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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4093 8905
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Gone is my (snake) virginity

The young man who showed us around was delightful...however the establishment is far from clean or well appointed. We saw some exceptionally dangerous snakes and spiders. We were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Crystalline4u
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Traralgon, Australia
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Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I didn't even enter the place, due to the comment that was directed at me to try to get me to go in. I was suggestively asked by the owner "Do you want to come inside and touch my snake?" Absolutely not, you sicko! I would not recommend this to anyone.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This isn't for everyone I guess but I got to see snakes that were active & beautiful, the guy gave a great info talk on the work of the establishment & I got to hold a wee baby Python and a larger one too. It's a small set up, and the fee reflects this. I loved it.

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Traralgon, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The young man who showed us around was delightful...however the establishment is far from clean or well appointed. We saw some exceptionally dangerous snakes and spiders. We were able to take photos AND for the first time in my life I was able to touch a snake. I was amazed how incredible it felt. My partner wrapped the snake around... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

As a reptile keeper/enthusiast I was very excited when I learned about the venom zoo. The reality could not have been any more disappointing!! I was pleased to get to handle a python out the front before going inside, but was dismayed when the girl who handed it to me identified it as the wrong species!! The price didn't seam... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Australian Venom Zoo looks as unappealing inside (if not worse) than it does on the outside. I loved spending time in Kuranda, however, I wish I would have skipped this and spent my time and money elsewhere. The inside of the "zoo" is dark and dingy; you follow a ramp down to the bottom to find a bunch of... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

2nd time here, last visited around 7 years ago. There used to be a lot more to look at. needs to be cleaned up n tanks are dirty. Some small lighting on the ramps would be good. Not a lot is needed to make this place awesome like it once was

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Seaford, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Was not impressed by the hot tin shed with red lighting only to go down and see a few snakes in glass enclosures. And the 'tour' was seeing a few lizards and frogs and scorpians. However you can hold a snake and have your photo taken which is great. Not worth the admission price but at least something a bit... More 

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Perth, Australia
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16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

$60 for four of us to go down into what seemed like a pit to see a few snakes in cages, hard to even see them, we were down there for about 5 minutes. At least when we came up the young guy was very helpful and showed some frogs, snakes and spiders etc and talked about them, we got... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Our family of five adults (over the age of 25) visited this zoo in mid-January, and paid the entry fee of $15 each. I survived about 3 minutes before leaving in disgust at the stench and the sight of the snakes being kept in the tiniest of cages that they couldn't even uncurl in. Lots of the glass cages were... More 

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Montpellier, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Decided to go in to check all these deadly animals that hunt Australia. The most scary thing to do is pay 15$ to get in when the real fun is outside, the snakes in the basement are all asleep and not interested in visitors (not sure I'd have coped with a hissing snake anyway). Most of the spider cages are... More 

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