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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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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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Dublin zoo for a great family day out!

What a great place to visit! It's been a long time since I last visited the zoo. It has gotten bigger and better! The animals are well cared for and have plenty of space to roam... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great place to visit! It's been a long time since I last visited the zoo. It has gotten bigger and better! The animals are well cared for and have plenty of space to roam around in. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and take great care of their animals. There is so much to see and do so wear... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So decided to visit the zoo with Italian turns and their children. Disappointed doesn't even come close. We arrived at 3.03pm only to find it was all closed up, and worse to follow was to be ignored by the security guard. NO Cead Mile Failte here let me tell. So I called out to the security to be ignored once... More 

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Thank Michael M
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

visited on a bright November day. the Lions, Monkeys, Rhino's, were all in great form. Feeding time for the seals drew a great crowd as usual. There are now a number of play areas for children of all ages - well done

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there on a cold day and it was still a good place to visit. There is plenty to see. Zoo well maintained and easy to navigate around. Plenty of refreshment stops if required. Easy to get to if using the Dublin Tour bus.

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Thank Lesley M
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whether you get a good day weather wise or not this is a great day out. As you would expect from a top international zoo a brilliant array of animals who are all well looked after

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Haven't been to the zoo in years was a nice refresher going and seeing how much the park has expanded with the enclosures. Great day out we did the zoo in 4 hours that was taking our time to make sure we didn't miss anything.

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Thank Gráinne N
West Sussex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is everything it says it is and turning every corner gets a WOW. The only downside is the food/restaurant outlets. This is the third time I have been and was hoping there was an improvement. Why does everyone think htat everyone wants to eat burgers and chips? or pizza. Picnic best option - there is nothing healthy anywhere.... More 

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Thank WestSussexGreeknut
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love Dublin Zoo. It is a great day out for any age. The animals are so well cared for and you can see they are loved by the people that take care of them . you would not get tired of going here. The walk around will take a good couple of hours, so were comfortable shoe's. There... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in November and expected to not see much of anything. My son always wants to go to the zoo, so we made the trek. It is a wonderful zoo with polite staff that are happy to interact. We saw all the animals - they have indoor and outdoor viewing areas, so there were no issues. We really loved... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my husband and sixteen year old daughter! A lovely day for everyone! Was particularly impressed with The African Plains!

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