24 HOURS    7 Days a week

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 Nerang, Carrara, Highland Park and Worongary

The suburbs of Nerang, Carrara, Highland Park and Worongary include areas of green space and high density residential landscapes often conducive to numerous snake species. The snake catcher Nerang, Carrara, Highland Park and Worongary often catches numerous species here including the highly venomous Eastern Brown Snake. As a dangerously venomous snake species a snake removal specialist should be engaged if relocation is required. Other venomous snake species occurring in these suburbs include the Red-bellied Black Snake, Eastern Small-eyed Snake and the Yellow-faced Whip Snake. The occasional Marsh Snake is also found with regularity in some areas of Helensvale

Non venomous species present include the Carpet Python and Common Tree Snake which make up the bulk of snakes seen. Carpet pythons although non-venomous can inflict a laceration and or multiple puncture type injury and should not be interfered with by an inexperience person. Small pets are particularly vulnerable and are often taken by snakes. The Common Tree Snake is an agile, fast moving species that is regularly removed from inside homes

Having responded to calls throughout all these suburbs with high frequency we look to attend to your property as soon as possible to assist you with your snake removal needs. It is crucial that the snake be watched at all times to make sure the snake catcher has the best opportunity to catch your snake. Snakes are cryptic by nature and continued watch is a must to ensure the best chance of the snake being found and relocated 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

Nerang

Nerang Common Tree SnakeThis Common Tree Snake was a little confused when he found himself in the middle of an office located in Nerang on the Gold Coast. Office staff arrived in the morning and encountered this beautiful snake and contacted our snake catcher to relocate him. He seemed quite comfortable in the office and didn’t want to leave showcasing his spectacular defensive posture when approached – green tree snakes flair their neck when they are feeling threatened displaying the light blue spots on the skin beneath. The snake was captured and relocated into an area with suitable refugia within 35 minutes of the call being dispatched.

Main page | Snake Identification |Snake Information | Links | First aid | Blog | Articles

Copyright © 2015 Gold Coast Snake Catchers, All rights reserved.
Web site by Serenity Computer Services >