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Scales and Tails Utah

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3584 S 1950 W, Suite #13, West Valley City, UT 84119-3827
+1 801-577-7182
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This was part of the Walkabout adventure. The boys had a blast. We spent about 1 1/2 hours there... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
T K
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Fun date night!

My boyfriend surprised me with a date to Scales and Tails for Valentine's Day, and it was the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
lindsaybull22
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Sandy, Utah
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Do you love reptiles and birds? Then you are in the right spot! We offer several different ways to meet and interact with our animals. 1. Come visit us at our facility! We offer both public and private behind the scenes tours. Get up close and personal with snakes, lizard, tortoises, and maybe even an alligator! Check our website for details on availability and admission. 2. Hire us to come to you! We have several different affordable show packages available. We'll bring selection of amazing animals right to your home, school, office, or other location. We set up a small stage area, and present a fun, educational show with stories and jokes to get the kids laughing and screaming with joy! After the presentation, we'll allow the audience to come up to pet and hold some of our animal ambassadors. 3. Looking for something bigger? We offer beautiful displays to house our animals while on the road. These are displays are great for fairs, festivals, corporate events and expos.
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Hours Today: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3584 S 1950 W, Suite #13, West Valley City, UT 84119-3827
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+1 801-577-7182
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This was part of the Walkabout adventure. The boys had a blast. We spent about 1 1/2 hours there with 8 boys. They wanted to hold as many animals as possible. They asked great questions. The hours are random so make sure you check your...More

Thank T K
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

My boyfriend surprised me with a date to Scales and Tails for Valentine's Day, and it was the highlight of our night! We both had to work that day, so we didn't have a lot of time before it closed. When I called to ask...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We took our two grandsons 4 and 5 yrs old. Not sure who had more fun us or the boys. We all held snakes, turtles and lizards. I held a tarantula which made me the hero Nana. The employees were very cute with the kids...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I was at one of Scales and Tails' traveling shows a few years ago, so when I saw it come up on Groupon I thought it would be fun to take the family there. The place looks like a hole in the wall, (and smells...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

The owners and handlers there are incredibly knowledgeable and are willing to answer any questions you may have. This is a hands-on experience, so take advantage of it. We have been there twice now and had a wonderful time on each visit. It is a...More

2  Thank Marthajhc
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Learn all you ever/never wanted to know about the creepy crawler, scaly, tailed and shelled critters in this personalized tour. They accommodate your group, big or small, and teach you all about kinds of interesting animals and reptiles and other living things you or your...More

4  Thank S E
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

My daughter, a herpetologist, suggested this part of our trip and she was in heaven from the moment we arrived. The staff really bonded with her while they showed her around. She was allowed to handle the large snakes unavailable to her in her hometown....More

1  Thank adhouser01
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

What a great place take the kids for an hour. It is really small but they make sure they take the time to talk to you show you the animals that are there and even let you hold a few of them. My kids loved...More

2  Thank Pixtonian
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Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

We spent there almost 3 hours and enjoyed it immensely! There are many different snakes, lizards and few spiders. Few of them you can touch and even hold. The staff is very passionate and knowledgeable. Recommended for old and young:)

2  Thank Eva T
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

This is a small facility but well worth a visit. It is good for all ages. My adult son and I visited, and there were several families with children of all ages. The company gives birthday parties or takes the animals to other locations to...More

2  Thank SherylP
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