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Gecko Cave

The Cave Room was officially opened in 2006 with the aid of a Grant from the Federal Governments Australian Tourism Development Program. It took Erica and Murray from Nature Themes almost five weeks to construct the interior of the Gecko Cave. The individual enclosures were transformed into amazing mini habitats by Justin Rutherford using Universal Rock, extruded PVC photographic prints and natural materials. The naturally styled enclosures house numerous gecko species from the Alice Springs region, Barkly and the Top End.

The Cave Room made the ideal location to host the Steve Irwin tribute night in September 2006. Almost $400 was raised and donated to local wildlife rehabilitation organisation, Wildcare Inc. Alice Springs in memory of the Crocodile Hunter.

The Gecko Cave is the ideal place to start your visit to the Reptile Centre. Marvel at the many species of gecko on display that would be almost impossible to see in the wild, then wander through the rest of the live exhibits to get up close to the reptile fauna that dominates our vast Northern Territory landscapes that we live amongst today.