Come on Over to
The Isle of Wight Reptilarium


Our Exotic Residents

Come spend time with some of the most amazing and beautiful creatures on the planet. From the smallest creatures to the rarest species, each of our animals in the reptile house display their unique set of instincts and personalities. Curious to see the animals living at The Isle of Wight Reptilarium? We’re sure they’ll love to see you, too!


Rainforest Room

Plumed Basilisk

We have a selection of Snakes and lizards waiting to meet you here at the Isle of Wight Reptilarium in our Rainforest room, Basilisks, Frilled Dragons, Monitors and Geckos to name a few.


Nocturnal Room

Day is Night

Watch our Nocturnal animals in the Nocturnal room where Day is Night and Visa Versa! Geckos, Snails, Toads and Cockroaches are a few of the animals waiting for you here.


Turtle Temple

Terrapin Sanctuary

Meet our resident terrapins in our custom built 18000 litre pool, all of our terrapins have been rescued from euthanasia or donated to us as unwanted or no longer able to care for pets.


Desert Room 

Meet our Desert Creatures

The desert room houses our collection of lizards and snakes from the worlds desert regions.


Tourist Attraction Opening Hours

Visit Us

The Reptilarium is Now Open Daily from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm (last admission) Until the 31st October when we close down for the winter and re- open February 2021


Visitor Information

Plan your Day

Getting Here

The Isle of Wight Reptilarium is Located at fort Victoria Country park, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR. Look for the brown tourist signs as you approach on the A3054. 

Nearest Bus route is the Southern Vectis Route 7 or Breezer Bus, Ask the driver for our stop, we are a 10 minute walk from the stop. 


Cost of Admission is £5 per adult (16 years + ) and £3.50 per child (3 years +), 2 and under are free. We have a Family ticket of 2 adults and 2 children for £15.

Car parking is Free at Fort Victoria Country park. 

Your visit to the Reptilarium will take between 30 minutes to a couple of hours depending on how long you explore us for. 

Food and Drink

The Reptilarium does not have its own cafe but there is one on site at Fort Victoria which operates seasonally, there are also picnic benches and a barbeque area.

Rainy Days?

Not a problem, here at the Isle of Wight Reptilarium we are completely undercover, Four rooms to explore, housing 33 exhibits of live animals.

Length of Visit

This really does depend on you, we have four rooms housing 33 exhibits of animals in total. Most visitors will spend between 30 minutes to a couple of hours when visiting us. If you take your time, look for all of the animals, read all of the information and activities you will get the most out of a Visit. We have a handstamp system so you can re enter the Reptilarium all day enabling you to combine your visit with the Country Parks other facilities.


Admission Fees

Entrance fees 2020

Come with your friends, family, or fly solo for a fun adventure at The Isle of Wight Reptilarium.
Explore The Isle of Wight Reptilarium today! Tickets are available for purchase at the entrance. You and your family members will love the wildlife experience that The Isle of Wight Reptilarium has to offer. From the exquisite animals to our friendly staff, each and every person that visits our zoo has memories that will last a lifetime. We can’t wait to see you — and neither can the animals.


Adult (ages 16+)


At The Isle of Wight Reptilarium, you will enter a world of animal adventure. Our Adult (ages 16+) tickets are a great way for our visitors to experience The Isle of Wight Reptilarium. We hope you will come visit us soon!

Discover Fort Victoria Country Park

The Isle of Wight Reptilarium is set within Fort Victoria Country Park, Yarmouth, isle of Wight, here is what else you can expect to see on site...

Ground Coffee


Food and drinks are available on site at Verdis cafe which is open seasonally.


The beach at Fort Victoria country park is rich in fossils and rock pools! keep an eye out for one of the free park ranger beach walks. Due to strong currents and deep waters bathing is prohibited at Fort Victoria

Historic Fort 

Fort Victoria was built over 100 years ago, discover the whats left of the fort with various information signs around the site.

Nature Trails

Enjoy a walk in the woods, you may spot a red squirrel!.

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Model Railway

Open seasonally,
Admission charges apply


Open Seasonally 
Admission Charges apply

Gift Shops

Open Seasonally.

Information room

Discover the history of the fort and the coastline in the Information Room


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