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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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phoenix Park
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with my daughter and her two friends, all aged 11, Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo last night and we had a great experience. We were there from 6pm to 9pm and easily found car parking. We had food and hot chocolates after the small...More

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful evening at the wild lights this evening. The lights were stunning! Made for wonderful pictures. Completely recommend!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo in December so as you can guess the wether wasn’t the best however the upside to this was a very quiet zoo which allowed us to view all the animals without the hustle and bustle of a busy day. The staff...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Zoo is absolutely great if you arrive minutes after opening and get out before the crowds, your kids will love animals, playgrounds and sweet shops. The Zoo is incredibly well run with humane animal space offered.

Thank PaddingtonBear3
Reviewed 5 days ago

The zoo and all of the staff at the reception, the photographer, Costa Coffee employees and keepers were great. It was a cold Monday and the sea lion keepers were still prepared to entertain! Unfortunately, I cannot give 5 stars as the service in the...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dublin Zoo is a terrific Tourist Attraction . I have been here a number of times . I am delighted to see some ongoing improvements and Investment . All the animals seem to be very well looked after . The Zoo Keepers are great and...More

Thank Seamus M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a magical time at Wild Lights in Dublin Zoo on 1st December, we ranged in age from 80 to 15 , the lights were just amazing all of them are made from silk and some are animated. It was well organised and has...More

1  Thank 1900millie
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience for all the family to share well done to all the staff and volunteers @DublinZoo,

Thank 273dee1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional experience, thus is a must. Its so good youactually start to become unappreciative half way through until you pull yourself together to realise the work, planning and coordination of such an event. Brilliant crowd control, excellent flow. The whole thing was world class

Thank Hackers123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening at the Wild Lights @Dublin Zoo. Well worth a visit if you are thinking about it. Never seen anything like it before but I know other countries have done something like this over previous Christmas times. Very well organised...More

Thank P. M
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Frances D
23 November 2017|
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Response from Dublin Z | Property representative |
Hi Frances, the meerkat restaurant is open for the duration of Wild Lights and there is food stalls open around the trail also. Have a wonderful time!
16 November 2017|
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Response from Marcelo_Dalcin | Reviewed this property |
I really liked the lights, it’s amazing. I recommend! There’s an extra show, for free, that happens every hour. I unfortunately could not attend because it was crowded, because I went to the opening.
16 November 2017|
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Response from Lauren B | Reviewed this property |
We wanted to go but wasnt there at the weekend, from walking around in the day it looked very impressive! But its in the dark so you dont see much of the animals.