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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.

Red-naped snake

Snake Catcher Currumbin, Currumbin Waters, Coolangatta, Tugun and Currumbin Valley

The snake catcher Currumbin, Currumbin Waters, Coolangatta, Tugun and Currumbin Valley has captured a range of species including both venomous and non-venomous species. Amongst these the Eastern Brown Snake has featured in many captures and is represented across all suburbs mentioned. Numerous animals have been recovered from foreshore areas along the coastal strip. In addition Red-bellied Black Snakes and Yellow-faced Whip Snakes are commonly seen.

The Carpet Python is most commonly encountered snake as is typical across most suburbs of the Gold Coast. They are often responsible for taking small household pets and poultry not maintained in snake proof enclosures. A large number of calls however also turn out to be in relation to the harmless Common Tree Snake which often is found within the confines of homes. Household cats are notorious for bringing tree snakes into home.

In all cases keep an eye on the snake whilst the Gold Coast snake catcher is called. It is imperative that on arrival the snake catcher can be directed to the snake or its last known locality.

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

Tugun

Tugan Carpet PythonCarpet Pythons are amongst the most often encountered snakes within the Brisbane and Gold Coast region. This python was found behind an air conditioning unit in Tugun on the Gold Coast. The call from the tenants was dispatched resulting in the Carpet Python being captured and relocated within 20 minutes. Carpet Pythons are non-venomous however can deliver a nasty bite when provoked. The bite can result in severe lacerations and puncture wounds therefore it is recommended that you contact a trained and experienced professional snake catcher in the event that you may encounter any snake species.

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