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“Fascinating and Fun!”

Alice Springs Reptile Centre
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Owner description: The Alice Springs Reptile Centre is a privately owned park which displays an extensive range of reptiles from the Northern Territory of Australia including Terry the Saltwater crocodile and large Perentie Goannas. The talk and handling sessions are a must and are at 11am, 1pm and 3.30Pm daily.
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fascinating and Fun!”
Reviewed 16 February 2012

My partner & I had a great time reading about and viewing all the reptiles. There are approx 35 different reptile species in glass enclosures, outdoor enclosures and a big croc with underwater viewing (scary but awesome!) - all were great to look at & easy for taking photos (1 section is non flash photography so a tripod for a steady hand would have been handy). Our only discretion would be the building and enclosures are a bit outdated and also small, some lizards and snakes looked a little cramped but the handler (we didn't catch her name unfortunately!) was great fun and pushed our limits in holding a few lizards and a giant Olive Python!! Very enjoyable 1.5hrs.

Visited February 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“very cool”
Reviewed 9 February 2012

i was a bit hesitant going into the reptile centre, because its been built in an old house... so it basically looks like someone's got a lounge room full of snakes. but there is a huge range of snakes and lizards, some very cute frogs, and plenty more! not to mention the friendly goanna that greeted me as i walked through the door. definitely worth the visit!

Visited March 2011
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Leura, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“MUST SEE!!!”
Reviewed 8 February 2012

Don't be deceived by the buildings exterior! I visited the Alice Springs Reptile Centre as part of a Contiki tour and it turned out to be one of the highlights of the trip!

Its definitely worth waiting to watch the show where you get to hold lizards and snakes!

Visited January 2012
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Alot of Information”
Reviewed 30 January 2012

We had a short talk by one of the staff about the reptiles, dos and donts should you encounter a snake. Very imformative

Visited January 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Must see!”
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Not much else to see in Alice Springs but this centre is very interactive and great information available for not much money

Visited January 2012
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