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Cape Fear Serpentarium

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20 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4419
+1 910-762-1669
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Wonderful experience

Had a great time there, was sorry to hear of it's recent issues and very recent closure. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RuckinBrit .
Kids loved it.

It's been awhile since we visited-but with that said we absolutely loved visiting here. It was a... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Cody R
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Noblesville, Indiana
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The most exotic reptile facility in the country. Live exhibits of the world's rarest and deadliest reptiles all under one roof. Giant constrictors, venomous snakes, crocodiles, lizards, dragons and more... See the world's most exotic, rare and deadliest reptiles from around the world, all viewed in beautifully designed show exhibits that mimic their natural habitats. ...an indoor reptile park with some so rare they are not exhibited anywhere else! Live Feeding Shows. Open year round. Summer/Winter hours and days vary - please call for more info. Discounted admission for age 55+, veteran's, educators and military dependent's and for groups of 10 or more. FREE - Active Military with ID. FREE - children 4 years old and younger.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“venomous snakes” (25 reviews)
“snapping turtle” (16 reviews)
“king cobra” (10 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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20 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4419
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+1 910-762-1669
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time there, was sorry to hear of it's recent issues and very recent closure. The selection and knowledge and care or the animals seemed highly impressive. The feeding time was always a delight to watch. Will be missed.

5  Thank RuckinBrit .
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

It's been awhile since we visited-but with that said we absolutely loved visiting here. It was a raining day so the beach was not an option for a family of five. There was a busload of kiddos visiting that day from a summer program-completely unsupervised...More

23  Thank Cody R
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

It's really a very small place but it's so magical. My son, husband, and I loved every minute of it. I have some of the most amazing pictures from this place. The snakes are obviously handled a lot because they are very inquisitive and don't...More

35  Thank harveyj22
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been here many times, and we always bring the kids. Love this place but sad to hear that due to management and property issues they may have to close their doors. I certainly hope that never happens. Love this place...More

5  Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We found this place while walking around downtown. The price was okay, 16.00 for two of us, with a military discount. I hadn't seen so many snakes in one place before. We arrived around the time for live feedings were getting ready to start. I...More

11  Thank LadyAnn_12
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

The largest specimens -- in absolutely spotless and gorgeous habitats, also the most active and robust reptiles I have seen in a zoo-type environment --very active, something to do with the "snake whisperer" -the new director/owner, who is so obviously talented with these scary snakes...More

3  Thank 90210WorldTraveler
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

After watching “Stand ups” on Netflix, we couldn’t wait to check this place out. Upon arrival, we found out the wife shot the owner. They have taken down all of his propaganda. The snakes were the liveliest I have ever seen snakes. They seemed well...More

34  Thank Jennifer Z
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Love the CF Serpentarium! I like to go on Saturday afternoon when they do the feeding show! Crocodiles, mambas, bushmasters, cobras and any other venomous snake you can think of are all here!!

5  Thank Edie O
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Surprising number of the snakes, lizards and turtles were active an would come to you. The big lizard near the beginning of the exhibits must have thought we where there to feed him. The animals were in clean exhibits, appeared to be very healthy, and...More

2  Thank Breter
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

A great visit if you love snakes and reptiles. They boast having over 80 species of reptiles. The staff are extremely friendly. Tickets are reasonably priced at $9, discounts for retired military, elderly, and teachers. Free for active duty and those under 4. Each time...More

3  Thank savogan
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