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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 Mundoolun, Tamborine, Cedar Creek, Eagle Heights and North Tamborine

The suburbs of Mundoolun, Tamborine, Cedar Creek, Eagle Heights and North Tamborine form part of the area associated with the Gold Coast Hinterland. The snake catcher for Mundoolun, Tamborine, Cedar Creek, Eagle Heights and North Tamborine often encounters species which are not often, if at all see in more coastal suburbs due to the variability of floristic representation and subsequent diversity in habitat profiles. Although the Brown Tree Snake is found throughout the vast majority of Gold Coast suburbs these suburbs tend to account for more of this efficient climbing species. It is this aspect of their ecology that sees them often enter homes even through elevated windows or balconies.

IWith 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

Tamborine

Brown Tree Snake TamborineTamborine and surrounding suburbs within the Gold Coast regions see a high volume of snakes as there is ideal snake habitat within these areas. Brown Tree Snakes are common within these areas, particularly in residential regions. This is due to residential properties providing excellent shelter opportunities as well as an ideal home for their preferred prey species – which isbirds and small mammals. This Brown Tree Snake was curiously scoping out a property in Tamborineand had been frequently spotted by the tenants. Within 30 minutes of the call being dispatched, this snake was captured and then relocated in a neighbouring suburb offering suitable habitual conditions and away from close proximity to areas of high human activity.

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