Bookings and Prices

Booking: We are available Monday to Sunday with sessions available during the day or evening. We are based in Crawley West Sussex, this allows us to cover the South, South East and London.

All bookings are undertaken after careful consideration of the nature of the event and details of the venue are fully discussed with Tom's Talking Reptiles. Please contact us to check availability and to discuss your needs.

Payments & Deposits:  Once the price and availability for your chosen date has been agreed the deposit payment will need to be paid before we can send you confirmation of your booking.

This can be paid by bank transfer (see bank details below), giving your name and date as the party reference. The outstanding balance is then to be paid on our arrival at your venue; either by cash or bank transfer.

We thank you for paying your deposit, your deposit goes towards the feeding and care of our animals, our rescue and rehoming as well as booking your slot with us.

In general deposits are non-refundable, if your booking cannot go ahead for whatever reason we will issue a credit note to use within a year of your original booking date. 

By paying your deposit you are agreeing to our deposit terms.

Schools and organisations paying by cheque we ask for it to be ready on the day and if bank transfers could be done before or on the day of our visit; as we are dependant on prompt payments. If invoices are required please could you let us know in advance and we can provide these either via email or post.  

Bank Transfer Details:


Company: Tom's Talking Reptiles

Account Number: 33764230

Sort Code:  20-88-13

Guide to our costs:

Your support helps us to recuperate the costs for the work we do: 

  • Medical cost of ill animals taken in from our rescue and rehoming and the ongoing medical needs of permanently ill animals.  

  • Travel costs

  •  Costs of housing for each animal which includes:

    • Suitable living space (in guidelines with animal welfare laws and each animal's needs)    

    • Electricity cost for UV lighting and heating

    • Cost of substrates for each animal, plants, water bowls and hides for each animal set up

    • cost of feeding 

  • The cost for each animal specialist who look after, train and care for each animal.

All animals are multi-generation captive-bred or rescues we have taken in and restored back to health; each one living thoroughly enriched lives. Individual animals are carefully selected for their temperament and on the understanding that travelling to and appearing at these events will not cause them stress. 

Packages we offer: 

(Please contact us to discuss your needs and what you desire and we do our best to make it all happen.

Time constraints and the amount of children taking part impact on the amount of animals we can show and talk about and the time the children have with each animal. Travel costs not included as depends on your chosen venue location)


  • One hour party; recommended for under 5's or small groups of up to 8 participants of adults/children start from £160

  • One and a half hour party, recommended for large groups 8+ participants of adults/children start from £190

  • Two hour party, recommended for larger parties 15+ participants and includes a 30 minute break start from £220

Special ONE TO ONE sessions:

  • One hour price start from £140

  • One hour and a half price start from £170

Travel costs not included as depends on your chosen venue location

  • Compass card holders receive £20 discount but the card needs to be seen on the day


School Educational Handling Sessions:

  • Single class in school, one hour from £150 with additional classes £80 per hour

  • School Fetes (Summer, Autumn, Christmas, Easter, Halloween etc).  

  • Bulk discount on 5 bookings or more – 15% Discount

  • For SEN classes we can offer 30 minute sessions

Nursery/pre-school and under 5's:

  • 30 minute sessions price start from £100

  • 1 hour, same day (2x30 minute) price start from £140   

  • Bulk discount on 5 bookings or more – 15% Discount  

Youth groups/Scouts/guides/out of school activities:

  • one hour price start from £140

  • one hour and a half price start from £170

Care homes:

  • one hour price start from £140

  • one hour and a half price start from £170

  • Bulk discount on 5 bookings or more – 15% Discount

Fairs, Fetes Festivals and Charity Fundraising Event:

  • We have  3 meter  x 6 meter marquee that we can use for outside events during the summer but in colder weather we will need to be inside. (Please note if its forecast to rain we will need to be inside for the welfare of our animals or sadly we won't be able to attend)

  • Please contact us to discuss your event and work out the most beneficial price scheme for you.

Photo-shoots, Music Video,Tv/Filming and Advertising:

Please contact for prices and to discuss your ideas.

School Holiday Specials: