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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

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Address: | Just off the N2, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
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+27 82 667 6588
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Great experience!

Our guide Ken was very informative and the whole experience was very educational and interesting. We also had the chance to hold some of the snakes, which was awesome! A must see!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ilse M
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 8 years old is already quiet informed about most snakes and reptiles despite to that the guide was very knowledgable and he was able to teach more information that my son didn't know about the snakes.

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Thank ArzuUzel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Ken was very informative and the whole experience was very educational and interesting. We also had the chance to hold some of the snakes, which was awesome! A must see!

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Thank Ilse M
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Willmore for a wonderful tour! You had the whole family engaged and loving your tour and your information! We COULD have listened to you for 7 hours! Highly recommended for the whole family!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a fun and informative few hours learning about snakes and getting the opportunity to hold several of them. The tour was made by the passionate and funny man that is 'Prince Albert' .... he made sure everyone had a laugh, adults and children, whilst learning about snakes and clearing up so pre conceived ideas about them. I thought the... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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160 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This sanctuary is easily accessed just off the N2 highway. Upon our arrival, we were warmly welcomed by a tour guide named Ken. He immediately asked us our names and explained that he would take us around the facility to show us the different snakes. Throughout the tour, he mentioned my children by names, kept them entertained with stories and... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learnt alot about snakes in SA and even put one around my neck for the first time ever...the guide we had was brilliant

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Thank Liesl S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were warmly welcomed and introduced to the park. The tour was very relaxed and you can walk around, listen to Kens great knowledge about all the snakes, freely take pictures, hold snakes, explore the whole area. After the tour you are free to walk around by yourself. All in all a great experience. Ken was a great guide who... More 

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Thank Simon H
London
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We were given a very informative guided tour as a family along with one other couple. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour takes around an hour, and there is then a small play area and a small shop. My wife and daughter were both a bit nervous of snakes before this, but found out that they are... More 

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Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

the snake sanctuary was a great day out, informative, entertaining and very comprehensive. our guide Prince Albert was very good, and he was able to keep the kids' attention with him during the entire tour. Afterwards they accommodated us to have our picknick in their play area, which is wonderful too!

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Thank Mirella V
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Really lovely afternoon spent here, tour was an hour long but our guide Albert took lots of time to explain about the different types of snakes and answered any questions we had, so our tour was nearly 2 hours long, which was great, we held a few different types of snakes and the whole visit was excellent!

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