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Alice Springs Reptile Centre

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The Alice Springs Reptile Centre is a privately owned park which displays an extensive range of reptiles from the Northern Territory of Australia including Terry the Saltwater crocodile and large Perentie Goannas. The talk and handling sessions are...more
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9 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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All reviews bearded dragon olive python saltwater crocodile blue tongue lizard venomous snakes thorny devils snake bite blue tongued behind glass great collection on display great for kids informative talk well worth the visit couple of hours flying doctors desert park
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this centre during December which is a very quiet month. This is a fantastic time to go if you want the entire place to yourselves and you get to have a one on one experience holding a snake and reptiles....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Georgina H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn’t have any expectations before we went to the reptile center. Sienna was one of the best guides I ever had on a tour. She was incredibly knowledgeable about reptiles. They had snakes, one crocodile and lizards. She also taught us the difference between...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carolinelundberg71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must do! Hopefully Rex is there to give you a guided tour. He is the owner. One of the most knowledgeable, passionate and interesting people I met in Australia. He will talk about poisonous snakes. He will let you hold some of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annette M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really interesting place with loads of exhibits, lots of reptiles to view and even handle a few. We stayed for the talk which was really excellent, informative, funny and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, snakes have never been a great love of mine but I wound up with a very long rainbow python around my neck and I didn't even mind. I also held a blue tongued skink and a bearded dragon. Our guide's interaction with the crocodile...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small but worthwhile sanctuary endeavor. Not everyone can deal with reptiles but the staff at this place make it seem so cool and amazing. They really care for their animals and know everything about them. Call ahead and go during a presentation but if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank moviesundies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did find this place a bit disappointing. We did saw everything (twice) in a half hour. Compared with Alice Spings Desert Park with also reptiles, along with many other animals for $32 I do find this Reptile Centre expensive. The crocodile is prisoned in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 341JanT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this as part of an organised tour. The person who showed us around (Andrew I think his name was), was very knowledgeable about a whole range of reptiles. This included Crocodiles (and how to be wary of the saltwater type), a wide variety...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located in the middle of Alice is a comprehensive display of the various reptilian residents of central Australia. There were a surprising number of venomous snakes behind glass and lizards in open pens outside. Also included is a hands on presentation where visitors can handle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RPWMJG
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This was my favourite place in Alice. The staff loved the reptiles and it shows. The reptiles get time out in the sun during the day is impressive. We saw some of the lizards being fed...that was fun to watch. The presentation is worth staying...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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