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Dublin Zoo

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Open Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phoenix Park
+353 1 474 8900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A break from sightseeing ... great afternoon at a really good zoo with lots of animals - nice lunch in the cafe

Thank Cat L
Reviewed 3 days ago

My mom and I took the Hop on Hop off bus to the Dublin Zoo. We had a great time walking all over the grounds and seeing all of the exhibits. Most of the animals were out in full view, which made our trip to...More

Thank juliarenee2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely, clean, well kept zoo. Such a lovely zoo to visit. The enclosures have lots of interactive things for the animals to use. From rope swings that go over paths to man-made caves that they can hide in. It took over 4 hours to go...More

Thank MandyH1432
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out,well worth a trip,adults and kids enjoyment,spotless and friendly,always loved it here

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo on Sunday 16th of September. The weather was fantastic so we were very lucky. My daughter is 2 and half and she loved every second of it. Seeing all the animals up close amazed her. It was so clean and spacious....More

Thank anitapee27
Reviewed 5 days ago

brilliant for the family and especially the young kids. Bring your own food and you'll have a great day out.

Thank DarthFD
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Haven't been there in years. What a transformation. Brought our young granddaughter and she had a great time. We really enjoyed it as well. Weather was lovely whuch makes a difference. Be prepared for plenty of walking. Its such a huge place & spotless clean....More

Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The zoo is big and has a good variety of animals! The enclosures are big and provide the animals with a lot of enrichment! There’s plenty to see around here! The zoo contribute a lot to the animals welfare and conservation. We got off at...More

Thank Elizabethsm1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing experience visiting the zoo, there was so much to see around the site. Will definitely recommend and will return In the future.

Thank Jade A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had been to Dublin Zoo a few years ago and had a great day. There were lots to see and lots of visitors at the Zoo. In August we decided to visit the Zoo (4 adults, 4 children). We were all looking forward to...More

Thank Mrs. Maureen A
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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
6 August 2018|
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Response from RobbieL209 | Reviewed this property |
No mobility scooters but there are wheelchairs. Zoo is about 5k walk so be ready!
fergal m
28 July 2018|
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Response from darren r | Reviewed this property |
I think you can. I can post the link here for some reason. Google the Zoo and there is a section on the website that might help you