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Small but interesting

This is a small place but if you enjoy looking at reptiles and amphibians, it's great! The have a... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
A nice attraction wasted

We got to the vivarium, and at first it looked like a guide will take us around the exhibition... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Julio T
Quito, Ecuador
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  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
26 Aug 2018
“Small but interesting”
28 Jun 2017
“Much smaller than expected; not worth the cost”
Av. Amazonas No. 3008 y Rumipamba | Dentro del Parque De La Carolina, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-227-1799
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This is a small place but if you enjoy looking at reptiles and amphibians, it's great! The have a wide variety of venemous snakes and boas, plus frogs, toads, turtles, and some other things. There are 2 big areas as you come through, and right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Millet02
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It was only about $3-4 to get in here, but after reading the description in my travel book (and being to jardin botanica) I expected a little more and after the fact was upset about the relatively high cost. When you arrive, You get the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank LaraDavis
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We got to the vivarium, and at first it looked like a guide will take us around the exhibition, instead, he told as to walk around and read the charts. I think they should show you the place since they know the differences and kinds...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Julio T
Reviewed 3 April 2016

They did offer a senior rate, but my friend had already paid the full price before I noticed. We were told that no photos could be taken. I guess telling people to not use a flash had been unsuccessful. I can also now understand why...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank retiredJB
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I was pretty disappointed with this attraction and wished that I'd realised how tiny it was before I went. Primarily snakes, but there were also 2 types of caiman, a few frogs, turtles, terrapins and 4 iguanas. Although I'm quite animal obsessed I found it...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The snakes, frogs, and other creatures at this small museum were interesting ,and the placards gave a decent amount of information about them, where they live, how endangered they are, etc. While small, the museum is pretty good for what it is. It is somewhat...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Lizara K
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This reptile exhibit is located in Parque La Carolina and a short walk from the Botanical Gardens. It is a small place but full of venemous and non-venemous snakes found in Ecuador (except for the one corn snake that is from the U.S.). Good descriptions...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Despite being a Monday, the place was not open. Very disappointed. Waited after the opening time advertised on door and then had to yell at staff through the gate when they were opening. Answer was they were not.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank emmajk87
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We arrived here to the small but nice vivarium, which contains reptiles and amphibians. The person at the entrance (Francisco, as I recall) informed us that all the placards for the animals were in Spanish. Since my wife and I don't speak Spanish well, he...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Greg T
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Located in the Carolina park, this little vivarium can be a good place to see snakes and little else. The price to visit was around $5.00 for adults. No guide is provided but each snake "habitat" had an small descrition with the snake name and...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank LostSpaniard
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