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Australian Venom Zoo

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Dodgy set up but very informative.

A business makeover/ overhaul is required but the information given was great . As a herpetologist... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Danny M
via mobile
Pricey with not many snakes

$10 per person so cost us $30 to see 5 snakes and a bunch of scorpions at the start. Still the Mad... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Brisbane, Australia
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3 Oct 2018
“Awesome friendly helpful people”
16 Aug 2018
“Closed dowb”
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8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
+61 7 4093 8905
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I love my snakes and spiders and this place is a wealth of knowledge and help :) when I inherited a spider they helped me ensure I look after her correctly have been going here for years!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Angelowen
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This place has now closed down and is not open to the public. Spoke to someone at the information centre who told me it would not be reopening as the owner had passed away

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank haychp
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I had read bad reviews of this place before going but went anyway. Me and my lad had a great time. The spooky music added extra atmosphere that made it like a theme park. Awesome. And there was a great educational talk afterwards that we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JimmyG7811
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Kids loved the venom zoo, some educational info and practical life advise.. but mostly just getting to hold the snakes. Cost was on par with entry to all the other attractions in Kuranda.

Date of experience: January 2018
Reviewed 31 October 2017

At first we did not think there was a lot to see, but when we came back up from the cellar we were given a very informative talk and viewing of various snakes and spiders. The place could do with a bit of makeover, but...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Atlasmoth
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This venom zoo needs to be reported that the RSPCA. The animals are completely neglected, the owner, Stuart is a horrible man who treats his staff and animals with disrespect. Lots of snakes had no heat lamps in their cage, the bulbs were blown. Some...More

Date of experience: September 2017
7  Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A business makeover/ overhaul is required but the information given was great . As a herpetologist myself I found this very informative. Great for the kids to get to hold the snakes .

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Danny M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

$10 per person so cost us $30 to see 5 snakes and a bunch of scorpions at the start. Still the Mad Max feel of the place and the snakes still had my boys hooked, so guess it was worth it. If you have small...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AnnieBaby_12
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the venom zoo expecting to see loads of dangerous spiders and snakes. However only a few on show and it was too dark to see. There was an opportunity to hold a large snake for photo purpose. But not any spiders. They...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank nicolagP1225DM
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Had to wait ages just to get served at the front counter and there were only two other people there.Maybe this should have been an indication not to pay the $50 and just leave,but kids really wanted to have a look.The main area near reception...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank judypF2603GE
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