snakes alive can travel to most parts of the South East, Essex and London to provide a wide range of Lizards, Snakes, Amphibians, Insects and Arachnids (Spiders) for hire, to use in:


  • Visual media 

  • Theatre and stage

  • Phobia and confidence sessions

  • Television and film 

  • Music videos

  • Fashion photo shoots

  • Radio

  • Promotion

  • Product launches and corporate hire

  • Launch parties / events

  • Themed events



If you are not sure what animal you are after send us an email detailing what you hope to achieve and we will be in touch. You can also see some of our animals in action in the slideshow below

Event organisers please ONLY use those few Animal exhibitors who are licensed by their Local Authority. If you choose a business without a licence then they are trading illegally and their Public Liability insurance could possibly be void. Always ask to see their license.

from £275*


  • Prices start from £275 for central London, any other areas available on request. Early starts or late finishes start at £295

  • Additional time is charged at £50 per hour

*Travelling costs are charged on top of the £275 if we need to travel by car. 




Remember to let us know what animals you require in the details box on the quote form.  



Understanding the nature and features of reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates is not only imperative to our line of work but something we really care about. 


If you are doing an intimate photo shoot and would prefer to only have women in the room, female snake handlers may be available upon request.


If you are in need of a photographer or a studio we can put you in touch with some local professional photographers. 

We'd love to hear from you - 07527 927518

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