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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

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Small surprising place

Very kid friendly place. My son 7 went alone in and got a nice support. The surrounding at the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Best reptile park!

From the moment the guides ran to us with umbrellas in the rain with a smile and a laugh, I knew... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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| Just off the N2, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Very kid friendly place. My son 7 went alone in and got a nice support. The surrounding at the crags is cool as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RTheD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment the guides ran to us with umbrellas in the rain with a smile and a laugh, I knew that this place was special - utterly professional, meticulous and world class facilities and highly entertaining and informative! Well done!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Terramanzi
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in South African reptiles then this is a must visit! They have a variety of snakes indigenous to the area and some others indigenous to Africa. The snake handlers are experienced and informative. A great place for groups to visit or...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TravelYoung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to Lawnwood as the guide welcomed us with warmth and he was very friendly and very knowledgable. He was very assuring to me with my fear for snakes as he guided me to even hold the big snake at the end...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank BentteHatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop just outside Plettenbergbay. Do think it is a bit pricey but it does go towards a great cause. Tour took about an hour and had a great guide. Explained everything about snakes and made it very informative and funny. Got to hold some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NelusR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with our two young children (aged 6 and 3), and we had the most fantastic time! We were greeted right at the gate and made to feel so welcome. We had a tour starting at the snake pit and ending with us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ponnusamy81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a snake lover I found this a great place - we had a 1:1 guided tour by Albert who was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and funny - and spent well over an hour with us. The snakes are very well kept and displayed. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AlanF528807
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

My little boy of 2 years old thoroughly enjoyed this. So did the rest of my family. The tour guide was knowledgeable and really great. Wonderful activity.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BubblyChards
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Great tour guide and a fun experience. Would be even better if it wasn't rainy, didn't stop the tour guide though. Awesome time and would highly recommend that you go out and do this.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ryn0d
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

It really is quite a nice looking sanctuary with gorgeous snakes and reptiles. You also get to hold 2 different kinds of snakes. The thing is... the Guide really spoiled the whole trip for us. Sorry but he just tries too hard to be funny....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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9 January 2018|
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Response from RubyH1988 | Reviewed this property |
R160 for the tour and entrance to the sanctuary.
Johan L
10 October 2016|
Response from M R C | Property representative |
Adults R160 , Teenagers R120 & Kids R80