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Little Ray's Reptile Zoo and Nature Centre- Hamilton

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869 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3B4, Canada
+1 905-549-6868
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Interesting place to visit on a rainy day.

An "interesting" drive from Oakville through the industrial streets Hamilton. Three of us with a 3... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
114Rainer
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Oakville, Canada
Slothy happiness

My husband and I visited Little Ray's a couple of weeks ago and it was a great experience. To... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
revuwhennecessary
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“rainy day” (6 reviews)
“pet shop” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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869 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3B4, Canada
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+1 905-549-6868
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An "interesting" drive from Oakville through the industrial streets Hamilton. Three of us with a 3 year old opted to visit Ray's on a rainy Sunday morning. Excellent decision. The number of reptiles and other animals was just perfect for a three year old's attention...More

2  Thank 114Rainer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Little Ray's a couple of weeks ago and it was a great experience. To start- we got up close and personal with a sloth named Roger! We did the sloth encounter that is offered at an additional charge...and it was...More

Thank revuwhennecessary
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

The price for gaining admittance was alright! The reptiles we saw were well cared for, but some of their enclosures were small! The walking corridors we use to navigate through the zoo were tight. The shows they have are well paced, and the shows are...More

1  Thank citypins
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on a complete whim. I had very low expectations (the exterior is very deceiving) but inside was great! Clean, bright and informative displays (full disclosure: there is a smell but that's what you get with living creatures). We loved the presentation and the...More

Thank valerie647
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Pros: lots of animals to see Nice enclosures More than just reptiles Friendly knowledgeable staff Groupons for discount tickets Cons: wierd location Strong smell is some places Stairs in the middle, not great for strollers

Thank Randi W
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

After fun time at hamilton go karts we drove by this place and it looked like a pet shop but were we ever surprised! What a great place. Great knowledgeable staff, lots of critters for kids to see and interact with. Very pleasantly surprised. Fun...More

Thank Topher E
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Little Ray's. Staff is friendly, entertaining and interactive. Our boys really enjoyed their time there. So much too see and you learn a thing or two as well. They have live snake feeding times which is eeeekkk but enjoyed by...More

1  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

When we first pulled up with the family at Ray's, we almost didn't go in as it looked like little more than a glorified pet shop BUT this was so no the case! We went in and were greeted by friendly staff. We then walked...More

1  Thank JukeboxMama
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Went to show at the Scotiabank Centre in the Falls. 15.00 to get in. A lot of reptiles, a scorpion and a tarantula. Went mainly to see the sloth and the kangaroo, very cute. Nothing was hands on so that was a huge disappointment. They...More

Thank Gerri M
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Went there with my mom and my 2 year old last month, the place is small but neat and fun. We enjoyed seeing the pythons, kangaroo, and my 2 years old loves the big turtles. There is a hands-on animal sessions and it was my...More

Thank Lazy M
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