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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
+353 1 474 8900
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got the bus to the zoo. It is a way out of town. But it was well worth the visit. There are restaurants and coffee shops on the way around. Plenty to see and do for all ages

Thank Jane N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to see the Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo last night. We didn’t arrive till 6.30pm and went straight in. No queues. The lights are absolutely amazing. Some of them are truly breathtaking. The animals are so will done and there is a part that...More

2  Thank ghostchild2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been going here since I was a child. Love dublin zoo. My favourite is the monkeys. Huge big food hall so many different types of food to choose from. Caters for all. Beautiful in the zoo.

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent over 3 hours taking my time, walking around the Dublin Zoo and checking out all the animals. They all look to be really nicely taken care of and there were some really cool animals there. Im not really used to going to Zoo's...More

Thank Cristoffer91
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This afternoon we had a walking tour with my kids. It was OK actually .they told us enthousiastedly a lot of history and also issues only locals know. We enjoyed it very much.

Thank jimoguiss
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like animals and nature in general, spend a few hours here. The zoo is part of the European breeding program for animals that are vulnerable and close to extinction so that was nice for me to know. Don't miss the red panda! :)

Thank Tea B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to a few zoos with the kids over the years and Dublin zoo tops them all. Great space for the animals and a well run zoo. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Curlywee30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this zoo on the spur of the moment and enjoyed myself there. They have all sorts of animals and at 17.50 euros for one adult, not bad value. Cheaper than London Zoo. Its in Phoenix Park and is very easy to get to.

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in the beautiful Phoenix Park, the zoo is full of the usual animals you would expect. There's also educational areas with animal skills and fur. The cafe is OK. It's a bit of a walk from the city centre so I'd recommend the bus....More

Thank newpaper-addict
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having gone in what is officially 'winter' here in Dublin, a lot of the animals weren't too interested in being out of their enclosures. So some we never got to see. IT was lovely seeing the ones we COULD see however, and we got some...More

Thank katiejay64
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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.
Maggie W
7 November 2017|
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Response from Jen Dan M | Reviewed this property |
we were there while they were setting up, and did not see any pricing on the light show..... sorry i couldn't be of any more help on that one!