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Address: 8 Coondoo St, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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Not really worth the $15

Visited the venom zoo and is already done the other things in Kuranda. The idea of the Zoo is really good but it's better going to a proper zoo to see snakes and spiders. The Had... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
Graham W
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say....for the $10 entry fee and the 2 minutes we wandered around I just wish we had reviewed it before going. What a waste of money. The only highlight was holding the snake. Half the exhibits upstairs we couldn't even see the spiders, scorpions etc. It could be done extremely well if time and money was put... More 

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Thank Felicity B
Cairns, Australia
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a fan of the reptiles, but my daughter dragged me in and I'm glad she did, certainly learnt more about the creatures, and the photo of mum with the python will be a family treasure

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Thank Meredith W
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62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Visited the venom zoo and is already done the other things in Kuranda. The idea of the Zoo is really good but it's better going to a proper zoo to see snakes and spiders. The Had 4 snakes in a little downstairs area which were cool to see but literally took 2 minutes. In the reception area they have a... More 

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Thank Graham W
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We really liked visiting the Australian Venom Zoo. It is a no-frills attraction and really casual. The range of reptiles and spiders on display is great. The guy who ran the tour while we were there was very knowledgeable, friendly and contributed to the overall enjoyable experience we had. We found the entry fee of $40 (2 adults, 1 child)... More 

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Thank CuttingSick
Australia
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Yes, five minutes will be as long as you can spend there... after paying about $50 for a family! A complete rip off! A gold coin donation would be an acceptable entry price. The place also needs a good clean.

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Thank ljinwood
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

i have seen that People have been giving it bad reviews and i think that they don't understand how it works. I have visited it a couple of times and i do enjoy it. They rotate the animals (they don't live in the display enclosures) and they don't always have enough snakes to fill all of the enclosures. They have... More 

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Thank Phoebe S
Port Douglas, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

5 Mins of not a lot. Impressive collection the website says. Didn't say where they kept it, so fair enough. I would like to have recommended this place, the ideology seems sound enough, just not very well executed. Sorry

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Thank portergraham
Darwin, Australia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Everything bad you read on this page is true, dark, smelly, dirty and very small. 5 minutes to go around half a dozen dirty small glass cases. How this place is still open I don't know. I wish I had read trip advisor before entering. The only tiny glimmer of light is the info from the guide explaining the links... More 

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Thank Kim P
Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good place to visit to help overcome your fear of some of the more dangerous Aussie creatures... well maybe at least know a little bit more about them. But the highlight for me was spending considerable time with Horatio the black-headed python, he was so friendly I wanted to take him home but his delightful handler Naomi wouldn't let me!

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Thank Swimsteve
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Despite the few bad reviews on here. I thought it was well worth the money. The place is indeed small but has an impressive collection of venomous snakes and spiders. Tickets were cheap and I know this place doesn't get a lot of funding hence the cheap setup run by small group. Cages were of ample size of relative snakes.... More 

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Thank sean c

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