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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phoenix Park
+353 1 474 8900
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Reviewed yesterday

We ventured here as part of our hop-on hop-off bus tour. It wasn't the best weather, and not just because it was winter, but it was still very pleasant to work our way around the zoo. The map was a big help and we enjoyed...More

Thank Toni G
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the dublin zoo back in July during a trip with family. The zoo is huge and there was so much to see. We took our time exploring every inch and nabbed some great photos. Was one of many highlights on our trip to...More

Thank Kayla M
Reviewed yesterday

This is a really nice zoo. They had a lot of interesting animals that you don't always see, especially all at one zoo - Asian lions, grey wolves, Amur tigers, elephants, giraffes, zebras, rhinos, orangutans, gorillas, chimps, sea lions, a red panda, and lots of...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the nicest zoos I’ve visited! The grounds itself were well maintained and clean, no litter or anything. Animals were fantastic and loved the well thought out map we got with our tickets! Can’t wait to visit here again if/when I return to Dublin!

Thank Phoebe B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited late afternoon on a friday, shortly after arriving into Dublin. Parking is a little confusing. There's not an obvious car park, but either side of the road, designated parking spaces are allocated to the zoo or Phoneix park anyway so we just pulled...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's well suited for families. It was great to see all of the animals out side, it was also great to see the animals getting feed by the zoo keepers

Thank acon98
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Too much park and not enough animals! Seemed to be more emphasis on seating cafes and toilets than animals

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Couldn’t give five star just because the weather affected the appearance of some of the animals still not the zoos fault loads of food joints to eat also inside if you get pekish ps baby monkey is so cute comes to the glass to interact...More

Thank jasoer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to Dublin Zoo while over on a mini break from England, we decided to go and have a wander around the zoo and absolutely loved it. The zoo is well set out with good signs and also very disabled friendly (my friend is...More

Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed Dublin Zoo. There was so much to see, from wolf pack to staff feeding the penguins or sea lion show.

Thank Mihai I
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4 September 2017|
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Response from PamelaSweeney | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend a visit to the Little Museum of Dublin and also a trip around Dublin on the hop on hop off Do Dublin green bus tour. If you a ticket (24, 48 or 72 hour tickets available) at the Little Museum you get... More
18 August 2017|
Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any when I visited
15 August 2017|
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Response from Shannon G | Reviewed this property |
took a stroller there and was able to access everything including the restaurants and bathrooms