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El Serpentario

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Calle Sangre de Toro, El Valle de Anton 1001, Panama
+507 6569-2676
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Fun and informative

Our group of 5 really enjoyed this trip. The guide we had was amazingly fun and informative. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
Andrea A
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Atlanta, Georgia
Noble conservation effort but nothing fancy.

The serpentarium itself is a simple affair, a single small building with less than a dozen glass... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
LaDulceVida
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“night tour” (2 reviews)
“small place” (3 reviews)
“the owner” (6 reviews)
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Calle Sangre de Toro, El Valle de Anton 1001, Panama
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+507 6569-2676

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Our group of 5 really enjoyed this trip. The guide we had was amazingly fun and informative. It was only a small place but totally worth the $4 admission.

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The serpentarium itself is a simple affair, a single small building with less than a dozen glass enclosures displaying some of the local venomous and non-venomous snakes. It is manned by Mario, the owner, and some volunteers. Unfortunately, when I visited on a Sunday, it...More

Thank LaDulceVida
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We didn't visit the Serpentario proper, but the owner, Mario Urriola, runs birdwatching tours, and night tours, through the Serpentario. We did both. Mario was extremely knowledgeable about all El Valle animals. On our morning bird walk, we saw over forty species of birds. Mario...More

Thank Tikibob1214
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is an amazing place that takes in rescue animals - from many types of snakes to turtles to caiman's. The volunteer guide is very very knowledgable and shared many insights and info that we didn't know. I love that this is a rescue place...More

Thank Ila K
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We enjoyed our visit here. The guide was knowledgeable and allowed us all to hold the rainbow boa. Entertaining and educational.

2  Thank buzzbee79
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We spent an hour or so looking at snakes, crocodiles and turtles, but mostly snakes. Our three year old enjoyed them all! Our guide was not fluent in English but by the time we were halfway through a man came to finish our tour and...More

Thank Antietam788
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We made an effort to get to this place because we thought my 12 year old son would enjoy it. The most impressive thing about it is a giant carved wooden snake at the entrance. When we got there, there was a guy holding a...More

Thank losangelesfirefly
Reviewed 15 December 2015

By visiting the serpentarium you are supporting the organisation which rehomes and relocates some abandoned pets/reptiles. The tour is very educational and would be a great introduction to the kinds of species you might come across if you're hiking locally as many of the snakes...More

1  Thank carranj
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We had a good time here looking and learning about all the reptiles they had. My son was allowed to touch and carry snakes and we all learned plenty form the experience.

Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Learned about the local snakes and other critters from a volunteer from Florida. Got a couple of good pointers with respect to identification of poisonous snakes. A little disappointed in the number of species on display.

Thank mark k
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