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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4093 8905
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Cheap but only very few animals. Announced were spiders, scorpions and centipeds, but we were shown only a few spiders, 1 scorpion and no centiped. The cages were too far away to... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Run down, dark and about 8 snakes. Could see a spider. A waste of $15. I could go on and on but it would be wasting my time.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

absolute waste of money. outrageous cost for 5 minutes and very few venomous animals to see. should have asked for money back, but just wanted to get out of there.

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Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Cheap but only very few animals. Announced were spiders, scorpions and centipeds, but we were shown only a few spiders, 1 scorpion and no centiped. The cages were too far away to be looked at their content properly.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

The owner is passionate about his work with the snakes and yes the place seems a bit run down and dark, but dont snakes like hiding in heat? I am not a big fan of them but after chatting outside we went in. Given own time to see the snakes and frogs downstairs, which best to view and photo from... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Unfortunately their is little to see here for your $15. As mentioned by previous reviews it takes little over 5 mins to walk around this "zoo". You head downstairs and their are a handful of different snakes in smallish homemade cages that you can't see into and a few turtles on the far wall in tanks. When you return upstairs... More 

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Norway
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

There is a wall with photos and newspaper articles on Steve Irwin in the Australian Venom Zoo. If Steve Irwin knew they were using him like this, I'm sure he would've been furious, because this snake dungeon is everything he'd hate: The animals don't have much space, it's dark and overall feels very dodgy. We were there for five minutes,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Really helpful and knowledgable staff. Zoo is obviously run on a shoestring and facilities are basic but the staff were great and our boys learnt so much and were really buzzing after their visit. Well worth it-better than some of the flashier places.

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Gosford, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I took my 8year old grandson and he loved it, quite dark and eerie with great collection of creepy crawlies. At the end there is a wonderful 'hands on' section which included snakes. Great photos and staff was really informative.Would recommend.

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Malvern Victoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

let yourself be convinced that spider are actually not as scary as you think. the owner of this place (sorry cant remember his name), is totally hands on. he has enormous respect for all the creatures in his care and wants to help the public learnt to respect them more. its not a glamorous place, but worth spending time there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The young guy that told us a bit about the spiders and snakes was fantastic, and he's the only reason this attraction gets any stars at all. Otherwise it's a walk down three ramps to see 4-5 snakes in a box (some of which we've seen in the wild anyway) then a quick browse of some spiders and a scorpion... More 

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