Welcome to Ireland’s Only Reptile Zoo!

We are Ireland’s only Reptile Zoo, displaying snakes, lizards, tortoise, turtles, crocodiles, alligators, caiman, spiders, scorpions, frogs, salamanders and more. Reptile Village offers an interactive experience where you can get a little closer and even handle some of our animals!

At Reptile Village, we have Tropical Walk Through Enclosures, Soft Play Area, Snack Bar, Indoor and Outdoor Picnic Area, Souvenir Shop and a Reptile Handling Zone to keep everyone in your family content.


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Jobsbridge placement available at Reptile Zoo

Hi all!!

We are currently offering a JobsBridge Internship here at Reptile Zoo. If you are currently involved with this programme and are a self motivated, enthusiastic, hard working person then this internship may be for you.

We are looking to fill a zookeeper position in conjunction with the JobsBridge scheme. Duties will include general zoo maintenance, animal husbandry and record keeping. No previous experience is required as full training is provided in house. This person should be a confident individual with a passion for animals, customer service and have the ability to work well within a team. They should also be enthusiastic and self motivated, be able to work under their own initiative and be able to deal with varying tasks throughout the day.

This position will be a 5 days a week with weekend and bank holiday work included.

To apply please email your CV along with 2 references to info@reptilevillage.net or by post to:

Reptile Village Conservation Zoo, Demesne Road, Gowran, Co.Kilkenny.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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