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Dong Tam Snake Farm

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Snake Farm & Zoo

It was a combination of a snake farm and a small Zoo combination, with pretty old fashioned... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
David B L
Los Angeles, California
Animals in very bad conditions

I do not recommend this place due to the bad animal treatment. Cages are too small for most of... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible35%
27 Nov 2017
“Snake Farm & Zoo”
29 Jul 2018
“nothing but cruelty to animals”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Binh Duc Commune, Chau Thanh, My Tho, Vietnam
+84 73 3853 204
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Trai Ran Dong Tam First I thought visiting this place was a mistake, then I realized it was worth it as I can share the experience with you. Trai Ran Dong Tam claims to be one of the largest snake-raising centers in Vietnam, and as...More

3  Thank Filip N
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

This is probably the saddest part of our entire trip and I wouldn’t even give it one star! Absolutely heart broken to see the animals in such poor conditions. The “snake farm” was simply rows of small concrete cages which you could hardly see in...More

2  Thank HelenC4785
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Horrible place aninals are suffering, and its horrible to watch, kept on concret,even not trying to make them similar environment where they supposed to be! Monkeys kept on trees with chains ob their neck. So sad place :( do not go! Do not support them.

2  Thank joannaQ1099IO
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

First I want to say, that we really like zoos in general. But the way they keep the animals in way too small cages is just cruel. Water for fishes is dirty. Further xou don't even see much of the snakes, because they are very...More

3  Thank Jonasweichert
Reviewed 28 November 2017

It was a combination of a snake farm and a small Zoo combination, with pretty old fashioned exhibitions and conditions for the animals. Supposedly does some good by providing venom for making anti venom for poisonous snake bites. But, nothing special here.

Thank David B L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The place is suposed to be a snakefarm but It's actually a zoo. Monkeys are chained with a chain of less than a meter. Bears were in cement small cages and they had run mad. You could feel the animals stress everywhere. There was even...More

2  Thank AuroraR159
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I visited what I thought was a snakefarm, but it turned out to be a small zoo as well. There are a lot if snakes in small cages, but they are really hard to see due to the constructions of the cages. There are some...More

2  Thank rawi05ab
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I do not recommend this place due to the bad animal treatment. Cages are too small for most of animals (Monkeys, Snakes, Birds, Crocodiles...) Some monkeys are attached to a tree all day with a short leash.

1  Thank Adrien85
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This place is not what it seems from its title - while there are several different types of snakes here, you will also find the following highlights; * an eagle in a cage so small it can't even stretch it's wings * otters with no...More

4  Thank Nikaelarae
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this park today on our way out of My Tho and had a fairly pleasant time. The foliage is lovely, staff were kind and the ice cream stand was ideal! Was interesting reading about all the snakes in the museum too. The snakes...More

1  Thank Freya S
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