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Address: 8955 S Hwy 16, Rapid City, SD 57709
Phone Number: +1 605-342-5873
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World-renowned adventure park, Reptile Gardens is a must-see family...

World-renowned adventure park, Reptile Gardens is a must-see family attraction no matter what your age. We maintain the finest collection of tropical plants, colorful flowers, and exotic reptiles anywhere - we have more species and subspecies of venomous reptiles than any other zoo or park in the world!

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This is the second time we've brought our young daughter to Reptile Gardens! It's beautiful, with its diverse botanicals and reptiles. We really enjoyed the snake show. The man... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we've brought our young daughter to Reptile Gardens! It's beautiful, with its diverse botanicals and reptiles. We really enjoyed the snake show. The man doing the show was funny and informative. A great place no matter your age.

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Thank Vanessa W
Whitefish, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our grandson loves this place - some or most displays could use a MAJOR overhaul and remodel, but honest the kids don't notice and they delight in this place.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have lived here a year and just got around to visiting Reptile Gardens with family visitors. I was very impressed. They have an extensive collection of reptiles from all over the world. In some instances, Reptile Gardens is one of only a couple locations in the US with some species. Very family friendly.

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our son is really into lizards right now - this place was well designed and contained a huge variety of reptiles. the staff was friendly and knowledgable and even off season had a number of attractions open that would have normally been closed this time of year. Highly recommend!

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Beloit, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This location also included a botanical garden and is fantastic for only adults or families. You need to see the 14-16 foot alligator and the large tortoises. This place was fantastic.

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harrisburg, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went by myself today and stayed 4 hours because Reptile Gardens is GREAT! There is such a variety...lots and lots of snakes, crocs and alligators, giant bugs, birds, orchids, bald eagle, giant tortoises, prairie dogs, and way in the back, a kookaburra. (I felt sorry for him because he was out of the way and alone. As soon as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Perhaps a little pricey, but very cool and educational. We enjoyed both the outdoor and indoor exhibits, and the bird and snake shows. Petting the giant tortoises was a highlight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I took my 17 year old daughter off season on a nice day and we really enjoyed it. The snake show is a must! Everyone should visit the gift shop too. We walked around for over an hour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Defiantly a must see!!! The reptiles were awesome, the shows were great and everyone in the gift shop was friendly. Went with my family and not one person had a bad thing to say. Price of entrance was reasonable and you get to see so many different species.

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Lebanon, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Really nice staff. When we went here it was off season. The crocodile show was closed. They still had bird and reptile shows. Good for all ages. The have a Prairie Dog area that was really neat. You can go underground and go into a plexi glass dome. Yoiu can get really close to them. The bald eagle was great... More 

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