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Snake Farm

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Address: Horagoda Rd, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 77 796 8320
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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My heart was beating

Worth a trip. My heart was in my mouth 😮 he has a load of snakes there and tells you do much about them. I really did poo my pants when the Cobras came out to play. A Must see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
vckyjam
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Berkeley, United Kingdom
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Berkeley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a trip. My heart was in my mouth 😮 he has a load of snakes there and tells you do much about them. I really did poo my pants when the Cobras came out to play. A Must see.

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Slovenian Littoral Region, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

You think that this is a farm, but it's just a house where this man lives and all snakes are in their cages inside the house. He presents one by one. You can hold snakes that are not dangerous and poisonous and take pictures with them. The owner is so nice and he took some pictures of cobra instead of... More 

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Thank Mateja89
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's definetly worth visiting. Owner really knows his way around the snakes. Apropriate for people to get rid of the snake-fobia i suppose. Perhapse it's better to make sure he's home, here's his number: 078178268

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Thank Irenej K
Matara, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We see many kind of snakes, scorpions, spiders and many animals. It's cheap and best place to visit. I recommend this place to visit.

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Getting up personal with the snakes really made you think twice about walking through a rice field, You get to see Balck, Brown Cobras and Vipers and many snake that you can hold for a photo.

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Thank surf2515
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We visited with our teen & tween children and they loved it. We got to see the poisonous snakes and handle the non poisonous ones. The handler is an amazing (and brave) guy. Some great photo opportunities.

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Thank coiscoille
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We went there on our bike, easy to find with google maps/gps. Its actually a small house, the owner keeps all kinds of snakes and acts as somewhat of a 'snakepolice', catching snakes if theyre gound in houses etc. He puts on a cool show for you, showing you all the snakes and letting ypu touch the non-venemous ones. Can... More 

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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you plan to visit Sri lanka and staying closer to Mirissa, Matara, Weligama you must visit this place

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Thank Rushaan-Cassiere
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't know what to expect but this was such a great activity, run out a home in a local village, when we arrived we were seated in an adjoining terrace and we were shown many snakes in a personal tour, our children were given the opportunity to touch and hold snakes, this is not commercial but a man that is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here this morning with my 11 and 8 year old daughters. It is a very small place (I thought our driver had taken us to the wrong place for a few minutes) and the owner is a very experienced handler who rescues snakes mostly from homes and paddyfields and then releases them a few weeks later. We sat outside... More 

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