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What to do if you come across a snake?

Encountering a snake can be a frightening experience, but it's important to stay calm and take the following steps to ensure your safety:

1. Stand still: Do not approach the snake, as this can provoke it and increase the chances of getting bitten. Give the snake plenty of space to freely move along and away.

2. Identify the snake: Try to get a good look at the snake from a safe distance. You can take a photo of the snake, if safe to do so and send it to our Gold Coast Snake Catcher for a free identification and advice. 


3. Do not touch the snake: Even if you think the snake is harmless, it's illegal to touch it or move it. Some snakes can be easy misidentified, so it's better to err on the side of caution.


4. Call for help: If you're unsure of what to do, simple watch the snake and call for help immediately. Contact your local snake catcher to get immediate advice on what your options are.


5. Keep children and pets away: Keep children and pets away from the area where the snake was seen until the situation has been resolved.

Gold Coast Snake Catcher Services

The Gold Coast is home to a variety of snake species, including pythons and common tree snakes. A professional Gold Coast Snake Catcher can help mitigate the presence of these reptiles in homes or backyards by providing humane relocation services for non-venomous carpet pythons as well as other non-venomous varieties.


Gold Coast Snake Catchers offer their services seven days a week, intending to safely capture and relocate any unwanted snakes on your property.


Our experienced professionals are equipped with all necessary equipment such snake hooks, hoops and the reptile handling skills required to capture the snakes without causing harm to the reptile or risk to a human.


The catchers use ethical practices to ensure that no animals suffer during the process and will even provide advice on snake prevention techniques.


By utilising professional Gold Coast Snake Catcher services you can rest assured knowing that an expert is taking care of the issue quickly, efficiently and ethically.


Through this service, homeowners are given the peace of mind that comes from knowing they can reduce further encounters from unwelcome reptiles inhabiting their yards, roof, ceiling cavities or hiding in others' premises.

Checklist for Choosing a Qualified Snake Catcher

Checklist for Choosing a Qualified Snake Catcher on the Gold Coast:

  1. Research the types of snakes that are common in your area.

  2. Consider any recent activity of venomous snakes near your home or property.

  3. Look for a qualified snake catcher who lives and services nearby.

  4. Verify the catcher is licensed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science and has the necessary qualifications and experience and licence to handle the job.

  5. Check if the snake catcher has insurance coverage in case of any accidents during the removal process.

  6. Ask for reliable references from previous clients or review their Google reviews online.

  7. Inquire about any additional fees associated with the removal process.

  8. Ensure that all costs are discussed beforehand to avoid surprises and you receive a confirmation message about the costs.

  9. Ask if the snake catcher guarantees the safe relocation and release of the captured animals after the completion of their task.

  10. Ensure that the selected snake catcher provides proper care for local wildlife populations.

About Us

Hudson Snake Catching Gold Coast is a professional, fast response and reliable snake removal business situated in Gold Coast and Hinterland region, which provides services to both residential and commercial clients.

Our team of expert snake catchers have been providing safe and efficient snake removal solutions for over 10 years.


We cover all hinterland areas of the Gold Coast as well as all suburbs within the Gold Coast City Council region and we are licensed to remove and relocate snakes in New South Wales as needed. We are experts with venomous snakes such as Red-bellied Black snakes, Eastern Brown Snakes and Stephen’s Banded snakes, but we can also catch common tree snakes as well as Coastal Carpet Pythons.


All our snake-catching tools are custom designed for the humane capture of reptiles without causing any stress or harm to them and you will notice we commonly use our hands to keep the reptile feeling relaxing and in control. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a rapid response, fully licensed and insured to give you the best assistance at excellent rates. We are also the best-rated snake catcher on the Gold Coast on Google and Facebook.

Hudson Snake Catching Gold Coast


"Awesome job, great price! They just got 2 snakes from my backyard. I feel safer knowing that I can just give them a call and it doesn’t take long for them knock your door. Thanks so much Hudson Snake Catching.

- Kellen 

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