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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4093 8905
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$15 entry for a five minute walk and hold of the snake.

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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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 7 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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3 attraction reviews
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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 7 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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Cairns Region, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 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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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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SA
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11 attraction 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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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4093 8905
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