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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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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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A good place to kill some time.

Good for spending some time in Alice, especially for kids. There is a big crocodile, which may be amusing. Other than that, one might find a lot of different snakes (which they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Good for spending some time in Alice, especially for kids. There is a big crocodile, which may be amusing. Other than that, one might find a lot of different snakes (which they lecture you on), plus assures at least some exciting pictures with a python hanging around your neck.

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Turin, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Not so bug but full of reptiles! Furthermore there is the possibility to "play" with some snakes! Really interesting and recommended!

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a small business and, I think, in need of funds to update their cages/enclosures. But in saying that, the children really enjoyed learning about all the reptiles from their handlers and loved being able to pat or hold them. It was a lot of hands-on fun.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I don't normally go to these places, looking at reptiles in boxes doesn't interest me. What I have always wanted to do is to come into contact with these beautiful creatures. Being able to touch some large lizards was great. The best part was having a 2m Olive Python wrapped around me. Note: 2m is still small, they can grow... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Alice Springs is an excellent town to visit. You almost feel you've travelled back in time. After our visit to Uluru (Ayres Rock) take time out to visit the reptile centre, there are some very unusual critters to view.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The prospect of visiting these places is always exciting, but unforunately (like many others) the Alice Springs Reptile Centre's cages for their animals were far too small. The poor croc that had been in captivity for 15+ years was in an extremely shallow pool that he could barely swim around in. We visited the reptile presentation where poor animals were... More 

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

Hi Ellie P thank you for visiting us. we are a small family run (and funded) Reptile Centre. Reptiles are my passion. I spend my life educating people about these misunderstood creatures. During our shows people are able to interact with our animals which builds up an empathy between them and the reptiles so hopefully when people walk out our... More 

Broome, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This Retile Centre is a real gem of a tour to do. You are given the opportunity to interact with some reptiles at the initial part of the tour. The information is very interesting and there is a great variety of snakes , lizards etc to view plus the resident croc. A great introduction for children as well in a... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I visited the Reptile Centre, specifically to see a thorny devil, and I was not disappointed. Also saw lots of snakes, lizards and 'Terry the Saltwater Crocodile'. He would have to be the most pampered crocodile, as the water is heated to the temperature of Darwin Harbour, where he came from. Thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A must see where you not only get to see up close but get to touch and hold some of the residence. Miss Ruby who greets you at the door who is a goanna. Likes a pay on the back but bother head or her tail. Terry the crocodile. a rather large snake that you can hold. Amazing place for... More 

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Picton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great staff who know their animals. Look out for the Spencer monitor roaming free in the building. A place where you can view live Thorny devils.

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Additional Information about Alice Springs Reptile Centre

Address: Nine Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8952 8900
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 13

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