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Canberra Reptile Zoo

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Address: O'Hanlon Place,, Nicholls 2004, Australia
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+61 2 6253 8533
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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We didn't think it would be that good but was much bigger than we thought. There were lizards on display that you could touch and a python too. One volunteer lady was going around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Casey P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't think it would be that good but was much bigger than we thought. There were lizards on display that you could touch and a python too. One volunteer lady was going around with a Boa Constrictor and stopped for a chat, even put the snake around us so we could get photos and such. Was really great with... More 

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Thank Casey P
Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say I was impressed with this Reptile park. Service was average, prices expensive for what they have. Found the Reptile park pretty run down, one particular enclosure (crocodile one) was pretty small for the crocodile with minimal water. The enclosure itself was leaking and had water coming out of the tank with towels left lying on the ground. Dangerous... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the reptile zoo just before we left Canberra. It's so interesting there are Goannas wandering around and you can touch the lizards in their enclosures. There are staff member walking around with lizards, a baby crocodile and snakes. We loved it!

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Thank Meeegsx
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took our 2.y year old here as he had just been learning about snakes at daycare. Fair to say he loved it, so much so we had a tantrum when we tried to leave. The place is not big, but it is great for kids as they get to touch and feel the reptiles.

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Thank Simon H
Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The family loved going here. You get to see venomous and non venomous snakes. Pat a python, bearded dragon, goanna or blue tongue lizard. You might be lucky like we were to see the dwarf crocodile being fed. Outside there is a play area for the kids as well.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Won't here after Cockington Green, reasonable entry fee, hands on experience with some of the reptiles. Kids loved it.

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Thank DebG P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Love it! Wasn't expecting too much because the entry was so cheap but it was great! You can interact with the animals and the keepers are there to answer all your questions. The kids got to hold a snake and weren't at all scared. Thanks for having us. It was a great morning activity.

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Thank Broookeee
Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We quite enjoyed this place as it was small and intimate. There wasn't hundreds and hundreds of various species to look at. The keepers were walking around holding the reptiles and encouraging everyone to come up and touch them. The Boa Constrictor eating a chicken was incredibly fascinating, however, you do need to be there at the right time to... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have never visited before but will definitely be going back. We were very impressed by how hands on this experience was. Our girls handled bearded dragons, shingleback lizards, blue tongues and snakes.... They loved walking with the goannas and patting them. Then we enjoyed playing in the playground outside..... This was a bit of a hidden gem for us.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have visit a lot out attractions like this and I would have to say this was the closest you get to the exhibits. There are opportunitites for the kids to touch the reptiles and the staff were enthusiastic, knowledgable and were genuinley happy to tell the kids all about the animals.

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