Updated 10/13/21 Happy Halloween season, friends! East Bay Vivarium will be open on Sunday, October 31st from 11AM - 3PM.

The Nations Oldest and Largest Reptile Store

Serving the Bay since 1970

Our Animals

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 Expos

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

Show schedule

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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(coming soon) Feeders

Available in store only, we have a huge variety of live and frozen feeder items. From crickets to mice and rats, to feeder fish, we've got you covered!

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Available Chelonians


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.