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About Pure Venom Reptile Park

If you’re on holiday with kids along the Hibiscus Coast drive them straight to Pure Venom Reptile Park.

Here they can eyeball some of the most fearsome and venomous snakes on the planet; count all 70 teeth of a crocodile and stroke the scales of an iguana. If you’re brave enough you can even have your mug shot taken while holding a python, mamba, cobra or viper!

The park is situated on an old estate in Izotsha near Shelly Beach. The beautiful grounds are graced by enormous wild olive trees that date back to the 1800s.

Publicized as the biggest reptile farm in Africa, it is home to an awesome collection of indigenous and exotic reptiles. This includes nine species of rattlesnake, the largest variation of this species outside the USA, and five species of crocodile. The highly threatened giant sungazer lizard breeds here and you might even witness the mating and courtship rituals of gaboon vipers, boomslang and mambas.

Kids big and small will be thrilled as they get up close and personal with numerous snakes, iguanas and crocodiles. Pure Venom Reptile Park also presents an interesting educational experience. Here you will find out funky facts about snakes including the fact that egg-eating snakes have teeth in their necks and mole snakes have up to ninety five babies!

Guided tours and snake demonstrations are on offer daily. Don’t miss witnessing the fascinating spectacle of crocodiles and alligators being fed on Sundays.

+27 (0) 39 685 0704
Open daily 09:00 – 17:00.

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+27 (0) 39 685 0704
Things to do in Shelly Beach (KZN)

Reviews for Pure Venom Reptile Park

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Bint Ansarmeeah
20 October 2014

Awesome experience.

Willie Koegelenberg
10 April 2014

Awesome reptile park!I would recommend this even over the Crocodile farm. Lots of snakes to see and crocodiles as well as farm animals. There's a restaurant to have a bite to eat, although I cannot comment on that since we didn't eat there.

Charmaine McBeath
20 January 2014

A bit expensive, but good facilities.

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