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Bio-Ken is a research centre, which deals with reptiles, especially snakes and snake-bite. Located less than 5 minutes drive from the hotels in Watamu - Kenya, it houses the largest collection of Snakes in East Africa and is open to the public...more
We really enjoyed our tour in this place thanks to our guide, She was smiling and ready to answer to our curiosities. She was really good at sharing her genuine love for snakes and reptiles. We could feel her passion for this job and these...More
A very knowledgeable guide showed us around the facility and explained about the milking of the snakes for anti venom serum. They care for many reptiles including turtles and the snakes looked very healthy, but the cages were a bit small for some of them.
We visited the farm before noon. The guide their are very informative. The mix of snakes is wide and if you have children or teens it might be biggest opportunity to learn many things on the snakes of East Africa. The tour will take less...More
We enjoyed our visit to Bio-Ken snake farm very much, adult & children. The guide(zaceria) was very knowledgeable, and friendly. you must visit this place even if you think you don't like or afraid of snakes ( i do) after the visit it possible you...More
Definitely i could never come to terms with my own kind that i could carry a snake on my back, i even could not imagine the view of those snakes surely if you are interested with snakes you need to visit this place.
We enjoyed our visit to the centre a lot. The entrance fee included a tour with a guide(circa 45 min) who was very knowledgeable, friendly and willing to answer all our questions. Wide selection of different snakes native to Kenya.
Took a day visit to Bio-Ken snake farm, im no fan of snakes but i think i have been partially converted. The guide is very informative, knows each snake by type. What was impressive was the ampunt of research and work done by this team...More
It is well worth a visit to Biio Ken, although small the work the staff do here is really important, We were shown around by a guide who explained al the different snakes and the process for collecting venom. We also saw turtles, monitor lizards...More
We arrived and welcomed by the very knowledgeable staff at this well needed local snake farm
Sadly one of the founders had recently passed away
The knowledge and passion of the staff was totally appreciated and we were given great in depth history on all...More