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Indian River Reptile Zoo

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2206 RR#3 hwy# 7 | Indian River, Peterborough, Ontario K0L 2B0, Canada
+1 705-639-1443
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Awesome trip!

Crocs! Gators! Snakes! Lizards! More reptiles than you could shake a stick at. Delightful. And not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katie G
via mobile
A Rescue Zoo!

I took my 11 year old niece there. A staff person walked through the zoo providing us with... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Peterborough, Canada
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Indian River Reptile Zoo is unique in Canada and is one of the most modern and exciting specialized animal centers in the world! Here you can see snakes, lizards, monitors, alligators, turtles, crocodiles, and even special guest animals such as monkeys and more! The animals are housed in state of the art, climate controlled facilities which were specifically designed to house reptiles.we were first and only reptile zoo to be accredited by the Canadian Association of Zoos & Aquariums (CAZA) and have remained accredited since that time. We are a non-profit charity.
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2206 RR#3 hwy# 7 | Indian River, Peterborough, Ontario K0L 2B0, Canada
+1 705-639-1443
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crocs! Gators! Snakes! Lizards! More reptiles than you could shake a stick at. Delightful. And not a single amphibian to be seen anywhere. As it should be... I'm looking at you, kayaks at the Canoe Museum! Stay focused! Seriously though it was a wonderful experience!...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I took my 11 year old niece there. A staff person walked through the zoo providing us with information about each creature, such as a snapping turtle, different snakes, lizards, etc. It was raining, and umbrellas were provided so we could walk between the buildings....More

Thank 102kwalsh
Reviewed 4 September 2017

When looking at local zoos Indian River Reptile Zoo popped up in our search. Being in the Peterbough area it was going to be a bit of a drive but who can pass on a chance to see live crocs and other reptiles. It was...More

Thank Myetman
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I were pleased with this visit, our children loved the animals, and the attractions outside, we also enjoyed the live show, it taught them a lot and also they involve the children with the animals. Overall very satisfied ....

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Took my girls and they liked seeing all the Reptiles but I was shocked at how small the place was and how much they charged for entry,, if you find a deal and can get coupons would be better,,

Thank T4088UHcindyb
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I would like to first point out that this isn't a traditional zoo. It's a conservation center/zoo. I have experience with similar places so I knew what to expect. If you're going there expecting the glitz and glamour of a full fledged zoo then you...More

Thank cameronw995
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my 12 year old grandson. He said he enjoyed it and the place was okay. It seems that reptiles do not move too much and so he went through the snake exhibits pretty quickly ....they were all stationary and often hard to...More

1  Thank someday0713
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Indian River Reptile Zoo is an important producer of antivenin serum. The zoo is a serious conservation facility featuring a wide variety of reptile's, many of which are exotic. The zoo participates heavily in reptile rescue operations. It is not a typical roadside zoo. The...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Better than we'd hoped. Nice small town vibe with lots of critters. Friendly staff that answered questions about the animals.

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Finally got to the Indian river reptile zoo and had a nice time, loved the crocodile walk and seeing the mechanic dinosaurs and with the sound affects and motions it's very realistic. A note to keep in mind ur can save $3 on admission but...More

1  Thank barefooter69
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27 August 2016|
Response from WeAreAnimals | Reviewed this property |
They look permanent but there is only one way to answer your question: (705) 639-1443 Cheers,
Rose H
26 July 2015|
Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Admission rates: Adult: $20.00 Senior and Youth: $15.00 Child: $10.00 Special Needs: $15.00 Under 3: Free
Rose H
26 July 2015|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are coupons. Sorry can't remember price. Try their web site.