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Snake Farm

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What a great experience!

Wide variety of snakes, personalized service, fun and amazing experience. They were gentle with the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
via mobile

I was really happy about this trip see snake and we touch and play with them it's amazing I can't... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Sinbad S
via mobile
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“venomous snakes”(12 reviews)
“great visit”(4 reviews)
“sri lanka”(14 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Horagoda Rd, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 796 8320
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 February 2014

This isn't a snake farm but a conservation centre. The family have owned the property for 200 years and it was started by the current proprietors grandfather. It now offers free herbal medicines to combat snake bites, which if i quote the owner correctly, kill...More

3  Thank critchdb
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I am not sure who writes all the amazing reviews that made me decide upon visiting this place. First thing, it is not a farm but a shed (that would fit one big or two small cars) where this guy keeps around 25 cages with...More

10  Thank Ivan-por-el-mundo
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Wide variety of snakes, personalized service, fun and amazing experience. They were gentle with the snakes and with me. Allowed me to push my limits. All the snakes were healthy and well cared for. Highly recommended!!!

2  Thank MarkN3373
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I was really happy about this trip see snake and we touch and play with them it's amazing I can't believe it this is my life first time I did it I love it good luck

1  Thank Sinbad S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I am so happy our tuk-tuk driver recommended this place! The farm has a great staff and the trip there is as thrilling as it is educational. Yes, the cobras are the highlight of the visit, and all 5 of them definitely will get your...More

1  Thank Phat V
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We went there under the assumption it was a good place for the snakes in rates of being captive. Now captive place for animals is good. But snakes are in small boxes and are being pulled out for tourist to take fotos. If you like...More

3  Thank Niels L
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very friendly man showed different venimous and non-venimous snaked from Sri Lanka. The not dangerous snakes could be hold by ourselves and it was real fun to see them so closely. The explanations were very informative. Loved this visit!

1  Thank Laure A
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Very friendly people who showed us great snakes. Its possible to hold them and to take pictures. The price is nice for that what you get. They explained us many facts about every snake.

1  Thank marius k
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We all liked this place very much. They man who runs the place is very friendly and informtive. The road there is beautiful - nice to go with a tuktuk

1  Thank Sofia B
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This really is not worth RS1500 per person. We were expecting a proper farm with snakes in large glass cabinets etc but no... We were escorted into a small room where there were around 10 of the world's most venemous/ dangerous snakes held in small...More

6  Thank LouiseL2093
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place. Owner very friendly and informative who really cares about these snakes. This is a conservation based farm . Family home and owner’s father and grandfather ran this farm previously. Well worth a visit

2  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We did the mistake of not asking for the price before entering and where ripped off, ending paying 2,000 rupees per adult. The snakes were beautiful but the price asked was unfair, especially for a party of 8 people.

6  Thank Expedition550749
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Response from Thamara T | Reviewed this property |
i'm way late on this one too. i took a tuk tuk from Polhena beach area of matara.