Welcome to Ireland’s Only Reptile Zoo!

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Unfortunately we are closed again, please check back as restrictions are lifted…

..but you can still book a ZooZoom virtual experience with us!!!

Check out our Zoo to You options (Schools, Parties and Corporates), and we can make it virtual!

Or book a ticket for one of our scheduled ZooZoom Series 1 and 2.

And remember you can also help out during this time by adopting an animal

Please bring masks/face covering with you when visiting.

We will have restrictions in place for social distancing, with the entire facility being thoroughly cleaned down and disinfected each day.
Our animal encounter area has been shielded off so you can still look, but can’t touch.
While our play area is back open, it is limited to 5 children at any one time. 

We will be limiting visitor numbers to 50 individuals at one time (our capacity allowing for social distancing is over 100). While there will be the option to purchase tickets at the door, we would prefer if you used our online ticket sales.

You can find more details here – Covid-19 and your visit.

Looking forward to welcoming everyone back in, and slowly returning to normal!!

We’ve packed up and re-located to Kilkenny City!
We are excited to welcome everyone to our new facility (with lots of new and exciting elements, and of course much larger habitats for our ever growing creatures!) and will be opening our doors at 10am on Friday the 27th of December at The National Reptile Zoo, Hebron Business Park, Kilkenny City, R95 KF6V.
You can still contact us by email info@nationalreptilezoo.ie or by phone on: 056 77 61783

Come and meet some of the world’s rarest and most unusual animals! The National Reptile Zoo is dedicated to the conservation of these amazing creatures and their habitats, and we want you to experience why we’re so passionate about them!

Open 10am to 6pm, seven days a week, year round, with over 50 exhibits, Animal Encounter Zone, Nocturnal Realm, Media Room, Education Rooms, Coffee Shop, Souvenir Shop and Play Area, we can keep the entire family entertained and educated all at once! When it comes to looking for things to do, the Reptile Zoo is the obvious answer!

And if you can’t come to us…then we can come to you! Why not check out our Zoo to You options! Great for schools, shopping centres, family fun days, parties….the possibilities are endless! And we cover the entire country!

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For just €35 you can Adopt one of our scaly residents!

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The National Reptile Zoo

Hebron Business Park, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, R95 KF6V.

Tel: 056 77 61783
Email: info@nationalreptilezoo.ie
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