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Dublin Zoo

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Address: Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 1 474 8900
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09:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design and...

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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Great day

We visited Dublin zoo in August 2016. Ticket prices are a bit expensive but it was worth it. If you are interested in going on a nice long walk whilst seeing animals from all over... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited Dublin zoo in August 2016. Ticket prices are a bit expensive but it was worth it. If you are interested in going on a nice long walk whilst seeing animals from all over the world this is for you. They have land animals, aquatic animal, birds, insects and a farm. Next to the zoo is also a large... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic zoo, well kept animals mostly with plenty of space. Constantly investing in renovating the areas. Easy to go for walks with the little ones. Decent food throughout the park but it is mostly fast food. Must see with kids

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place to visit as an individual, couple or with children. Quiet pricey admission, however you can stay all day. Good idea to take a picnic for children to keep costs down. African planes and elephant enclosure were my personal highlights. Then again feeding the seals should not be missed. Great day out

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with friends and kids. The kids loved it and enjoyed to see the different animals in the zoo. Had a great time!

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The zoo is in Phoenix Park near Houston station with multiple access by rail, bus or Luas. It has fabulous facilities for the animals. A walk through all the enclosures guarantees a good day out and you don't have to have kids with you! There's a nice cafe, shop and picnic area. Well worth a visit. Obviously have great staff... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited here as part of a week away in Dublin this February (20th - 24th Feb). We visited on the 22nd of February and paid at the gate (discounts are available, but we were quite happy with the gate price for 2 adults and 1 child). The zoo is well maintained, and looked after. It does take a while... More 

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Dublin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we (3 adults and a two year old) enjoyed three hours there. we had anual pass but had to pay for one adult which coust 17.50Euro which is very expensive. Due to the current bird flu issue, all birds are locked away and cant be viewed.... including penguins, ostriches etc.... they should be giving visitors a discount because of this... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great day out and not badly priced either. was a cold day but still a great day, i hope the birds are ok now and thanks to the keeper who let us watch the wild/painted dogs being released. As always fanastic people and a great day out, loved the african savanah and great to see happy elephants.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Zoo is very well run and is a really lovely day out. There are a great variety of animals and lots of stops for refreshments. The Zoo Keepers are very caring and kind to the animals. Well worth gettting the annual pass so you can come and go as you wish.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Weekend fun Had an amazing time with my family , kids really enjoyed it . Staff really friendly , welcoming everyone with a big smile

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