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Alice Springs Reptile Centre

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Address: Nine Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8952 8900
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Four-wheeling
Description: The Alice Springs Reptile Centre is a privately owned park which displays...
The Alice Springs Reptile Centre is a privately owned park which displays an extensive range of reptiles from the Northern Territory of Australia including Terry the Saltwater crocodile and large Perentie Goannas. The talk and handling sessions are a must and are at 11am, 1pm and 3.30Pm daily.
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The best reptile talk

Ensure you are there for the talk. The man that runs the business is the best presenter I have seen, His information he tells you is VERY informative and will save lives. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Peter M
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Ensure you are there for the talk. The man that runs the business is the best presenter I have seen, His information he tells you is VERY informative and will save lives. A must for anyone that can afford the small entry fee. True value for money - a small site but great owner makes up for it. Many open... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Great setup as you are very close to the reptiles although the price is quite expensive for such a small set up it takes no more than 30-60 minutes to see it all and at $16:50 an adult not value for money .

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

As it was on our trip(a town like alice)we when ,we are not zoo people so wasn't looking forward to it,I am proved wrong it was the highlight of the trip.The guy in charge was knowledgeable and made it so interesting,never thought reptiles were so interesting.A must if you go to Alice Springs

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We visited the Reptile Centre during our stay and it was a highlight of our trip! Very good range of reptiles and the staff were awesome. Would highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

As locals my boyfriend and I decided a visit here would be fun. We attended the 11am show which was fantastic. Shay was great with the reptiles and very knowledgeable. There were a lot of families with kids there. When it was time to handle the animals it was very busy and you couldn't really get in to have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A friend recommended I visit this attraction a while back. I finally made it there today & it was definitely worth the wait. Pleasant greeting. Straightforward information leaflet. Although it seemed small from the outside, I managed to spend 2-2.5h here which included the demonstration. This is the reason for my 5 stars. I learnt so much and opted to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The Alice Springs Reptile Centre has significantly expanded since my last visit quite a few years ago. New additions are Ruby (the free wandering goanna), a lonely looking crocodile, and a fantastic gecko room. This place would definitely rate 5-stars if they'd let me handle a Thorny Devil again. I'd driven a 9-hour return trip for this sole purpose, and... More 

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Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for revisiting and for your feedback. In relation to holding a Thorny Devil we have not allowed the public to handle them for many years. Even the staff handle them as little as possible. Unfortunately Thorny Devils do not take well to handling and are easily stressed which is why no longer do it. In our public shows... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Sara's (ranger?) enthusiasm for snakes is commendable. Learnt quite a few things about Australian snakes that I never knew. They are more poisonous than their overseas cousins but less dangerous. Why? Got to visit this reptile centre to find out.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Alice Springs Reptile Centre looks to be a refurbished big house. It has a reception and 2 main Rooms and courtyard some reptiles. There was a reptile incide called Ruby. The staff were very kind. A lady staff was very kind and helped me to have photos taken with Thony Devel holding on my palm and with 7 kg phython... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The demonstration was interesting and educational, holding the reptiles was the highlight. something not to be missed, we all loved it!

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