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Dragon Rock Reptile Centre

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Furry, scaly and slithering fun!

If you love animals as much as I do, this is certainly the place to be! Quaint, beautifully set up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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Crawling highlights in the Berg.

We visited early morning (10am tour). The tour leader was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and showed a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Dragon Rock Reptile Centre is situated in the heart of the beautiful Drakensberg in Kwazulu Natal. We are a nature and reptile centre. We believe education is the most powerful weapon with which we can change the world around us. That is why we...more
R 600 Champagne Castle Road, Winterton 3340, South Africa
+27 82 955 1404
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love animals as much as I do, this is certainly the place to be! Quaint, beautifully set up and nestled at the foot of the Drakensberg mountains is this animal sanctuary where the love and care for all creatures great and small is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited early morning (10am tour). The tour leader was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and showed a genuine love for the various reptiles and animals in the Centre. The grandkids were allowed to touch and interact with the Tortoises, lizards, chameleons, selected snakes, šŸ•·, Ferrets and birds...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 614allany
Reviewed May 9, 2019

If you want a hands on experience, then this is it. Your guide is so knowledgeable on all his pets and shares so much information with you. I am not a keen person on snakes, but i managed to hold one or two. I even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pammills9
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Our visit to the centre was amazing. Our 3 children loved all the stories of the guide and were very happy that they could touch and look at all these these different species from close by. The centre of next to the bird of prey...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Spien
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Learnt some interesting facts about reptiles we would not think too much of otherwise. Interesting, informative and interactive. The guide was friendly and eager to educate. Although we said we weren't going to, we held some of the reptiles because we felt comfortable enough to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

Slightly wacky place full of all kinds of snakes, reptiles, spiders, crocodiles, ferrets etc.. The proprietor shows you around and handles all the animals. You can, if you want, handle pythons, spiders and other snakes if you want but that's not compulsory! Well worth a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MartinC209
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Visited this place with children during our trip to the area. It is essential to book since space is limited. there is a huge collection of reptiles and other critters like spiders and small mammals. You get the chance to touch huge spiders, chameleon, pythons...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank msjvanrooy
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Corneel Rocks! This guy is super knowledgeable and really cares about every animal in his care. Personal interaction with snakes, spiders and all sorts of amazing critters. A must do if you are in the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Enricod1609
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

We have been to several reptile centers across SA, but none like this one. We were sceptical, but pleasantly surprised. His passion for and knowledge of reptiles is amazing. Very interesting and highly interactive experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 133madeleinl
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Come and overcome your fears. Spiders, snakes and other creatures in an individual nicely maintained environment. Weā€™d do it again.

Date of experience: December 2018
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R70 per adult and R50 under 12, absolutely worth it.