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Dragon Rock Reptile Centre

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A reptile lover's delight!

There were all kinds of creepy crawlies, slithering and cuddly creatures to see! Our guide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JPaton79
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Mandini, South Africa
Personal visit on vacation

Very nice guide, interesting facts added. You get a chance to touch all the creatures and are... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
mehtaabshaikdawood
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Dragon Rock Reptile Centre is situated in the heart of the beautiful Drakensberg in Kwazulu Natal. We are a nature and reptile centre. We believe education is the most powerful weapon with which we can change the world around us. That is why we...more
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R 600 Champagne Castle Road, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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+27 82 955 1404
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were all kinds of creepy crawlies, slithering and cuddly creatures to see! Our guide certainly knew his stuff and let us get up close and personal with many of the creatures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JPaton79
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

A small but interesting facility. Can only be visited at set tour times. The tour is informative with a friendly guide. There is a good range of snakes and other reptiles to view and interact with. Ideal experience for all ages and very educational for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ColinHegter
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice guide, interesting facts added. You get a chance to touch all the creatures and are educated about them. great for the whole family. Awesome experience!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mehtaabshaikdawood
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Given the great reviews posted by others, I attempted to make a booking for my family to visit the center. Sadly they do not allow children under 5 years because of previous incidents that have made them classify children under 5 years as all extremely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank acrampton7
Reviewed 2 July 2018

the person at the gate just informed us when we were got there that no kids under 5 years old allowed and very rudely told us that they were fully booked, this could not be good business practice, didnt even give us an alternate time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank karen c
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

It was a very informative morning. Well presented with a person that is very knowledgeable and passionate about what he does. How amazing to touch the various animals. Learned so much. Book the tour, it is worth it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ElizabethAnneC2
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Very knowledgeable guide knows his reptiles and creepy crawlies! Bookings essential. You’re able to touch and hold a wide range of animals, snakes, spiders and reptiles.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ElaineA2308
Reviewed 4 April 2018

After googling them - no website - and looking for info on google maps, we drove out there with our 3 year old but were told once we arrived that no under 5 year olds were allowed. We also just saw a family walking out...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Well we have been a few times to this place and we love it every time. The man loves his creatures and he is very well informed. The kids especially love holding and touching the reptiles and spiders. No kids under 5 though! I can...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AshleighGreen
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I'm not the most prolific reviewer but this place just has to get a mention. We visited as a group of 4 adults. We were given a full 2 hour show around with masses of info and hands on time with the array of snakes,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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R70 per adult and R50 under 12, absolutely worth it.
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