National Reptile Zoo


1h 30min
Welcome to Ireland's Only Reptile Zoo! 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. We are delighted to announce that, following the latest guidance from the Government, we are now open. Admission tickets are now available to book online. For information on our school tours or Zoo to You options for your school or college please contact

Current opening times

Monday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Paid Visit
  • Covid-19 Guidelines
  • Credit Card Accepted
  • Car Parking Available
  • Toilets
  • Retail On Site
  • Families
  • Kids
  • Solo Visitors
  • Friends
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Mature visitors
  • Nature Lovers
  • Animal Encounters
Entry to the zoo for 1h 30 minutes plus an animal encounter with one of our zookeepers. 

Contact details

  • Hebron Business Park
  • Kilkenny City
  • Ireland