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Kinyonga Reptile Center

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R527, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 795 5203
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Conservation through education and research, volunteering and internship placements. We have a diverse variety of local and exotic reptiles, amphibians and arachnids on display. Open to the public seven days a week including all public holidays. We do specialised courses including photographic tours, reptile orientation and reptile handling courses. Ask us about helping you with your reptile or arachnid related phobia.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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R527, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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+27 15 795 5203

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"snake handling"
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"poisonous snakes"
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"learned a great deal"
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"couple of hours"
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"worth a visit"
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"python"
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"donald"
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"cobra"
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"demonstration"
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"display"
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"guide"
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"information"
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"creatures"
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"habitat"
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"interaction"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 3rd visir to the Reptile center. And it's clear that the center needs to be updated a bit with reptiles and new spiecies. Snakes looks in fone shape, but information of each snake should be updates. The great spider collection has disapeared...More

Thank lfrasmus
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a good place for a school trip but, if possible, try to get the talk for your school group only as there were two groups crammed into the small auditorium on a sweltering day and there was no time to ask questions or...More

Thank ruths938
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great day out with the reptiles.......and kids Will keep you busy, educational and informative and the little ones just love it (strange how fearless they are) Again proceeds go towards ongoing operations and educational so please do find the time to make a stop

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A great display of reptiles with lots of interesting information available. The tame parrots are also great fun. And the food in the restaurant on the compound is delicious. Certainly worth a visit!

Thank ikarua91
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We expected more of this place they had a view different snakes and some big spiders but to pay R100 per person and you walk trough in 10 minutes its not really worth the money.

Thank Annarina R
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Kinyonga Reptile center was a place for us to kill a couple of hours waiting for a later appointment. As such, I did not have great expectations. To my surprise, it was very nice. The facilities are a large number of tanks arranged within...More

Thank winnydpu
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

A learning experience to see the different snakes and learn more about their habits in nature. Worth a visit.

Thank hannesmyburgh
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The reptile center is worth a visit. The cages of the shown reptiles are quite ok a and interesting domestic and also some new world snakes are displayed. If you ask the staff gives further information about the reptiles.

Thank kumalo1977
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

These people are really serious about what they are doing and so very knowledgeable. Learnt so much about African reptiles and had a fabulous time. Lovely cafe too.

Thank Kevin W
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Such a lovely outing for the family. We loved the snake interaction with a photo key ring souvenier. Staff were friendly and when asked gave us informative information about the reptiles.

Thank DeWaals
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