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Little Ray's Reptile Zoo

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Address: 5305 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1X 1H2, Canada
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+1 613-822-8924
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Welcome to Little Ray's Reptile Zoo and Reptiles For Kids! Since 1995, we...

Welcome to Little Ray's Reptile Zoo and Reptiles For Kids! Since 1995, we have been offering one of Canada's most fun and interactive approaches to eco education and zoology. The reptile zoo has the largest and most diverse animal education outreach program in Canada and has trained zookeepers and zoo facilities on site and off site since its inception. Our facility is one of a kind in the Ottawa area, and offers a series of dynamicschool and daycare programs, children's birthday parties, and hosting and bookings forcorporate events and fair exhibition tours across Canada for more than 15 years.

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Excellent displays and attractions. Animals are very healthy.

Snake attraction features"feeding"and all animals are attentive. Presentations are very interactive as well.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Orleans, Ontario
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Orleans, Ontario
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Snake attraction features"feeding"and all animals are attentive. Presentations are very interactive as well.

Thank LuluOttawa60
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this place at least twice a year for the past 4 years. It is a nice attraction to take your kids to. The keepers are amazing, very hands on and love to answer questions from the little ones. They always have new additions to the zoo, so it really pays to go and see them. The zoo... More 

Thank Пшлнхй К
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

For anyone who loves reptiles and other creepy crawling things, you must visit Ray's. The staff are great and know how to entertain the kids...even the big ones! It is a very busy place on weekends. Great place to organize an event for the day for children. I am sure they will keep you intrigued and can even help you... More 

Thank Deborah L
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Little Ray's Reptile Zoo is a wonderful place to visit. Ray focuses on backyard animal conservation, and most of his exhibits are dedicated to education. Mostly filled with reptiles he has the occasional arachnid, insect and mammal on display as well. There are interactive shows where you get up close and personal with snakes, spiders, and reptiles (or as close... More 

Thank Dawn Summer L
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Too cold to spend outside tobogganing or cabane à sucre, we opted to go someplace where we could learn something (and keep warm). Lots of interesting learning. More than just about reptiles, with dedicated staff and apprentice/camp children helping with the corridor demos. Love the amphitheater-like room where a caregiver introduces some special animals and allows/invites children and adults to... More 

Thank IRONM11
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86 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wonderful displays and presentations. Animals are clearly well cared for and respected by owners & staff.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

It was very educational and my children had a great time. I plan on going back in march with the kids.

Thank Lindsay S
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61 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Looking for something fun and different to do with the kids? Bring them over to Little Rays, theres lots of cool animals to see and learn about!

Thank TravelWithMeTV
Ottawa, Ontario
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

THIS IS A GOOD PLACE but not worth the price to get in . adults should be free with the cost of each child. not a big enough place for the price expected to pay.

3 Thank cheryllynn18
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

The first "reptile" we saw was a porcupine. Really? Then enclosure which we thought was empty but did have a bird. Some of the "facts" posted in zoo have wrong or contradictory information. There was a kangaroo at the zoo that day. I asked a staff person where the kangaroo lived. She said at a separate location warehouse. Cement floor... More 

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