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Belfast Zoo

#1 of 30 things to do in Newtownabbey Features Animals
Antrim Road | Antrim Road, Newtownabbey BT36 7PN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9077 6277
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Had an amazing time at the zoo despite the rain. Although a lot of the animals didn't want to come... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emma M
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lovely trip

kids really enjoyed going here, such a fun day and staff are really good. Shame about the weather... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
belfastlady123
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast Zoo is located in north Belfast. The zoo's 55 acre site is home to more than 1,000 animals and 150 species. The majority of our animals are in danger in their natural habitat. The zoo also carries out important conservation work and takes part in European and international breeding programmes which help to ensure the survival of many species under threat. Belfast Zoo is one of the top fee-paying visitor attraction in Northern Ireland, receiving more than 300,000 visitors a year.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Antrim Road | Antrim Road, Newtownabbey BT36 7PN, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9077 6277
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing time at the zoo despite the rain. Although a lot of the animals didn't want to come out into the rain there was lots of variety of animals and a great day out

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 4 days ago

kids really enjoyed going here, such a fun day and staff are really good. Shame about the weather but the animals are so cute

Thank belfastlady123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the zoo today rain and all but still was another great day out lots of animals busy out and about

Thank maryjoe2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Belfast with my wife and two grandchildren (11/12) I suggested that we visit the Zoo. As the kids live about a mile from London Zoo, I was not expecting a great reaction, so was surprised when they said "Yes"! We...More

Thank Catfish-Rising
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the zoo with the family. The kids love seen fhe animals. The shop has lots of fun things to buy. Its good that at the top of the hill there is a cafe mans you can stop and relax before you strt walking...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here a couple of years ago and left saying I wouldn't be back, it was that poor! However I returned today with four young children hoping things had changed, unfortunately I left again feeling disappointed! All the enclosures and animal houses are dirty and...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here at the weekend with my wife and a young visitor, having been here twice before over the last decade. Zoos get a lot of criticism but I think Belfast Zoo is pretty good; I visited Amsterdam Zoo in 2008 and it was...More

Thank jimbtho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zoo is a nice day out but the food and drink is beyond expensive. £2.25 for an iced finger. Nearly £5 for a very small soggy tuna salad and £1.95 for a bottle of water. Bring a picnic unless to want a rubbish over priced...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place there's penguins 🐧 elephants 🐘 flamingos all sorts of animals at the top Theres a great restaurant reccommend going here Great value for the size of it loved it great for everyone it can bring families closer by talking about all the...More

1  Thank siisuwkeyrifdmid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always this was a really enjoyable experience. The animals were in large enough enclosures and while they could have hidden from visitors most seemed very curious to see us. There were lots of keepers out and about to answer questions about particular animals, their...More

1  Thank pamelaingram1
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Bktodd
27 August 2016|
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Response from BelfastZooInfo | Property representative |
Belfast Zoo is home to three Asian elephants, called Yhetto, Dhunja and Tina!
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maireoocht
23 August 2016|
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Response from BelfastZooInfo | Property representative |
There are lots of hotels in Belfast. You can find out more from Visit Belfast's website. There are also buses which travel from city centre to the zoo regularly.
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