Home to India’s first public zoo, Chennai also houses the Guindy Snake Park. It is the country’s 8th smallest park and was set up in 1972. The Guindy Snake Park is also India’s first reptile park. Situated in Guindy of Chennai, the Guindy Snake Park is home to an exotic variety of reptiles like vipers, cobras, pythons and other such reptiles.
The Guindy Snake Park is a popular park and is a favorite among tourists. It houses an exquisite variety of reptiles especially snakes. It is housed inside the Guindy National Park along with the Children’s park.
Hence, a lot of visitors here include children. The park itself is filled with a vibrant variety of flora and fauna. There is a huge aquarium that houses sea snakes and turtles. The huge model of a T-rex is placed in front of the park and is an attraction among the kids.
There are over 34 reptile species on display in the park and includes varieties of crocodile, snakes, lizards and turtles.