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44 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

For being the largest reptile exhibit in Canada it wasn't exactly what I was expecting. It is kind of run down and the animals were in small exhibits. Lots of toads and snakes. There is a HUGE alligator you should check out! There is a snake you get to hold as well to take pictures with.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband love reptiles and very enthusiastic about these creatures.... That's the only reason why I went to see this place.... The building it's self is neglected structurally. The staff are friendly. You could even hold boa constrictor upon request and take pictures with it (it's not my thing). But in fairness.... they have a wide variety of reptiles and... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Everything was closed on Monday in the town so we decided to spend the day at Reptile World. Well that plan was scrapped as they are currently under construction and not opened. None of this information was on their website and if it wasn't so close to where we were staying, I would stay it would be a waste of... More

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Stony Plain, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We always visit Reptile world when get to Drumheller. My kids love seeing all the snakes, lizards, etc. The have a great variety and the price is pretty affordable for a family of four. It is fairly outdated and really needs new flooring, paint, etc but in general is a great visit

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

this was really excellent! We got to see all sorts of snakes, lizards, alligators, turtles! I didn't even know a lot of these reptiles existed! Everybody in the family totally loved it!

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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

While they do have a large variety of reptiles I was saddened by the conditions that the bigger reptiles (tortoises, alligator and crocodile) were kept in. I didn't expect zoo quality, but the poor crocodile and alligator are in little, dirty looking pools in bare rooms. The whole place had a run down, dingy feel about it.

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Edmonton
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20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Upon arriving, the building and interior look a little worse for wear. However, if you can get past that, there are a number of snakes, lizards, frogs, alligators, and more to see. Lots to look at and read about. Not very interactive though, unless you are really lucky, then they will allow you to handle their beloved boa named Brittany.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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