The National Reptile Zoo, Gowran

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#4 of 10 in Outdoors in County Kilkenny
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  • We visited today, myself and my two teenagers, second visit in 4 years. Great staff, very helpful, letting us hold a snake and showing us into the turtle and iguana hut..amazing! Great atmosphere very...  more »
  • We visited this while staying with family 3 adults and 3 children aged 12,9 and 2 and everyone enjoyed our day out. The place is not huge but they have a lot packed in and we spent 3 hours there. Yeh ...  more »
  • We went to the reptile zoo as my son has a huge obsession with all animals. It was €30 entry for 2 adults and 2 children which we thought was a bit pricey. Once inside, although it is quite small, the...  more »
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  • Bit on the small side but still worth a visit. Kids enjoyed it and that's all that matters. Crocs are seriously impressive and nice to get to see one. Not sure if you can see them fully formed like that anywhere else.
  • Lovely little reptile zoo! Animals are well taken cared of. Staff is very nice and full of information if you have any questions. Walk in petting areas. And a small handling shows.
  • Great to see how well the animals are cared for and the educational values but way too small for alot of the creatures inside
  • Zoo Keeper made it.. Very informative and engaging with the boys who loved being able to pet some of the reptiles.
  • One of the best places to visit in the country! So many amazing reptiles and insects, beautiful layout and very informative! Make sure you catch a few of the demonstrations, the staff is very knowledgeable and approachable, and I was able to hold a tarantula and a scorpion, amazing experience! Can not recommend this place highly enough and can't wait to come back again soon!

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