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El Serpentario De La Paz

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Address: Brecha California | between Nuea Reforma y Guaycura, La Paz, Mexico
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+52 612 122 5611
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Awesome little place

Place is great they have a lot of different reptiles even a large crocodile. There's also a birds exhibit where you can walk in and be with the birds and take pictures. This is... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
lalilplebe
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Place is great they have a lot of different reptiles even a large crocodile. There's also a birds exhibit where you can walk in and be with the birds and take pictures. This is also a rescue so they have injured animals that they rehabilitate and release. We saw a baby fox who had been run over and also an... More 

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Washington
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The main purpose of this mini-petting zoo seems to be the rehabilitation and release of injured local creatures. They do take in non-local injured wild animals, as well as feature some non-local reptiles that "draw in the people" as the lady explained to us. For their resources, we felt the animals were well cared for and were impressed by the... More 

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Aromas, California, United States
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We visited this serpentarium with a group of naturalist/interpreters so the audience was extremely interested to learn about the rescue, rehabilitation, and reproduction this facility is doing to restore populations of endemic reptiles. The director of the facility spoke to our group through an interpreter (our guide from Birding Los Cabos). Although I speak limited Spanish I was able to... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

What an awesome little place. Iguanas, gila monsters, snakes, turtles, all manner of colorful birds, and even two partially blind owls that could no longer live in the wild. I loved getting to learn about the wild residents of Baja, as well as to fraternize with the birds and bunnies in the aviary...never been buzzed by a cockatiel before! Also... More 

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Newhall, California
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived 45 minutes before closing. No guide. No tour. No animal food. No informative talk. Good attempt to keep animals healthy and happy. Some cages, especially the alligator, seemed too small. Don't expect too much. Didn't mind seeing and paying for animal rehab.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We took a couple hours to stop in El Serpentario and were delighted to find a vast array of rattlesnakes, boas, pythons and iguanas! Also turtles, frogs and an aviary full of birds and bunnies! What a great visit and cool stop! The birds and bunnies could also be hand fed for a donation.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We mentioned to a local that we hoped to visit the Serpentario, and she told us to skip it. My husband, our 18 year old daughter, and I went anyway and WE HAD THE BEST TIME! The admission was very cheap, and little dishes of food for the animals were 5 pesos each. The place is well-laid out with uneven... More 

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Thank Lynn2112
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We were greeted by wild parrots who sounded as though they were laughing up in the palm trees. The grounds are covered with trees and flowers and the exhibits were well cared for. The reptiles and birds looked healthy and there was a wide variety to see. The aviary also had content rabbits lounging around. We spent about an hour... More 

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2 Thank mariavanessa2013
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We are staying in La Paz for awhile and read about El Serpentario. We decided to visit and really enjoyed it. The staff are very friendly and the animals seem to be very well cared for. Everything was clean and we really enjoyed the birds/rabbits area where you can go in and you are right with them. And they have... More 

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Mondo
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I really recommend this place, especially if you have kids! I loved to take photos of the reptiles and plants of the garden. The director is very competent and you can ask him whatever you like: he will be please to chat with you!

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