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Dublin Zoo

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Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 474 8900
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phoenix Park
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+353 1 474 8900
Ways to Experience Dublin Zoo
US$70 per adult
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US$42 per adult
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"feeding times"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Fab day out, food was good, plan your time ahead and get in as many shows and feeding times as possible. The hop on hop off bus stops here. Get the photo taken at the entrance and collect it on your way home, €20.00 for...More

Thank Mjl L
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Reviewed today via mobile

Dublin Zoo is fantastic. You need a good full day to get around and see everything. Bring plenty to drink

Thank ptm2013
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Reviewed today via mobile

The zoo is amazing now. Its a fantastic day out for all the family. Lots of activities for the kids too.. it tired the lot i had with me. If the weather is nice its the perfect day out.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's a nice place in the middle of busy city, but access to animal is low, a lot of places have v little space to actually see animal. It is very expensive day out also, for a family with few kids it won't be a...More

Thank yellowflag33
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Reviewed today

A very poor zoo in my opinion.We only managed to see about 4 sets of animals.The viewing area is too small and when you have a crowd of people it is impossible to see anything. The facilities like toilets and eating facilities very poor and...More

Thank Keithriley
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This zoo apparently has very successful breeding programs. On our afternoon detour from Dublin, we didn't even see all the animals, but we saw plenty of youngsters! These included three baby or adolescent elephants, a baby rhino, three baby seals, a young orangutan, two baby...More

Thank Devin M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love having a day out at Dublin zoo. I find that it's great for people of all ages with plenty to do. A must see when visiting Dublin

Thank elynch213
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our 4 hour tour of the zoo. Variety's were varied and the displays in open space rather than cages was excellent. Glad we spent the time there. Buses do not travel there directly so it required some walking and locating a return coach....More

Thank franksb1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

by far my favorite place to visit in dublin we go every bank holiday easter weekend with the kids and we bring a picnic as zoo prices are pricey the zoo is a long walk and if have kids bring buggies or prams for the...More

Thank 64shay
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s pretty average, not an awful lot of different animals to look at, not a lot of information on the animals either, ok for kids I suppose

Thank Simon S
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newellmom
27 April 2018|
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Response from Rossbox | Reviewed this property |
There is no train or other form of transport available inside the grounds of the zoo. Most of the zoo is wheelchair accessible.
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Sam S
27 March 2018|
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Response from Ken B | Reviewed this property |
Ashtown House is a nice spot not too far from zoo and free parking but for a special occasion try the Carlton Hotel on the sword road or Gourmet Kitchen in Santry again free parking and a short distance from the zoo
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Stebailz
5 February 2018|
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Response from GabyParker | Reviewed this property |
We got a taxi from our hotel it was 20 euros there then a bus back which was 7 Euro’s for two adults and 1 child. Under 5’s free. They don’t except notes on the bus so have lots of change. Either was good but we stayed near... More
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