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Dublin Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 18:00
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One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design and houses more than 600 animals. It has been redesigned in recent years to be a safe environment for people and the animals with gardens, lakes and natural habitats.
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Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phoenix Park
+353 1 474 8900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the oldest zoos in the world this certainly did not disappoint!The monkeys were amazing Rhinos and the cats are all amazing.. be sure to give yourself time to see all the displays .Fairly Crowded when I visited,used the hop on hop off bus...More

Thank rickcardo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loads of animals and the odd penguin. Someone told me there was a Giraffe that insults you if you are ginger but clearly not true. Enjoyed my time there though.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was very impressed with this zoo. Me and my partner make a point to visit them when I can and often rate them. This Zoo came second on our list which was very impressive. We had never seen baby seals, baby elephants or baby...More

Thank cheniseman1996
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the zoo in October and were rather disappointed. There were few open exhibits and with the exception of the giraffes, most animals were not seen. The park is very clean and the staff was knowledgeable, but the zoo seemed empty. It may have...More

Thank shopping1965
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dublin zoo is a must visit, it is beautiful, well organized for children and the animals are in spacious cages. The nearby botanical gardens also impressed.

Thank Jana C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Book online to avoid cues!!! Lovely experience! It's like an enjoyable nature walk. Very relaxing and great to see the large areas for the animals to roam free

Thank Donal C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here yesterday. Had a fantastic day. Lovely weather and the zoo was well organised and the animals looked pretty happy and well looked after. We were lucky to get 50% discount (which was good because otherwise the prices were quite steep I thought) because...More

Thank Familyoffduty
Reviewed 4 days ago

We found the zoo to be excellent with the best habitat for animals that i have seen. The elephant herd has at least 10. The monkees and orangutan have very nice habitats.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The zoo that has something for everyone....very family oriented, and of itself it's a good stroll of a sunny morning. Good selection of animals...got some super close-up photos of three gorillas that put on a great show within inches of a small group of us...thanks...More

Thank RandyOToole
Reviewed 5 days ago

well worth visiting for a day out. only thing - food is not good... giraffes are fab. great fun for kids and plenty of room to play

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Katie H
25 September 2018|
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Response from Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
It took my son and I about 4 hours
Katie H
25 September 2018|
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Response from Smudge176 | Reviewed this property |
About 2hrs
Jacqueline C
6 September 2018|
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Response from Tinytaes | Reviewed this property |
Actually in the zoo, no. But as it been said, the Dublin hop on hop off buses are great for getting there. On the walk up to the zoo through the park there is a bike hire hut at the bottom of the hill which is quite cheap... More