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Indian River Reptile Zoo

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Address: 2206 RR#3 hwy# 7 | Indian River, Peterborough, Ontario K0L 2B0, Canada
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+1 705-639-1443
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Indian River Reptile Zoo is unique in Canada and is one of the most modern...

Indian River Reptile Zoo is unique in Canada and is one of the most modern and exciting specialized animal centers in the world! Here you can see snakes, lizards, monitors, alligators, turtles, crocodiles, and even special guest animals such as monkeys and more! The animals are housed in state of the art, climate controlled facilities which were specifically designed to house reptiles.we were first and only reptile zoo to be accredited by the Canadian Association of Zoos & Aquariums (CAZA) and have remained accredited since that time. We are a non-profit charity.

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Took Grandsons

This place had a lot of reptiles and a small play area. Lots of parking and easy to keep control of kids if they want to take off.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doug S
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Peterborough, Canada
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Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place had a lot of reptiles and a small play area. Lots of parking and easy to keep control of kids if they want to take off.

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Thank Doug S
Oshawa, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is an amazing experience, the dinosaurs are lifelike and motion activated. There were also a lot of interesting live reptiles to see, touch and learn about. The staff are very informative and engaging, they make learning fun for the kids and adults alike. There is also a great gift shop complete with ice cream and popsicles! The T-Rex did... More 

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Thank 276cathrync
Peterborough, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lots of interesting snakes, all in cages, they also had a terrific dinosaur exhibit, now they have a really good crocodile exhibit, the kids loved it

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Thank Ruth G
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6 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I have always found reptiles quite frightening (especially snakes) the atmosphere here was amazing and the people were very informative and very friendly. I even had the courage to touch a python which was amazing on top of that. Very educational and fun, especially with the dinosaur activities.

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Thank Amanda N
Peterborough, Canada
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Took the grandkids. The crocodile house was the favorite. Got to hold the constrictor during the interactive education session. Kids had fun going down the giant slide

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Thank Sheila O
Havelock, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I Took grand kids there and they loved it ,we loved the trails also the cool slide. They liked digging up bones and touching the snake.

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Thank grandmawrightly
Peterborough, Canada
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The reptile house was fantastic! The Croc walk was a bit of a letdown because all the crocs were too hot to move! Missed the hands on presentations but spent 1/2 hour digging for bones in the sand pit! Take socks for everyone to go up the Dino ladder to the top of the blow up slide! A 3 yr... More 

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Thank Elly H
Peterborough, Canada
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

It is the coolest I took my daughter there and was snapping a picture of her in front of the crocodile tank and just as I took the picture the croc jumped at her mouth open through the glass

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Thank kim v
Peterborough, Canada
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Kids liked the dinosaurs and touching a snake...most of the reptiles were hardly moving so didn't keep their attention...I think kids under 10 would have more fun at the Ptbo Zoo, which is free!

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Thank rrats
Peterborough
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Lots of ivory on display. Crocs, alligators and caimans from all over the world are on display. Lots of them with their mouths open just waiting for something to eat. Never have I seen this many crocodilians in one location! And did I mention snakes, lizards and tortoises, too! Black mamba's, rattlesnakes of all description and squeezers by the score.... More 

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