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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4093 8905
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Needs some work but a bit different

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Stacey K
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Seaford, South Australia, Australia
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Seaford, South Australia, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Needs a little bit of polish to get it to be real tourist worthy. $15.00 to see a few snakes, and spiders and more photos and pictures, which you can see in a book or on-line. Well for what it is worth and you want a photo holding a snake, then see this place.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We came here with international visitors and they loved seeing so many deadly Australians in one place. The downstairs is a little dark, dusty and dingy but if you like spiders and snakes you won't mind the dark surrounds. Visitors can also hold a massive snake and have a picture taken for free.

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Mandaluyong, Rizal, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The collection is small, with the small insects and reptiles in the front and the bigger animals downstairs, what makes the place worth it is the guided tour and the picture with the water python. A bit pricey for the 15AUD entrance fee, but the place's got potential (good concept, enthusiastic staff) and I'm putting my money on it. Since... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had arrived at the so called "ZOO" and where welcomed by the owner with a smoke in the mouth no shirt on yelling at the young male employees.... As we continued to walk down the dark and lonely road to the bottom of the dungeon we where amazed by the 5 snakes awaitin us.....if I had a known that,... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Went to this so called "zoo" today, very dirty enclosures, very unsafe heating for the venomous snakes (of the 4 that were there) the guide only seemed interested in proving that he's not scared of handling the snakes. The whole place was very run down & is in need of an upgrade. Absolute waste of $30 for my partner &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

After seeing the man with the snake out the front of the zoo, and the way he was interacting with the people , we decided to see the zoo for ourselves. After paying $10 each for a family of four , we went down stairs into a dark room and saw a variety of snakes and lizards. At this stage... More 

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