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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 Mount Nathan, Maudsland, Clagiraba, Guanaba and Tamborine Mountain

The suburbs of Mount Nathan, Maudsland, Clagiraba, Guanaba and Tamborine Mountain form part of the lowland and foothill country associated with the Gold Coast Hinterland. The snake catcher for Mount Nathan, Maudsland, Clagiraba, Guanaba and Tamborine Mountain often encounters species which are less prevalent in more coastal suburbs due to the diversity of vegetative structures and subsequent variability in habitat profiles. Brown Tree Snakes are found throughout the Gold Coast but these suburbs typically turn up more of this highly arboreal and easily recognised species

With the Gold Coast Snake Catcher having attended to dozens of calls in this area we look to provide you with a rapid response here possible to assist with your snake encounter. It is imperative in all circumstances that the snake is watched at all times, or if the snake is no longer visible the vicinity in which it was last seen is carefully monitored.

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

Maudsland

Maudsland Carpet PythonThis Carpet Python caught in Maudsland on the Gold Coast was a regular visitor to a property backing on to thick bushland. This species is commonly found in residential properties particularly in the Gold Coast and Brisbane region. This snake was found underneath leaf litter at the base of a tree where it was successfully captured and subsequently released. The snake was successfully relocated within 40 minutes of the call being dispatched and released into suitable refugia.

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