Meserani Snake Park, Arusha

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Get hands-on experience with non-venomous reptiles and get a close view of the dangerous ones at Meserani Snake Park, a collection of snakes and other reptiles just outside the capital. You can see some 50 snakes inside glass cages, including black mambas, cobras, and pythons, as well as tortoises, monitor lizards, crocodiles, and birds. The park also features a small museum of Maasai culture with dress mannequins in a bush setting; you will be guided by a person dressed like Maasai warrior. You can even take a 30-minute camel ride for fun. Make Meserani Snake Park part of your personalized Arusha itinerary using our Arusha trip planner .
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  • This place is a good time pass if you are in Arusha. This park is appox. 20 kms from Arusha city center. Inside the same premises you have - MESERANI SNAKE PARK - CAMEL RIDES - MASAI MARKET & MASAI MA...  more »
  • Excellent bar at the campsite and loved listening to Mamas stories (don't say anything stupid or it will end up in the book). Loved the idea of the snake bite clinic and well worth supporting. Great s...  more »
  • This place is a bit of a tourtist trap but it does give you some info on the snakes of East Africa. Facility could use a facelift and the camel rides are strange to have there but kids enjoy them. Maa...  more »
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  • A very nice place to visit, learn about Masai culture, wear the maasai dresses, ride camels, watch and hold a snakes lol if at all you brave to do that. Nice bar as well. Visit visit visit
  • It's a wonderful place to seeing reptiles and learning about them. Camel riding & Maasai culture museum For learning and for tourism
  • Amazing place with a lot of snake breeds but not only snakes crocodile and birds
  • Awesome, nice and real snakes, maasai culture centre is just wow, camel riding is cool.
  • Good story in short of maasai life history

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