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Review of Reptile Gardens

Reptile Gardens
Ranked #1 of 72 things to do in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: World-renowned adventure park, Reptile Gardens is a must-see family attraction no matter what your age. We maintain the finest collection of tropical plants, colorful flowers, and exotic reptiles anywhere - we have more species and subspecies of venomous reptiles than any other zoo or park in the world!
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Reptile Gardens is great family fun for people of any age! The staff is super friendly and will take the time to answer all your questions. We stayed and watched the snake show and alligator/crocodile show. The handler (same guy for both) has a great sense of humor and delivered a quality show. The giant tortoises are up close and you can go touch them and watch them eat. There's a little western village to take pictures in, and a play area for toddlers. The inside building offers up close views of snakes and birds. Best part is when you pay they ask you how long your stay is and they validate your ticket throughout out you time out there so you can revisit multiple times without repaying.

Thank J P
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

I believe one of the biggest display of reptiles worldwide.. Clean, informative and above all reptiles within view and without large crowds

Thank winnie s
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

A good half day out for people of all ages. All the reptiles were active and looked well cared for. Excellent alligator show, fun and informative! Brilliant display of snakes and other reptiles, largest collection in the world.
Make sure you see the Komodo dragon and very large croc and gators. The prairie dogs are great fun to watch and photograph. Giant tortoises are roaming free. Refreshments available inside and out, beautiful gardens and enough to keep everyone happy.
Massive gift shop, with goods to buy from a few cents to hundreds of dollars.
Large carpark and restrooms available.

Thank Simon H
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Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

For the most part we enjoyed Reptile Gardens. The crocodile and bird shows were very entertaining! They had lots of cool animals to look at, and the staff was very impressive! Just wish it wasn't so pricy.

Thank George F
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Our son very much enjoyed this attraction. There is a bit to see and the shows where fun. It was a nice choice.

Thank Amy P
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