The National Reptile Zoo

Attractions in Kilkenny City,

The National Reptile Zoo tmb

The National Reptile Zoo



“Loving would be easy if your colours were like my dreams. Red, gold and green, red, gold and green. Every day is like survival…” O’Dowd/Moss/Craig/Pickett/Hay.

For a sensational, rainbow-scaled-day of adventure, super-slithery snakes, remarkable reptiles, awesome amphibians & incredible invertebrates: take the family for an unforgettable encounter at The National Reptile Zoo. Enter the hidden, mysterious world of creatures rarely seen, and therefore utterly fascinating, so join in, finding out all there is to know about the 150 different creatures at this really wild zoo: situated in the cultural treasure chest of Kilkenny city. There’s so many different options for whatever your day and timetable; open 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm, with hands-on interactions. So whether you’re at the zoo for an hour, or for a whole day, you’ll enjoy a full interactive experience for you and your family. Learn about habitat, biodiversity, animal care, behaviour as you take a sneaky peek behind the curious-creatures-multi-coloured curtain, and light the flame of inspiration within future generations.

- Top 100 Review
The National Reptile Zoo tmb

Contact Us

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

+353 877 70181



Image Gallery

Click on a photograph to view in a larger format

The National Reptile Zoo 2
The National Reptile Zoo 3
The National Reptile Zoo 4
The National Reptile Zoo 5
The National Reptile Zoo 6
The National Reptile Zoo 7
The National Reptile Zoo 8
The National Reptile Zoo 9


View the map below to see where we are and to get directions.

The National Reptile Zoo, Hebron Road, Leggetsrath West, Kilkenny, Ireland

Nearby Eating Out

Nlt K5 Y56le

Rive Gauche at Left Bank

Rive Gauche represents local dining in Kilkenny at its best with hearty uncomplicated food made from the highest quality localy sourced ingredients.The menu is inspired by food that's foraged,

8h HX Am U Ll Pp

Kytelers Inn

Winners of the Tourist Bar of the Year in 2014 Kytelers Inn, in the heart of the Medieval City of Kilkenny, combines a rich heritage with 21st century amenities and service. Since it was first

Clashganny House Restaurant 9

Clashganny House Restaurant

Recently included in the Michelin Guide: Clashganny House Restaurant is a beautifully restored 1830s Millhouse,

Nearby Accommodation

6 ME Ru Hs7s U

Dunromin B&B

Situated in the tourist resort of Aviemore, within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands, the 3 star Dunroamin Bed and Breakfast is 5 minutes' walk from shops, restaurants, and amenities

81n OO Kl N Rz

Butler Court Guest Accommodation

Butler Court offers you a central, quiet courtyard setting with modern accommodation where you'll receive a warm Irish welcome from hosts Yvonne and John. The hospitality is of a professional yet

N Xa Ve M Pkk E

Rosquil House (4* Guest House)

Phil & Rhoda Nolan welcome you to Rosquil House, beautiful B&B accommodation located a short walk from the centre of Medieval Kilkenny City. At our Guesthouse, we offer the ambience of a hotel