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Alice Springs Reptile Centre

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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...more
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9 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8952 8900
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All reviews bearded dragon olive python saltwater crocodile blue tongue lizard venomous snakes thorny devils snake bite blue tongued behind glass great for kids great collection on display informative talk well worth the visit couple of hours flying doctors desert park
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this location on the 28th of October as we'd not got much planned for the day as we were due to travel to Yulara the following day. Lots of different types of reptile including a crocodile, loved the skinks and it's not far...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mparveen0310
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure to arrive at the start of a guided tour. The tours kick off at 11am, 1pm and 3:30pm daily and are both entertaining and informative. There is often opportunities for taking photographs with some of the reptiles after the presentation. This is said...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JasonLeeMeyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction doesn't get much of a mention in guide books, but my family had a great time. It is the much smaller cousin of the Desert Park, which we did not have time to visit. There are snakes, lizards, skinks, bearded dragon, lizards, frogs,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dekalbda1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed my visit. Held a Bearded Dragon Zoe and Python Cleo So gentle so don't be afraid. Lots of interesting reptiles to se and quite informative

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Morgan407
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for a great presentation and allowing people to hold some of the critters. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great for kids as they can see all the reptiles up close and remain safe.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DatP411
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this centre during December which is a very quiet month. This is a fantastic time to go if you want the entire place to yourselves and you get to have a one on one experience holding a snake and reptiles....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Georgina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t have any expectations before we went to the reptile center. Sienna was one of the best guides I ever had on a tour. She was incredibly knowledgeable about reptiles. They had snakes, one crocodile and lizards. She also taught us the difference between...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carolinelundberg71
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Definitely a must do! Hopefully Rex is there to give you a guided tour. He is the owner. One of the most knowledgeable, passionate and interesting people I met in Australia. He will talk about poisonous snakes. He will let you hold some of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Annette M
Reviewed 6 December 2018

A really interesting place with loads of exhibits, lots of reptiles to view and even handle a few. We stayed for the talk which was really excellent, informative, funny and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mick W
Reviewed 1 December 2018

OK, snakes have never been a great love of mine but I wound up with a very long rainbow python around my neck and I didn't even mind. I also held a blue tongued skink and a bearded dragon. Our guide's interaction with the crocodile...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cathy C
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