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The National Reptile Zoo
Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny
Reptile Village Zoo is Ireland's only reptile zoo, located in Kilkenny City.

Want to know what a snake really feels like or how a chameleon catches its prey? Reptile Village Zoo, Ireland's only reptile zoo is the place to find out. With over 100 different animals and more than 50 species on display, from alligators to tortoise and toads to pythons, there is something for everyone.

There are hourly animal encounters every day, giving you the chance to hold and touch some of our friendlier species like snakes, lizards, tarantulas and more.

Open 10:00 to 18:00 seven days a week including bank holidays. There are indoor and outdoor picnic areas and a soft play area.

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