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Canberra Reptile Zoo

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Address: O'Hanlon Place,, Nicholls 2004, Australia
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+61 2 6253 8533
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Good place to introduce kids to Reptiles

This place is walk-able distance from Dinosaur park. A good place to introduce kids to reptile world. There is an entry fee to the park. There is a small crocodile, lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is walk-able distance from Dinosaur park. A good place to introduce kids to reptile world. There is an entry fee to the park. There is a small crocodile, lot of different types of frogs. You get a chance to see pythons, ( you can handle it if you want ), most venomous snake in the earth; brown snake... More 

Thank jimchacko
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A great place to visit with the kids! Not a huge cost to get in but wow a lot of reptiles to see. Even able to touch some of the reptiles in their displays. We had young children with us and they loved it!!!!

Thank Sarah W
Canberra, Australia
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not one of the biggest wild life part you will ever see, but it is nice and compact. The fact you can see the reptiles up close and able to touch some of them is great, and you don't get to do that in many other reptile parks. The place can do with some reno though as it... More 

Thank Kakui C
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our daughter's 5th birthday party here today. The reptile show put on for the children was fantastic. Very engaging and informative. The kids had a great time touching and learning about the animals. The party rooms are great, everything you need. A tour of the reptile zoo followed the party, kids and parents loved it all. Highly recommended!

Thank Happychat
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Took the kids here and they had lots of fun. The overall experience was good as they got to touch and feel some of the snakes, turtle and lizards. There is also an outdoor reptile themed play area for the kids which for them even more excited.

Thank Intiyaz A
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Took our two year old through. Apart from a baby croc startling and scaring her it was all great. I think the little croc had just as big a fright as she did. Staff were very friendly and helpful, they obviously have a passion for their work and animals. The owner had a talk with us as we were leaving,... More 

Thank Trish G
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 11, 2017

We didn't think it would be that good but was much bigger than we thought. There were lizards on display that you could touch and a python too. One volunteer lady was going around with a Boa Constrictor and stopped for a chat, even put the snake around us so we could get photos and such. Was really great with... More 

Thank Casey P
Perth, Australia
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Can't say I was impressed with this Reptile park. Service was average, prices expensive for what they have. Found the Reptile park pretty run down, one particular enclosure (crocodile one) was pretty small for the crocodile with minimal water. The enclosure itself was leaking and had water coming out of the tank with towels left lying on the ground. Dangerous... More 

Thank Materia2013
Bathurst, Australia
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We went to the reptile zoo just before we left Canberra. It's so interesting there are Goannas wandering around and you can touch the lizards in their enclosures. There are staff member walking around with lizards, a baby crocodile and snakes. We loved it!

Thank Meeegsx
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We took our 2.y year old here as he had just been learning about snakes at daycare. Fair to say he loved it, so much so we had a tantrum when we tried to leave. The place is not big, but it is great for kids as they get to touch and feel the reptiles.

Thank Simon H

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