Reptile Display Terms & Conditions


Animals available on display

Slithers & Slides specialize in public educational displays using lives animals. We try to offer a variety of species, however working with live animals can mean that at the date and time of the display some animals may not be available or suitable.  Slithers & Slides reserves the right to select the animals displayed and withdraw an animal from an ongoing display if deemed necessary by staff.

Safe interaction with animals

Whilst all animal used for display have been chosen for their temperament and have been conditioned to public handling, Slithers & Slides decline all responsibility if participants fail to follow staff directions during handling.

Supervision of children

Parents/guardians are requested to supervise children at all time. Slithers & Slides accepts no responsibility for children left unsupervised in the vicinity of the display.

Animals available for handling

Demonstrators are limited to working with 1 animal at a time during handling to ensure the safety of that animal. Should the need arise; this limit may be temporarily increased at the sole discretion of Slithers & Slides staff.

Access to display

Slithers & Slides provides entertainment for general public, however to ensure the safety of participants and the animals displayed certain criteria must be met in order to participate in the handling of animals.  Slithers & Slides retains the right to deny access and/or remove visitors from the designated display area who are being a public nuisance, acting recklessly or failing to observe directions from staff or signage. The decision to deny access and/or remove a visitor is made at the absolute discretion of Slithers & Slides.

Interruption of display

In the event that the public does not follow staff instructions and/or we think that the animals are at risk, Slithers & Slides reserves the right to interrupt the display until the situation is resolved. High temperatures can adversely affect the heath of reptiles; Slithers & Slides reserves the right to interrupt the display and withdraw animals from display due to heat concerns until the situation is resolved. If it is not possible to ensure the safety of the animals Slithers & Slides will stop the display and no refund will be made.


Any parking fees incurred with relation to the display will be on-charged to the client. The parking available for our vehicles (up to 2) must be within 50m of the setup area, whether it is assigned or a suggested ‘paid parking’ area.

Supplier/Vendor Forms

For organisation requiring a Supplier/Vendor form to be completed by Slithers & Slides, a $10.00 fee applies per form and will be added to the invoice when the completed form is returned.


This cancellation policy applies once a booking form is submitted. Booking cancellations made within 48 hours of the display start time will be charged the full cost quoted for the display (includes any travel, setup & dismantling, flights, accommodation, etc.). Booking cancellations made more than 48 hours in advance of the display start time will only be charged payments made by Slithers & Slides in preparation for the display, e.g. flights, accommodation, vehicle hire, etc. If a display has already been rescheduled and is then cancelled, the full cost of the display will be charged regardless time remaining before the display is booked in.


To be made within 30 days of receipt of invoice (Birthday displays are pay-on-the-day). Payment can be made via cash, cheque, Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), or debit/credit card. Card payments incur an additional 2.25% processing fee.