A special treasure of Arusha, a wonderful source of enjoyment and relaxation for locals and foreign visitors.
The snake park is located 25km west of Arusha on the route to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater.
The snake park provides various activities, take a guided tour and learn about some of the most dangerous snakes in the world, from the Black and Green Mamba, Egyptian Cobra, Puff Adders and many more. Capture your special moment and hold a real live snake. Check out the 3m plus crocodiles at feeding time and touch a baby crocodile.
You can also enjoy your personal Maasai guide who will take you on a spectacular tour of the Maasai Cultural Museum.
Visit the Free Education Centre, where the local Maasai have the opportunity to learn how to read and write and further their education in many different ways.
“Sentinel Outdoor Institute is proud to sponsor the Snake Park Medical Clinic and essential regional services it provides to the community. Sentinel courses provide internationally recognized first aid training and Wilderness First Responder certification. Our Courses include education on snake envenomation and field emergency treatment. However , access to advanced care and antivenin in clinical settings is essential to improved patient outcomes . www.sentineloutdoor.com”
The park is home to a variety of snakes common in Eastern and Southern Africa from the Black Mamba to the Black and Red spitting Cobras and the African Python. There are approximately 48 snakes you can view.
Other reptiles at the park include Moniter Lizards, Tortoises, Crocodiles, and a few species of birds that have been orphaned or injured and would not survive if they where returned to the wild. Meserani Snake Park is a great place to learn about some of Africa’s less notorious, but most efficient predators.