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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4093 8905
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We went in there expecting to see more reptile but there was only like 5 snakes but it was interesting. The tour guide gave us a bit of a rundown of the spiders and scorpions... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
marriedcouple24
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was really disappointing. Took us less than 10 minutes to see it all. Its a room with a few animals in jars when you pay in, then you go down a walkway into a dark garage with about 6 snakes in glass cases. Wouldn't advise anyone to ever go!

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Thank paddyfulham
Reading, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting place. The zoo has a very serious role collecting venom for medical purposes. It is very small but you get a very personal guided tour with the opportunity off holding various snakes and other reptiles. The leaf insect was very sweet and inoffensive. Why visit Kuranda and miss this?

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Thank Marigold19
Wanneroo, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting for such a little town, the tour guide, Josh, was very very good and knowledgeable, he showed passion and very friendly, but the owner was quite rude, interrupted in the middle of the tour. Recommend seeing, just do expect a huge zoo.

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Thank Amy B
Sydney
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely a spectacle to see the world's 5 most venomous snakes in one place! A little pricey for what you get, but still an interesting visit. The guide and owner were knowledgable and were happy to give us the chance to wrap a python around our neck for a photo.

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Thank helloblaise
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in there expecting to see more reptile but there was only like 5 snakes but it was interesting. The tour guide gave us a bit of a rundown of the spiders and scorpions which was pretty cool. My wife was kindly asked if she'd like a photo holding a python. The staff are really friendly but once is... More 

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Thank marriedcouple24
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

This relative small exhibition is quiet expensive. However in my oppinion it is good show. Especially the end of the show was very interactive. The staff is very friendly and expert. You can make photo with pithon on shoulder.

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Thank Wha L
Frisco, Texas
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11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We tried on two separate days to visit this highly marketed 'zoo' and it was closed both times. The signage was huge but we had a hard time finding it. The entrance must be the closed garage doors because the next place was someone's house where the lady next door said no one was there. I really wanted to see... More 

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Thank Charlene C
Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This zoo was a bit run down and dark with only a few animals. We arrived at 1 o'clock as the snakes were being fed. The owner gave a very informative talk about his work and the snakes.As well as this we got a guided tour of snakes, lizards, spiders and scorpions.The staff here are very passionate about the animals... More 

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Thank Woodhousefamily
Tauranga, New Zealand
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

The highlight of our day was this well-located zoo. We loved that it was eerily dark with the array of venomous reptiles and arachnids highlighted just enough so they weren't disturbed. The knowledgeable guides clearly care for the snakes, spiders, scorpions, lizards, turtles, frogs etc that could be found in the nearby natural rainforest environment. I've seen lots of reptile... More 

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Thank treajules
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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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