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“Visit If you like seeing snakes!”
Review of Snake Park

Snake Park
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Ranked #46 of 125 things to do in Nairobi
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Visit If you like seeing snakes!”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

just few days ago we had gone to join a group who were having a party hosted with the national museum premises. The signs showing the snake park are well positioned and we went here with my son after he prodded me severally. though i had this expectaions of finding a million speciaies of the reptile, it was equally amazing to see the several varieties they have with mimicked habitats. Fishes and other reptiles like the alligator, crocodiles, spiders and tortoise are also within the park. Visit If you like seeing snakes!

Visited May 2013
1 Thank DominicM969
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Holtsville, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lots of reptiles”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

If you enjoy reptiles and like to get a close up look at many highly venomous and dangerous reptiles you would not want to stumble across in the wild, then this is a place to visit. Along with the various species of snakes at this facility, it is also home to a variety of additional reptiles found through out Africa. Each enclosure provides a detailed description of the reptile you are viewing stating information such as type type of venom or poison it uses, medical uses, home range, etc. The entrance fee is relatively cheap and it will take you about a half an hour to see all of the reptiles, however after you finish there are many scenic trails to walk around outside the park along with the rest of the museum to view. So if you have some time to kill while in Nairobi, I would recommend making a quick stop at the Snake Park.

Visited April 2013
1 Thank Aaron W
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“snakes and more snakes”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Can be scary for someone who has a phobia for reptiles, however I have been there many times since my childhood and would recommend it for as you get to learn more about snakes

Thank Beatrice V
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Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Shabby and very tired.”
Reviewed April 3, 2013

Built in the 1960s and desperately in need of a facelift. Many of the snakes were in crumbling concrete "boxes" with very little attempt to recreate their natural habitats.

Other reptiles were also, I felt, kept in less than ideal conditions and only the fish and tortoises seemed content in any way.

Maybe I've been spoiled by the likes of Chester Zoo and other excellent facilities, but this place really saddened me. In fact, the only two thingss I enjoyed were the sign saying "Trespassers will be poisoned" and the exit.

Visited March 2013
2 Thank LBTuri
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Hong Kong
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“for animal lovers”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

come to kenya for animals? besides the big ones in safaris, you can see lots of reptiles here. good supplement for your safari.

Visited February 2013
1 Thank immrg
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