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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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9 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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Reviewed 25 September 2012

Though you might see reptiles and wildlife elsewhere there is no other place like this centre. We were treated to up close encounters with snakes, lizards and the wonderful Horny Devil. It was very informative and well maintained and worth the entrt fee. It took...More

Thank outhere_68
Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2012

Hi outhere, thanks for the wonderful comments. I am glad you had such a great time at our place. We are a smallish reptile park but pack a big punch when it comes to fun and education with some great animals on display.

Reviewed 21 September 2012

If you have children with you in Alice Srings this is a must see! Lots of skinks, snakes, goannas and thorny devils. A tame goanna wanders between two rooms for patting. Best of all though is being phographed holding a python and holding a small...More

Thank Erob5
Reviewed 19 September 2012

This place is small and not very imposing but what it lacks in appearance it makes up for in the knowledge of the staff. It's obvious that these people love and respect their reptiles and their enthusiasm is catching. I even found myself handling the...More

Thank Batman2120
Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2012

Hi Batman, thanks for the review. We were surveyed in 2011 by Tourism Research Australia as the best place to visit in Alice. The knowledge and friendliness of our staff scored very highly. I am very proud of my place and my staff one of...More

Reviewed 13 September 2012

It's a great place and I love that there. Never miss when the snakes are brought out of the enclosure, I also like the feeding.

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Reviewed 10 September 2012

This was a great experience - the first time we ever handled a snake and lizards. The reptile show (every day at 11 and 1 p.m.) was excellent - the staff very informative and willing to give everyone a chance to hold and feel as...More

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Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2012

Hi golouis99, thank you for visiting us and great to see you had a fantastic time. I will apologise for the snake making a mess on you, please consider this as good luck! Was the snake you held Cargo by any chance? Best thing is...More

Reviewed 8 September 2012

This centre is small true, as the previous reviewer complained, but it was perfect for us. We took or 2 yo and 3 yo sons, and it was perfectly big enough and exciting for us. Terry the crocodile as asleep and my boys wanted to...More

Thank rachaelOz
Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2012

Hi rachaelOz, thank you for your review and for visiting us. Yes, we are small in size but as you found out we do pack a punch and most people love our place due to the fact that we are able to spend more time...More

Reviewed 5 September 2012

Very small and absolutely not what we expexted. Of course you can Hold a snake but in a Reptile Centre with only One crocodile....More

Thank Kaedda
Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2012

Hi Kaedda, I was very surprised to read your review. We are a small place, however this gives us more time to interact with our visitors. This is why we were surveyed last year by Tourism Research Australia as the best attraction in Alice Springs...More

Reviewed 3 September 2012

The staff are so welcoming and informative. We were made welcome and comfortable and the host was quick to judge the comfort levels of thoae presentMore

Thank DaffyAKL
Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2012

Hi DaffyAKL, thank you for visiting us. Last year we were surveyed by Tourism Research Australia and we were thrilled to be placed as the number one attraction in Alice. The survey covered numerous aspects of the business and we were voted number one in...More

Reviewed 29 August 2012

Our tour was given by Rex, the owner, who was phenomonal in his enthusiasm, He was very knowledgable about the deadly nature of the snakes but also gave some tidbits on how to react if approached. Very informative. He even has a live crocodile on...More

Thank campbell_jamesn
Rex N, Owner at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2012

Hi campbell_jamesn, thanks for the complements on my tour. We think our little place is pretty special and people have loads of fun and I'm so glad you did. Thank you for visiting us.

Reviewed 21 August 2012

Make sure you find the times for the meet and greet session. This will allow you to hold some of the reptiles they have at the Centre. Make sure you take a camera to prove you held the reptiles. The Blue Tongue Lizard is the...More

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