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Bio-Ken Snake Farm

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P.O. BOX 3, Post Code 80202, Watamu, Kenya
+254 718 290324
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Bio-Ken is a research centre, which deals with reptiles, especially snakes and snake-bite. Located less than 5 minutes drive from the hotels in Watamu - Kenya, it houses the largest collection of Snakes in East Africa and is open to the public. There are about 127 different snake species in Kenya. Of these only 18 have caused human fatalities and only another 6 could kill you. Another 10 could cause you a lot of pain and the remaining 93 or so, are non-venomous nor dangerous.
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  • Average11%
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P.O. BOX 3, Post Code 80202, Watamu, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We learned so much from one of the snake capturers/handlers while getting a hands on experience with many of the different species. Great place to take kids to learn or just to be an adult learning about nature. Giant tortoises were also a nice treat...More

Thank David T
Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you David for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘. We did not think our tortoises were that big πŸ’πŸ‘Š

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A great place to spend a hour or 2 in Watamu. Our guide was very good and managed to interest the kids.

Thank Isabelle B
Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Isabelle for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Inspirational small snake and reptile setup used for amazing far reaching research to create awareness on the value of snake in the cycle of life.

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Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Hikwam for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Surprising collection of wild animals and snakes in a nice garden, rich in plants and vegetation of every type, very close to Watamu town. It is a good place to spend some hours and see something different, even to be aware of what you could...More

Thank Cecilia S
Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Cecilia for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘

Reviewed 6 January 2017

i recommend the visit of this snake farm. a guide explains everything for you and it's very interesting

Thank Susanokle
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit this farm because of our strong interest in local snakes around us. Some times we see different snakes in our garden but never can recognise the type, and that makes us afraid even more... And our garden man calls all of...More

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Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Babadogo for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘

Reviewed 2 January 2017

If the kids get restless and are looking for new activities, this worth it. The guide was knowledgeable and let us hold a few specimens.

Thank Jon_France_Portugal
Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Jon for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Took my young grandchildren aged 3yrs & 14months. They both had super time. Our guide Zacharia was fantastic with them..He knows his job. Thank you Zachariaβ˜†β˜…β˜†

Thank Verohanta
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A very interesting afternoon . The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable . Lots of different snakes to see as well some other species . Well worth a visit .

Thank Tina M
Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Tina for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Took a group of children from a local orphanage for a visit. So interesting. The kids learned about some of the local snakes. They loved it.

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Bio-Ken, Guest Relations Manager at Bio-Ken Snake Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you Cathy for your kind review. We hope you will visit Bio-Ken again soon. Karibu Tena πŸπŸ‘

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