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Address: 82 Line 15 S, Orillia, Ontario L3V 8H9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-327-2808
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best experience ever

The staff are a mazing. I went with family to visit the nature park. My granddaughters love this place so I went with them. I have to say I went in saying never will I hold touch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
56bonnie
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Orillia, Ontario
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Orillia, Ontario
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are a mazing. I went with family to visit the nature park. My granddaughters love this place so I went with them. I have to say I went in saying never will I hold touch go near the snakes......well the staff are so amazing that by about half way through our tour I was holding the snakes. Can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great place to visit if you are a fan of reptiles and our son actually is so very glad we came across this place. Really enjoyed our guided tour. Kids working their are mostly student volunteers and are very knowledgeable about the animals there. There are lizards, snakes, turtles, etc. and you are allowed to interact with some of them.... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were received well and the tour was good. The students had an opportunity for hands on many of the reptiles. We had our lunch outdoors on picnic tables provided. There was a large property for us to walk around on exploring Nature.

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Thank loulesslar
Orillia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went with our 6 year old grandson at his request as he had been before and loved it!! The staff were very friendly and informative and were never in a hurry. They brought at least 6 or 7 different snakes turtles and bearded dragons etc for him to hold!!

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Thank Alice D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We spent an interesting and educational afternoon at Scales. They have a great business model where a guide provides a tonne of information for each reptile, and visitors can ask to hold each one. On our visit, Erica took her time to bring out each animal and talk at length about each one. It was an excellent visit and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had a very rambunctious group of kids the staff were very patient and very understanding. ..they were very knowledgeable about all reptiles there they gave us a great tour and we held some cool reptiles.. it was great thankyou

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Thank Nicole N
Washago, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

took granddaughter she had a great time with hands on some of the reptiles lots of info on reptiles and turtles she wants to go again

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Bracebridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

I have taken my daughters here more than once, we have always had great experiences. The staff is amazing and very good at their jobs, they all seem to enjoy working there and know a lot about their animals. I would recommend going there.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

I cannot say enough about the extremely knowledge and friendly staff and the amount of Hands On you can enjoy! I took my boys and two of their friends (ages 10 to 13)over March break. We were lucky enough to time it so we were the only ones at the place for the majority of our visit, so we had... More 

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Port Severn, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We had scales in to do a birthday party at the house, having been to another party that did a similar animal exhibit, using a different company, I have to say I'm seriously impressed with Scales for how they treat the animals, not to mention how knowledgeable and confident and friendly the staff was. I'm still left feeling uncomfortable with... More 

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