Gavin Bedford


Having caught his first snake at age 3, Gavin’s love for snakes and reptiles blossomed into a lifelong passion. Now, some 40 years later, with numerous science and business degrees under his belt, including a PhD of Herpatology, Dr. Bedford is one of Australia’s most recognised authority on all things reptilian! He has kept and bred many rare species of Australian reptiles, many for the first time in captivity, including the first line of Albino Olive Pythons in Australia!

In 2004, Dr. Bedford and his good friend, John Weigel from the Australian Reptile Park founded the Snake Ranch, NSW’s largest commercial python breeding enterprise. In 2008, Dr. Bedford’s latest venture - Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, Northern Territory, is a spectacular multi-million dollar reptile exhibit will be the largest of it’s kind in the world with more than 70 species from the Top End and Kimberley regions!

We are proud to partner with Dr. Bedford in the development of Reptile One’s latest range of products. His in-depth understanding & knowledge of reptile & reptile ecology has given us the ability to develop innovative new products which are specially designed to help you care for your pet reptiles, ensuring that their environments for example, are as closely aligned to nature as possible.

When you purchase Reptile One® products, you can be confident that you’re buying quality products which are designed and used by the experts in caring for their own animals! Dr. Gavin Bedford uses Reptile One products exclusively to care for his reptiles everyday at Crocosaurus Cove. Dr. Bedford is an important member of the Reptile One Team.