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Indian River Reptile Zoo

#6 of 50 things to do in Peterborough Features Animals
2206 RR#3 hwy# 7 | Indian River, Peterborough, Ontario K0L 2B0, Canada
+1 705-639-1443
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We had fun; lots of reptiles

Better than we'd hoped. Nice small town vibe with lots of critters. Friendly staff that answered... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Suzanne M
via mobile
Finally got there

Finally got to the Indian river reptile zoo and had a nice time, loved the crocodile walk and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oshawa, Canada
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Indian River Reptile Zoo is unique in Canada and is one of the most modern and exciting specialized animal centers in the world! Here you can see snakes, lizards, monitors, alligators, turtles, crocodiles, and even special guest animals such as monkeys and more! The animals are housed in state of the art, climate controlled facilities which were specifically designed to house reptiles.we were first and only reptile zoo to be accredited by the Canadian Association of Zoos & Aquariums (CAZA) and have remained accredited since that time. We are a non-profit charity.
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2206 RR#3 hwy# 7 | Indian River, Peterborough, Ontario K0L 2B0, Canada
+1 705-639-1443
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Better than we'd hoped. Nice small town vibe with lots of critters. Friendly staff that answered questions about the animals.

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally got to the Indian river reptile zoo and had a nice time, loved the crocodile walk and seeing the mechanic dinosaurs and with the sound affects and motions it's very realistic. A note to keep in mind ur can save $3 on admission but...More

1  Thank barefooter69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Help support the Indian River Reptile Zoo, not only do they rescue reptiles and provide life saving antidotes for snake bites. This facility has many many endangered reptiles to see plus a educational presentation of turtles and snakes, Great for everyone, especially children.

Thank squirrelcreek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great way to spend one of our mornings while visiting the area for the week. We were here for a total of 2 hours. These 2 hours included a walk through the indoor reptile exhibits, a morning presentation on some of the...More

Thank LAURA1981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our grandchildren out for the day as one of them really wanted to go. We ended up buying a season's pass as they had so much fun. We spent 5 hours out there. Watched a show on different lizards and snakes live and...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This zoo is easily found at the junction of highway #7 and county road #38. Admission is reasonable and there are lots of crocodiles, alligators, snakes and turtles on display. There are also special attractions for the children inside the zoo. And an informative show...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandson here in June and were pleasantly surprised by the state of the art enclosures especially in the croccodile/alligator house. There were many species of snakes and reptiles. They could have done a bit more with the dinosaur exhibit and the outside...More

Thank Elke C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took grandkids (4 and 10) previously two 5 year olds to the reptile zoo and they had a great time. Got to touch snakes and saw the dinosaurs that move and make for great pictures!!! The cost to get in helps to maintain the...More

Thank Randy J
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I went here with my grandson and it was very enjoyable. There were lots of snakes, crocodiles to see in the Reptile Zoo. There was also a park were they could see Dinosaurs and a big slide for the kids to use. They had picnic...More

Thank Glenys G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I have passed this zoo for many, many years and have always been curious. I finally decided to stop by and I am glad that I did. There were way more exhibits than I thought there would . The staff were very informative and helpful....More

Thank PerthDarter
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27 August 2016|
Response from WeAreAnimals | Reviewed this property |
They look permanent but there is only one way to answer your question: (705) 639-1443 Cheers,
Rose H
26 July 2015|
Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Admission rates: Adult: $20.00 Senior and Youth: $15.00 Child: $10.00 Special Needs: $15.00 Under 3: Free
Rose H
26 July 2015|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are coupons. Sorry can't remember price. Try their web site.