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Belfast Zoo

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Antrim Road | Antrim Road, Newtownabbey BT36 7PN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9077 6277
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Belfast Zoo

Despite being very cold out, it was great see all the different monkeys. The best part was seeing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leah F
A bit disappointing for a weekend during half term.

I understand it's not peak season but if you are paying peak prices I'd quite like to have the... read more

Reviewed 2 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 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%
  • Terrible5%
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Antrim Road | Antrim Road, Newtownabbey BT36 7PN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite being very cold out, it was great see all the different monkeys. The best part was seeing the Barbary Lions, the other different cats and the chimps, gorillas, pygmy marmosets etc. A great day out and it was good to see all these different...More

Thank Leah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I understand it's not peak season but if you are paying peak prices I'd quite like to have the majority of options open or available (on arrival we were told several attractions were closed). The cafe at the top has so much potential but having...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Belfast Zoo. We appreciate comments, such as yours which help us to identify our visitor’s opinions and make any necessary changes. We are home to more than 130 species of animal. As a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite visiting on a cold day off season we had a really great time. It felt like we had the place to ourselves. There was a large variety of animals to see. They seemed in good spirits and well taken care. We were very impressed...More

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

Thank you for reviewing your visit to Belfast Zoo. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the zoo and got the chance to enjoy some of the daily animal feeding times. Thank you for your support. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great day out for the family, provides a great educational resource for all of the young one and we leant a thing or too ourselves ))More

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

Thank you for your comments. We are delighted that your family enjoyed your time at the zoo and that you found the experience to be educational. We are committed to raising awareness and understanding of the natural environment to highlight the importance of conservation, particularly...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous time visiting the Belfast Zoo! Was very quiet as it's not the busy season. Was still able to see a lot of the animals and enjoy without the crowds of people. Watched the tigers, giraffes, gorillas and elephants be fed! Very lovely...More

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

We are delighted to hear that you had a fabulous time at Belfast Zoo. We are pleased that you got the chance to enjoy the programme of animal feeding times and to meet some of our team of zoo keepers. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

The hills are quite steep at times but the view from the top is definitely worth it, and all the animals are delightful to watch. The zoo itself is very well kept. I didn't see even one piece of litter anywhere and the toilets were...More

Thank Natasha A
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 to Belfast Zoo. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that your found the site and the animals to be well cared for. Floral Hall is, as I am sure...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

I love all animals and try to visit the local zoo when I am on holidays. I found the zoo easy to find and on the day that we arrived it was very quiet there. Having said that we all had a lovely day visiting...More

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BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to Belfast Zoo. We are delighted that you visited the zoo as part of your holiday to Northern Ireland. We are also pleased that you are a regular zoo visitor and...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

They're definitely putting some time and money into Belfast Zoo as each time we go it improves. The animal exhibits are clean and well laid out. The staff are lovely. We met the woman who looks after the chimps, short curly blonde hair (sorry I...More

Thank gp1008Bel
BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit. We are delighted that you have seen changes recently. We are committed to a programme of continual improvements and, in 2017, we have already opened our newly renovated and extended reptile and...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Loved this place so much to see and do. Loads of parking and a great shop and facilities Built on a mountain side you need to be prepared to walk up some steep hills but plenty of animals to see and some great views. Loved...More

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BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thanks for your lovely comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Belfast Zoo and got to see so many of our animals during your visit (including Brian the friendly lion). We hope to welcome you back to Belfast Zoo again soon!  

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great day out as always, normally great views and see all animals up close. Especially love the seal enclosure and seeing the giraffes. May have some difficulties getting around if you are not fit as it is very hilly.More

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BelfastZooInfo, Owner at Belfast Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for reviewing your visit to Belfast Zoo. We are delighted to hear that you are a regular visitor and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. We are pleased that you especially enjoyed visiting the sea lion...More

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Bktodd
26 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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