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Gold Coast Snake Catcher provides the number for a reliable snake catcher in your area. Only snake catchers who provide a 24 hr snake removal service are referred to within the Gold Coast areas. These catchers are fully licensed and comprehensively insured and have demonstrated experience conducting snake removal activities. Contact the number below for your Gold Coast snake catcher.

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Snake Catcher Canungra, Beechmont, Lower Beechmont and Binna Burra

With some of the Hinterlands most outstanding scenery the suburbs and towns of Canungra, Beechmont, Lower Beechmont and Binna Burra are not only floristically appealing but harbour high fauna species diversity. This means the snake catcher Canungra, Beechmont, Lower Beechmont and Binna Burra encounters species not found in the coastal regions of the Gold Coast. The Rough-scaled Snake, Stephens Banded Snake, Death Adder and the Tiger Snake have been recorded in some of these localities. Callouts to properties are in most instances are for Carpet Python, Eastern Brown Snake or Common Tree Snake but on occasion these rarities are found. The Gold Coast Snake Catcher can not only identify these snakes but also provide capture and translocation in accordance with individual species requirements.

It is essential that the snake or the area it was last seen is continually observed to ensure the snake catcher has every probability to catch your snake. Snakes are cryptic by nature and a watchful eye is a necessity to ensure the snake is located and captured by the snake catcher.

Venomous Snakes

The following list is of all species of elapid (venomous land snakes) known to have been reliably recorded within the Gold Coast Region, including the Hinterland and immediately adjacent areas to the west. These records include actual museum specimens lodged in collections or those recorded by well-respected experts in the field of snake taxonomy and subsequent identification.

Species Name Scientific Name Captured Likely to occur or recorded
Eastern Brown Snake Pseudonaja textilis Y Recorded
Red-bellied Black Snake Pseudechis porphyriacus Y Recorded
Yellow-faced Whip Snake Demansia psammophis Y Recorded
Spotted Black Snake Pseudechis porphyriacus N Unlikely
Rough-scaled Snake Tropidechis carinatus N Unlikely
Stephens Banded Snake Hoplocephalus stephensii N Unlikely
White Crowned Snake Cacophis harriettae Y Recorded
Dwarf Crowned Snake Cacophis krefftii P Possible
Golden Crowned Snake Cacophis squamulosus P Possible
Eastern Small-eyed Snake Cryptophis nigrescens Y Recorded
Marsh Snake Hemiaspis signata Y Recorded
Death Adder Acanthophis antarcticus N Unlikely
Coastal Taipan Oxyuranus scutellatus N Unlikely
Bandy Bandy Vermicella annulata N Possible
Red-naped Snake Furina diadema N Unlikely
Pale-headed Snake Hoplocephalus bitorquatus N Unlikely
Tiger Snake Notechis scutatus N Unlikely

Non-venomous Snakes

captured by the snake catcher Gold Coast or likely to occur in one or more these localities

The following list is of all non-venomous snake species known to have been reliably recorded within the Gold Coast Region, including the Hinterland and immediately adjacent areas to the west. These records include actual museum specimens lodged in collections or those recorded by well-respected experts in the field of snake taxonomy and subsequent identification. Snake families represented here include:

  • Boidae (Pythons)
  • Colubridae (solid toothed and rear fanged snakes)
  • Typhlodidae (Blind snakes)
Species Name Scientific Name Captured Likely to occur or recorded
Carpet Python Morelia spilota mcdowelli Y Recorded
Spotted Python Antaresia maculosa N Unlikely
Common Tree Snake Dendrelaphis punctulata Y Recorded
Brown Tree Snake Boiga irregularis Y Recorded
Keelback Snake Tropidonophis mairii Y Recorded
Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops sp. Y Recorded

Binna Burra

Binna Burra White Crowned SnakeThis beautiful White-crowned Snake was spotted in Binna Burra on the Gold Coast. It was found by the tenants at the base of a tree on their property. Binna Burra sees a high volume of snake encounters due to it being surrounded by Lamington National Park. This park is home to a diverse range of wildlife including snake species – both venomous and non-venomous. There are three species of Crowned Snakes commonly encountered in Brisbane and Gold Coast suburbs. This species is weakly venomous although they are reluctant biters and are not considered dangerous to humans. Regardless, it is recommended that if you encounter a snake in or around your home you rely on a trained and experienced professional snake catcher to handle the situation. Within 30 minutes of the call being made, this White-crowned Snake was captured successfully where it was then released into suitable habitat.

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