Reptiles and snakes


Rockhampton Zoo is home to variety of snakes, lizards, monitors, crocodiles and frogs.

Head along to the Australian Dry Eucalyptus zone to see:

  • Jungle carpet python (Morelia spilota cheynei)
  • Boyd's forest dragons (Hypsilurus boydii)
  • White lipped tree frog (Litoria infrafrenata)
  • Boa constrictor (Boa constrictor)
  • Lace monitor (Varanus varius)
  • Perentie (Varanus giganteus)

Visit our jungle python as you leave the Australian Rainforest Aviary or attend the snake talk at 9.40am on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday where our Zoo Keepers, will often 'take the snakes' for a walk and answer any questions. Grab the opportunity to get up close and even touch one of Australia's prehistoric beauties! Snakes at Rockhampton Zoo include:

  • Coastal carpet python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli)
  • Olive python (Liasis olivaceus)
  • Spotted python (Antaresia maculosa)
  • Stimson's python (Antaresia stimsoni)
  • Water python (Liasis fuscus)
  • Woma python (Aspidites ramsayi)