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Alice Springs Reptile Centre

#6 of 76 things to do in Alice Springs Features Animals
9 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8952 8900
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The Alice Springs Reptile Centre is a privately owned park which displays an extensive range of reptiles from the Northern Territory of Australia including Terry the Saltwater crocodile and large Perentie Goannas. The talk and handling sessions are a must and are at 11am, 1pm and 3.30Pm daily.
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9 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8952 8900
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour of the Reptile Centre. Make sure you meet Terry. He is Terrifically Terrifying. Worth the time. Kids will kearn so much and get to hold some of the reptiles as well

Thank liliperry
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The reptile centre is a worthwhile stop in Alice Springs. It is not large, but has lots of interesting reptiles and snakes to see, including Terry the crocodile. Each enclosure has a good description of the occupant and where it is found in the wild....More

1  Thank DougHfx
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This centre is very interesting and you get to get up close to all types of snakes. The instructor is very informative and explains what to do and not to do when confronted with a snake Terry the crocodile is scary

2  Thank scumming2017
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went on a tour. Its a small place. Told us all about the animals etc but didn't take any out of cages like a snake etc.More

Thank Andrea M
Rex N, Manager at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hi Andrea, Thanks for your review! We are a small place here but we take pride in housing approximately 50 different species of reptiles and over 100 individuals on display. We also do a lot of behind the scenes work as well, as we are...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I came here as part of a tour group.The lady at the centre who gave the tour was excellent and informative.I learnt a lot about reptiles and what to do if I encountered one in the wild.This is a must see for those who visit...More

Thank Danno77smith
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Rex knows his stuff when it comes to reptiles. He is true believer and has a passion for what he believes in. I'm sure his knowledge has downsized many a tricky situation.

Thank h h
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We managed to squeeze in this before our flight to Adelaide and so glad we did. It's definitely good education for both young and old especially in seeing up close at the different types of snakes and knowing the difference between venomous and poisonous. The...More

Thank LifetimeJourneys
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Being wrapped by a 7.5 kilo pyton has never been on my list of things to experience - as a matter of fact being wrapped by any kind of pyton has never been on my list - but as my last minute decision to swing...More

Thank Adele H
Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for your review, glad that you had a good time and decided to cuddle one of our Olive Pythons. In regards to Terry's (saltwater crocodile) enclosure size, it is up to Parks and Wildlife standards and regulations. The bars around the enclosure are...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was quite interesting with a variey of snakes and lizards on display. There was also an alligator in a tank indoors and a very large crocodile it an outdoor enclosure.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a great place to see reptiles, snakes and other mammals that crawl and run along the ground. It is a fabulous place for young children and their parents to share the fun of learnings and seeing.

Thank sirhcPhoenix
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