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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

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Address: | Just off the N2, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 667 6588
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Fee: Yes

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Amazing!

We went as a couple. It was truly amazing and worth every cent. Our guide, Wilmor, was so energetic and informative. We were busy for almost 2 hours. I recommend visiting the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Carla S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went as a couple. It was truly amazing and worth every cent. Our guide, Wilmor, was so energetic and informative. We were busy for almost 2 hours. I recommend visiting the sanctuary to anyone, even if you are not snake lovers. You get to touch and hold some of the non-venomous snakes. The snakes are well looked after and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a 1.5 hour tour with a knowledgeable guide to see most of the well known african snakes and handle several (non-venomous!) ones. Well worth the fee!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic guided tour at a great price. Interactive and informative and all working towards conservation

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Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely a "must go" when in Plett. An amazing collection of well kept snakes. Our guide Ken was extremely knowledgeable and clearly passionate about his reptile family. He certainly made this our No. 1 experience in the Plett. area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I spent about an hour and a half on the guided tour of the sanctuary and it was well worth it. We found out some interesting facts about local snakes, took some fantastic pictures and had a laugh along the way

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon experience at Lakewood Snake Sanctuary. They had all types of snakes that were both native to South Africa, the Africa continent and other countries. Our guide, Albert, was exceptional and well versed in snakes and other reptiles. We had a young son, 6, who thoroughly enjoyed the experience as did I and my husband. Plan... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you, we had an great experience, our guide - Wilmor made it, an excellent experience, his humor and knowledge are a credit to the sanctuary.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice trip to meet snakes and other animals. Guide was a really nice guy, had a lot of patience with the younger kids and was very helpfull to get nice pictures.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a little expensive for this kind of venue, but you get your own guided tour, and it really is an interesting place, where they are promoting conservation and also helping the local wildlife.

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Horley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a one on one tour with the guide who was brilliant with the kids and even the wife... well kept and clean, highly recommend to visit

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