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Reptile Discovery Center

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2710 Big John Dr, DeLand, FL
+1 386-740-9143
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Loved the venom display and how the snake handler moved. I would go again and bring persons with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DeLand, Florida
via mobile
Worth it. A fun experience.

I have lived in Deland for 3 years and just checked this place out. What was I waiting for!? Make... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
DeLand, Florida
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Large collection of venomous snakes and live venom extraction program twice daily. Nature trail, picnic facilities. Open Thurs-Sunday.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“venomous snakes” (16 reviews)
“nature trail” (9 reviews)
2710 Big John Dr, DeLand, FL
+1 386-740-9143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the venom display and how the snake handler moved. I would go again and bring persons with disabilities great access

Thank StardustCruiser
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have lived in Deland for 3 years and just checked this place out. What was I waiting for!? Make sure to arrive for milking demonstration, unfortunately I only caught the ending. I will def go back.

Thank maeganpta
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The variety of reptiles is awesome. The venom extraction experience is not to be missed. The staff is very knowledgeable.

Thank v2last
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went here for a 3rd grade field trip. This is a great place to visit if your kids love to learn, explore and like/love reptiles. Friendly staff, nice outdoor trails and lots of great animals to see and learn about.

Thank lisak910
Reviewed 23 May 2017

They are very knowledgeable about any type of snakes, and they will accept any snake you may want to relocate away from your yard. They milk venomous snakes for use in treating individuals that have been bitten. A worthy cause and beautiful exhibit.

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I cannot say enough about this place and what a wonderful facility this is. If I could give it 10 stars, I would! The snake exhibits are beautiful, clean, and informative (among other exhibits, i.e. alligator snapping turtle and tortoises). The venom extraction demonstration is...More

Thank orlandogal22
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was an absolutely awesome place to visit , we all learned a lot about snakes and the ones that they let you hold are so wonderful. The couple that run the place have an absolute passion for what they are doing and it shows...More

Thank Holliebrown
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We live in Deland and had never even heard of this place until we came across it on TripAdvisor. The venom extraction demonstrations alone are worth the price of admission. The observation trail was neat with many different animals including a giant Burmese python and...More

Thank devkidd
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great little place to stop for an afternoon. It's off the beaten path but well worth the trip. There is an outside area which would be hot in summer but you can see reptiles from around the world plus a group of...More

Thank Yelohamer
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I am not a huge fan of snakes, but I found this place to be very interesting. There is a good mix of activities. There was a group of children from a school that had a great time. It was a fun experience.

Thank MegT351
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Adults $10.50 Children ages 4 to 17 $8.50 Children ages 3 and under FREE Seniors $9.50 Annual Pass - Family $75 Annual Pass - Single $30