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Kinyonga Reptile Center

#7 of 22 things to do in Hoedspruit Features Animals
R527, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 795 5203
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Great place to visit

The reptile center is worth a visit. The cages of the shown reptiles are quite ok a and interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Fabulous place

These people are really serious about what they are doing and so very knowledgeable. Learnt so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Conservation through education and research, volunteering and internship placements. We have a diverse variety of local and exotic reptiles, amphibians and arachnids on display. Open to the public seven days a week including all public holidays. We do specialised courses including photographic tours, reptile orientation and reptile handling courses. Ask us about helping you with your reptile or arachnid related phobia.
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R527, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 795 5203

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The reptile center is worth a visit. The cages of the shown reptiles are quite ok a and interesting domestic and also some new world snakes are displayed. If you ask the staff gives further information about the reptiles.

Thank kumalo1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These people are really serious about what they are doing and so very knowledgeable. Learnt so much about African reptiles and had a fabulous time. Lovely cafe too.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Such a lovely outing for the family. We loved the snake interaction with a photo key ring souvenier. Staff were friendly and when asked gave us informative information about the reptiles.

Thank DeWaals
Reviewed 9 May 2017

What an incredible experience at the Reptile center!! There are so many different snakes to see we even got to hold a python! It is more informative and the people there are very kind and helpful. I absolutely loved everything about this place and would...More

Thank Lauren O
Kinyonga-Reptile, Owner at Kinyonga Reptile Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi Lauren Thank you so much for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and we all look forward to seeing you at the Centre again one day :) Regards Donald

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our hour tour of the area and saw the most impressive snakes Africa has on offer. People are friendly and explain a lot. We got to interact with a python and it does add flavour. A great stop on a Hoedspruit day.

Thank hansNetherlands
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Donald who is the owner and founder of the reptile park, will have you focused on every word he says. More enthusiasm in one man is hard to find. A variety of courses are available or just a stroll through the park is well worth...More

Thank Richard v
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We did our snake course. Very educational, scary and all other emotions that one would imagine comes with handling snakes. Personally I enjoyed every minute and have a much better understanding of snakes. Staff were fantastic and always helpful.

Thank Greg and Tamary... L
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Spent a morning seeing various snakes and spiders placed in their natural habitats for us to photograph whilst I was doing volunteer work for African Impact at Dumela Lodge. I was very impressed with this centre, the place itself is a fun and vibrant visit...More

Thank iamsam103
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a real cool place with lots of snakes, birds and other animals that are from all over the world. Most were given up by their owners when they grew to big to care for in a private setting. Learned so much and even...More

Thank fursethkm
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We did the four hour reptile orientation course. Damien, our instructor, was incredibly knowledgable and passionate about the animals. We learned a great deal about snakes, spiders and other crawling creatures in the area. He did demonstrations with very poisonous snakes right in front of...More

Thank Annette F
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