Encounter our venom rooms!

Get up close with Australia’s deadliest venomous creatures, including the Funnel-web spider and some of the top 10 most venomous snakes in Australia. This exclusive behind the scenes tour takes you into the heart of the Park’s venom rooms. With the Park being the only place in Australia to milk venomous snakes and Funnel-web spiders, this isn’t an opportunity to be missed.

What’s Included?

  • Enter our deadly venom rooms here at the Park
  • See venomous snakes and Funnel-web spiders up close in our venom rooms
  • Take amazing photos to remember the experience forever

Venom Room Encounter Details

  • Price: $90 (does not include park admission)
  • Session time: Daily at 1:00pm
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Age limit: For ages 4 years+
  • Group limit: Max. 8 people per session

Frequently Asked Questions

No, our animal encounter prices do not include general admission to the Park. Admissions tickets can be purchased in your checkout.

Our Animal Encounters can be booked for people ages 4+. Please note that participants under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who has also paid for the experience and purchased entry tickets.

Suitable and comfortable clothing and footwear must be worn on the day. We recommend long pants to avoid any scatches.

If at the time of your encounter there is extreme weather or other conditions, the encounter will be cancelled to ensure the wellbeing of our animals.

Bookings for Animal Encounters are non-refundable. In the event that you cannot attend your booked time, we will endeavour to arrange another time, subject to availability.


“To all that have watched snakes being milked on tv like myself, it interesting but, to be standing in the same room with Zac and seeing it soo close up was amazing.”

Clayton N

“The Venom Room experience with Zac is a real treat – exciting and full of laughs – thank you.”

Lyn G


  1. The Australian Reptile Park is the sole supplier of venom to the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories
  2. The venom program was started back in the 1960’s
  3. The Park accepts public donations of Funnel-web spiders to contribute to the venom program