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Easter egg Belfast Zoo

Traditionally a visit at Easter time to Belfast Zoo for our children Lola eggs down the hillside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DenisEnniskillen
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Enniskillen
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The zoo need to be updated seems to be busy enough but once you have been once don’t think would go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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...more
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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

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the zoo. Staff very friendly and helpful and the zoo is well signposted so you can find your way around easily. they have a wide range of animals from bees, birds and reptiles to elephants giraffes and lions. Best part...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Belfast Zoo is approximately 15mins drive from the city and in September it's a bit quite and very good for pictures Was fantastic and educational a wide variety of animals, reptiles, bird's to pictured it's amazing

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditionally a visit at Easter time to Belfast Zoo for our children Lola eggs down the hillside and have a brilliant time go to see the animals and eating the little cafe fabulous been doing it since I was in my teens

Thank DenisEnniskillen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely zoo with a nice variety of animals. We were lucky to see the sun bears being fed which was great fun for our child as the bears got very close to the windows. There’s a little tea shop at the top of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bar far the best zoo in the UK (second best I've ever been to, only San Diego tops it). Really clean and tidy, animals seem to be kept in excellent condition. Can't recommend enough!More

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BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing a review of Belfast Zoo! We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting the work that Belfast Zoo and zoos around the world carry out. We are delighted that you enjoy visiting Belfast Zoo and we look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo need to be updated seems to be busy enough but once you have been once don’t think would go back again could do with a we train to take you to top and walk down be better for older folkMore

Thank John S
BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to Belfast Zoo. While our unique Cave Hill location provides unrivalled and stunning views across Belfast Lough, we do recognise that the steep terrain can be difficult for some of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best Zoo we have been to in the UK. Lots of animals to see from small to large , all kept in nice living area's. The entry fee is very good value for money. Will visit again when in Belfast.More

Thank sarahandstewart2016
BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted that you think that Belfast Zoo is the best zoo that you have visited in the UK. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting the vital work that Belfast Zoo and zoos across the world carry out....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an enjoyable family day out. Plenty of animals to see. Keepers are friendly and informative. The new play park is great for children. Feeding time is fun. On the negative side, the cafe at the top is uninspiring. Staff are unfriendly and there's...More

Thank Joan P
BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit! We are delighted to hear that you love Belfast Zoo and that you enjoyed your most recent visit. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I personally love the zoo. I loved following the painted animal footprints on the paths although they are disappearing! The cafe up too was very busy & the staff just could not cope. In need of a leader to organise. Slow serving & not a...More

1  Thank Claire M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First flora hall why is it just sitting doing nothing horrible looking in that state, my mum used to talk about dances in there so many memories. Please do something with it . The Zoo ive been going from age 12 yes been changes, but...More

Thank Donna K
BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting the zoo for so many years. Floral Hall is, as I am sure you are aware, a listed building. A...More

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Kat W
9 September 2018|
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Response from BelfastZooInfo | Property representative |
Our Concession begins from the age of 60.
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Response from JaneGoddard | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I have no idea prob best to look at their website or contact them 👍
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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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