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L'Ile aux Serpents

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Address: Rue de Montmorillon, 86290 La Trimouille, France
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+33 5 49 91 23 45

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Nice afternoon out!

Took the family as wasn't a nice day. The kids loved it, lots to see not a big site not expensive and plenty of parking. All in all a good afternoon out!

Reviewed 27 July 2015
Wellington, United Kingdom
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Saint-Leger-Magnazeix, France
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We enjoyed a day at L'ile aux Serpents so much we visited again with our family. Realy good infomation on the animals there and stayed while they were being fed. They also do a demonstration with a film you can sit and watch. We will be going back again next year. Thank you. L'Hermitage Chambre d' hotes Trevor & Kim

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Abzac, France
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

This place is a nice place to go with friendly staff. We were given a free ticket at crocodile planet in civaux so thought we would go. 7 euros each entry normally I think. Lots of different snakes and a few other reptiles but we were finished in there within half an hour. They could do with moving it all... More 

Thank oatesdaniel1
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72 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This is a complete MUST for kids! All the children had a chance to hold the lizards and snakes - simply enchanting! The adults were fascinated, too. Plan your trip around the otter feeding time, the snake holding and the meerkat show - all superb and really interesting stuff!

Thank LW86500
Limoges, France
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294 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

It has a number of glass fronted enclosures within the building that housed a variety of snakes, lizards and amphibians. The majority of the snakes are of the constricting variety which do limit the value of the centre. There are no really large specimens and the anacondas are youngsters. There were some reptiles in very small tanks but that said... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Took the family as wasn't a nice day. The kids loved it, lots to see not a big site not expensive and plenty of parking. All in all a good afternoon out!

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Staff were lovely, and even came around to let us know they were about to feed the meerkats. Animals were well looked after. It is not huge but worth a stop, esp if you buy a duel ticket for the crocodile park.

Thank Ren3193
Schelle, Belgium
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Just outside the beautiful village of Montmorillon you can find Île aux Serpents, 'Snake Island'. It's specialized in reptiles, snakes and funnily, otters, as far as I know not a reptile. Anyhoo. You really have to slow down to a glacial pace to feel that you didn't just waste 9 euros per person on a compound that is smaller than... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Nice stop to break a long trip. You need around 1 hour to visit the place. Get information about feeding time, it's the most interesting.

Thank Pitch00n
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

On a rainy, or very hot day this would be an ideal venue for children, as an adult I found it expensive for what you get, we were in and out in 10 minutes.

Thank Jane S
Bellac, France
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Liked condition of the animals Didn't like meerkats being inside Unfortunately snakes outside closed off, so didn't see all

Thank 314JoJ

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