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Reptile Discovery Center

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2710 Big John Dr, DeLand, FL 32724-4000
+1 386-740-9143
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Better than I expected

We came upon this place through trip advisor while looking for something to do. Poor timing on our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mustangluv
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DeForest, Wisconsin
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INCREDIBLY AWESOME AND MEMORABLE

An experience never to be forgotten and will definitely visit again if/when in the area. The... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
02TravelBugs
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Large collection of venomous snakes and live venom extraction program twice daily. Nature trail, picnic facilities. Open Thurs-Sunday.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“venomous snakes” (17 reviews)
“nature trail” (10 reviews)
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2710 Big John Dr, DeLand, FL 32724-4000
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+1 386-740-9143
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"venom extraction"
in 44 reviews
"venomous snakes"
in 17 reviews
"nature trail"
in 10 reviews
"small facility"
in 4 reviews
"natural enclosures"
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"snapping turtle"
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"indoor exhibits"
in 2 reviews
"great animals"
in 2 reviews
"ask questions"
in 3 reviews
"picnic area"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"fun experience"
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"milking"
in 15 reviews
"extractions"
in 9 reviews
"cobra"
in 19 reviews
"extractor"
in 17 reviews
"demonstration"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came upon this place through trip advisor while looking for something to do. Poor timing on our part that we happened to go at a time where 50 second graders were also there for a field trip. It looked like the kids loved it....More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

An experience never to be forgotten and will definitely visit again if/when in the area. The museum has the most poisonous reptiles in the world (mambas, taipan, etc) we have ever seen in a museum and one of the very few places in the world...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It is somewhat embarrassing how much my kids love to go here. There are lots of displays of different snakes, information on local animals and what to do if you are bitten by a venomous snake. But, the best part is playing with the snakes...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I took my grandson there as he has always been interested in reptiles, especially snakes. Lots of great information. Be sure and stay for the demonstration of snake milking.

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This is a MUST DO in Central Florida! The facility is lovely, beautiful animals, and the venom extraction was AMAZING!!! Wonderful people and a great facility.

Thank Heather T
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were vacationing in NSB, and we were having rainy mornings so we search for some activities to do with school age kids and came up with the reptile center. It was a grand slam. The exhibits alone are well worth the trip because they...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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