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Australian Venom Zoo

8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
07-4093 8905
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Ranked #12 of 12 attractions in Kuranda
Type: Zoos
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

The title says it all.....don't go there! It's dirty, dark, miserable and not worth 2 bob! The owner should be ashamed and the authorities should close it down.

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Qld
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW via mobile

Tossed up whether to go here or the butterfly sanctuary and as we had been to see the butterflies before we thought we would give this a go It was a complete waste of money we went downstairs to a dark room past closes doors we could hear "love her madly" by the doors echoing through the building. At the... More

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is a complete waste of money! As my partner and myself were walking past this 'zoo' there was a man standing out the front with a python around his neck, he let us pat and touch the snake than asks us if we would like to look inside.Thinking we could have a complimentary browse. We had a look than... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

When we arrived in Kuranda and realised there was a venom zoo, we were excited. After paying we went downstairs. I quite like the darkness and red light of the place which really added to our anticipation. We got to the bottom and saw a couple of frogs in small tanks and then about five snakes in glass enclosures. The... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Well I really wish I had checked trip advisor before wasting my money on this place as the reviews below are spot on. Dark, dingy, 5 snakes and a clutter of filthy tanks of which I have no idea what if anything were in them. This place is truly selling snake oil, don't buy into their gimmicks and don't waste... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I went here with my Mum and sister, excited to see lots of venomous animals! From the outside it looked interesting. But there was a large turtle in a VERY cramp tank outside to try and "entice" people in. I wish we didn't fall for it. It was like a collection of this guy's pets. My family and I own... More

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cairns
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Just had the experience of visiting here, so dissapointed! 6 snakes in average enclosures thay are hard to view. Children xan not see anything as too high. Dingy, dark and overprices at 15 per person. Man out front welcoming was crap and told us he would explain few things then didnt bother. Not to mention the dodgy 3 story ramp... More

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Gold Coast QLD
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

A dark unclean shed, few exhibits, dont use the title "zoo", this place is nothing more than an inconvenient wallet emptier. the only reason we stayed 20 minutes was for the snake photo. (our tour guide was bullied by his employer and we had to sit through 10 minutes of drunken abuse to get the photo). ****************** STAY AWAY***********************************

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

What a joke. About half a dozen snakes. Dirty as hell. A couple of spiders and the guy who gave us the information was incorrect on a lot of his facts. Waste of money!!!!!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Dirty, dingy and unprofessional, the most disappointing depressing display I've ever wasted my money on

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