Updated: 07/17/22 - We will be open Labor Day (9/5/2022) from 11AM-3PM and will resume regular hours the following day.

The Nations Oldest and Largest Reptile Store

Serving the Bay since 1970

Available Chelonians

reptile boarding service

Animal Boarding

Everyone needs a vacation from time to time and we're here to help.  Holidays? No problem! Short notice?  No reservation needed!

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reptile show

Reptile Expos

We bring our finest stock from hatchlings, ready-to-go breeders and beautiful morphs to shows throughout Northern California.

Show schedule
birthday party live reptile presentation

Traveling Reptile Show

We offer an interactive and educational show that has entertained families and communities for decades. Perfect for kids parties to college students, you'll have a truly unique experience.

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Our Animals


East Bay Vivarium

1827 Fifth St #C,

Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 841-1400

Store Hours


11am - 7pm


11am - 6pm

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I bring my tortoise here when we go on vacation and generally just love visiting when I need to pick up supplies for her. The staff are super king and knowledgable!

Chloe S.

I bought my python here 15 years ago. He's still cruising around. Staff is knowledgable and so much to look at..

Matt B.

The collective wisdom of the staff is amazing. This place is a treasure - their inventory, their animals, their dedication and their knowledge. Excellent.

Sam A.