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Phoenix Herpetological Society

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This was the surprise night of our trip to Scottsdale. Highly interactive. Extremely I formative... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Darren Q
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Reptiles Galore

Visited today with my husband and two grandsons, 3 and 4 years old. It was better than I had... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
93rose
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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The Phoenix Herpetological Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is a statewide facility that includes a surrender facility, education program, summer camps and rescue and rehabilitation. Visit over 1700 reptiles in their natural...more
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

This was the surprise night of our trip to Scottsdale. Highly interactive. Extremely I formative and a lot of fun. I highly recommend bringing the family.

Thank Darren Q
Katelyn G, Outreach Admin at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Hello Darren! Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad that you and your family had fun! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

My wife yelled at me for giving this just 4 stars. To me, five star is one of the best in the country. As good as this was, I don’t think it equaled that of much bigger and fancier reptile places. That being said it...More

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Katelyn G, Outreach Admin at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Hello Rich! While we agree with your wife :) , we understand your logic on rating us! Thank you so much for taking the time to come see us and for giving a review in general! I will make sure to tell the tortoises that...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my husband and two grandsons, 3 and 4 years old. It was better than I had expected due to the variety and number of reptiles. Olivia, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable and showed her enthusiasm and love for all of the...More

Thank 93rose
Katelyn G, Outreach Administrator at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Hello! Thank you SO much for your review and for your kind words! I will share this post with Olivia. The reptiles can't wait to have you back! :)

Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Kaz, a male Russian Tortoise raced into my sis-in-law's carport in March 2018. We did not know Kaz was a Russian or Desert Tortoise but the Arizona Game and Fish tortoise web page helped us determine he is an endangered mideast species, not an endangered...More

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Katelyn G, Outreach and Office Admin. at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! You were wonderful to talk to! Our tour prices are $20 Adults $15 Children $15 Seniors 0-3 Years old are free Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed February 13, 2018

From start to finish this was a marvelous and unique experience. The entire staff: Alex, Joe and Olivia were outstanding. In a few weeks my wife and I are headed back for another "curator's assistant" experience.

Thank gnathosce
Katelyn G, Outreach and Office Admin at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We enjoyed having you visit us!

Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful experience to see the reptiles of all sizes and species. The facility is on a privately owned property. There are many tanks of tortoises in front to be seen. The crocodile tanks are small but interesting and the amazing sight of a croc...More

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Katelyn G, Outreach and Office Admin at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed November 17, 2017

we were fortunate to be able to have a tour of the PHS--our guide was Joe who was wonderful and answered all the endless questions we had. if you have a chance do not miss

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Katelyn G, Manager at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We loved having you here and hope to see you in the future. Hope you have a wonderful holiday season!

Reviewed October 21, 2017

Second visit with grand children and learn new things each time, great Photo ops. Oliva is the best. Irritated at waiting because they are very clear-out of consideration for others you are to arrive 15 minutes ahead of time to fill out paper work and...More

Thank UWLAW68
Katelyn G, Outreach and Office Administrator at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you so much for your review! Olivia is so amazing and we are so lucky and grateful to have her on our team! I will pass your kind words along! Thanks again and see you soon!

Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

I was introduced to Phoenix Herpetological Society through my friend's child - and thank goodness I was given the opportunity to see the wonderful safe-haven of this animal sanctuary. I highly recommend taking your children, teens, and out of town guests to PHS. Not only...More

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crystiebaker, Director of Education & Outreach at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you so much for the incredibly kind words and for helping spread the word about what we do! We hope to see you again soon! =)

Reviewed June 27, 2017

My grandson, Caleb, age 13, attended a week of day camp at the Phoenix Herpetological Society headquarters in Scotsdale, Arizona. He is crazy about lizards, snakes, tortoises, etc. and the camp did not fail to thrill him! Each day, they focused on a different animal...More

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crystiebaker, Director of Education & Outreach at Phoenix Herpetological Society, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad that he enjoyed it and we hope to see all of you again soon! =)

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NumeroUnoNana
March 13, 2018|
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Response from gnathosce | Reviewed this property |
The place is really fantastic. Contact the Phoenix Herpetological Society directly for details.
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Response from Katelyn G | Property representative |
It is $20 for adults (ages 18 - 54), $15 for seniors (ages 55+), $15 for children (ages 4 - 17), and free for toddlers (ages 3 & under).
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