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Kinyonga Reptile Center

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Conservation through education and research, volunteering and internship placements. We have a diverse variety of local and exotic reptiles, amphibians and arachnids on display. Open to the public seven days a week including all public holidays. We...more
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R527 | Blyderus, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
+27 15 795 5203
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was doing tourists attractions last year around August which meant that I had to visit several tourist attractions around Hoedspruit including Hoedspruid endangered species, Moholoholo and others. All of the other attractions were found with ease, because they do appear on the navigator. But...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ducks2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve spent some time volunteering here and it’s such an awesome place to spend your time. The curators hold a wealth of knowledge and really guide you through everything you need to know to succeed. Highly recommended place to volunteer and visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Always exciting & interesting for visitors to visit, learn and appreciate the different snakes and reptiles in our close environment .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cristel B
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Then place is nice and clean.the reptiles are put and containers that are well kept and locked making it safer for guests.there are alot of different snakes to Dr and learn ABOUT. It's very informative.there are different reptiles including tortoise and crocodiles.there is a small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kedibonem609
Reviewed July 24, 2018

They are doing a good job but there is not that much to do, they could look at a bigger variety. What you see does not justify the price you pay unless you are mad about snakes! The restaurant could look at bettering there menu.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1naomi01
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing visit. We did the"interactive experience" which cost a fair bit as we had to pay for 6 adults as this is the minimum group size for this particular tour. We had a great your of all the animals and got to handle the bearded...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Guide Prince gave us a lecture on snakes, spiders and scorpions, acoustics not great but with the slide show I got the gist. He then allowed my group to hold a snake and take some photos before offering a physical lecture where we got a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Clair M
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is a great place to visit to see and learn about reptiles. I was fortunate enough to meet the owner Donald who was so informative and passionate about protecting and caring for these animals. I learned so much about conversation and I learnt a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank michelleconaty
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I recently moved to around the Hoedspruit area but do not have a car. Eventually I am hoping to be able to rent a vehicle but in the meantime, I wanted to check out a place where I could take public transportation. Kinyonga Reptile Centre...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ranjan S
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We were thoroughly entertained by our host. We learned a lot, and had the oppertuneties to view some reptiles close up.

Date of experience: June 2017
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