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Film, Television and Photography

Alice Springs Reptile Centre is the first port of call for many people in the industry who are looking for professional reptile wranglers and access to a variety of reptiles.

We can help gain access to fantastic locations, liaise with local set builders, provide animals, professional handlers and knowledge. Rex has worked with film producers, television companies and photographers since beginning in the reptile industry in 1991and knows what you want and understands your requirements.

We are able to take our animals off-site and can provide hard to find reptiles such as Perentie Goannas and Thorny Devils. We are experts at setting scenes and will work with you to get the shot.

Our many film, television and photographic credits include:
  • Sir David Attenborough, BBC, Life in Cold Blood
  • Lizard Kings, ABC
  • Wild Australasia, BBC
  • Python Hunters, National Geographic Wild
  • Natural Born Cheats, ABC Natural History Unit
  • American Visa television commercial
  • New Zealand’s Bounty Hunter television show
  • Animal Hospital, Channel 9 
  • Doctor Harry, Better Homes and Gardens, Channel 7
  • Totally Wild, Channel 10
  • Wild On, E! 
  • National Geographic Magazine
  • Kooey Swimwear Australia
Major Film Credits Include:
  • Untamed Australia, a documentary produced by a major French production company for the Discovery Channel aired worldwide in 2000. Rex’s reptiles were filmed in remote locations including Mt Connor and Curtin Springs near Uluru in Central Australia and then flown to the Top End to be filmed on location at Mt Borradaile in the majestic untouched Arnhem Land escarpment.
  • Surviving the Wild – The Australian Desert – Reptiles, a documentary produced for the Discovery Channel by a major French film company and televised worldwide in 2000. Rex’s reptiles travelled extensively throughout Central Australia to remote locations including the Devils Marbles near Tennant Creek and Rainbow Valley, south of Alice Springs.
  • IMAX Australia - Land Beyond Time, produced by Living Pictures (Australia) filmed in 2001 for release worldwide in IMAX cinemas in 2002. We provided numerous reptiles for filming in locations surrounding Alice Springs in Central Australia.

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Opening Times
9.30am to 5pm daily

Show Times
11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:30pm
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