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About Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

Cuddle a snake, count all 64 teeth of a Nile crocodile and get up close to a sky predator.

Emphatically not a zoo, the Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre is a rehabilitation and education facility providing a home and veterinary care for rescued birds of prey and reptiles.

Daily live shows and guided tours allow visitors to come face to face with the venomous Cape Cobra and numerous other deadly African snakes.

A large component of their work is educating authorities, the public, retailers and young folk. The focus is to create a better understanding and awareness of these misunderstood and largely misaligned creatures.

Some of the animals and birds were rescued from the pet trade or are injured and not able to be returned to the wild. Others are sourced from reputable reptile breeders.

+27 (0) 82 332 3499

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 09:00 - 18:00

Feeding tours: Tuesday to Sunday 18:00 (bookings are essential).

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Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre is 18.7km from the centre of Addo Elephant National Park , the nearest airport 56.6km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
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