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Dublin Zoo

#18 of 541 things to do in Dublin Features Animals
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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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

Spent about 2 and a half hours here - so many animals to see! Also plenty of play parks dotted around the zoo to entertain younger kids. We got here on the Do Dublin hop on hop off bus which stops on the main road...More

Thank PamelaSweeney
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo (parents with two teenagers and six years child) we were all happy with the visit, and we saw nice and strange spices of animals, wonderful monkeys area, beautiful giraffes, and there are toilet almost every 30 to 45 minutes of walking...More

Thank Eman Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Despite the rain, we spent part of our last day in Dublin at the zoo. The zoo is large for a city of Dublin’s size, and you can easily spend 3-4 hours exploring. The back half of the zoo is from a relatively recent expansion...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went last week. I thought the place was a little unkempt. It was hard to see some of the animals. It is still definitely worth going to though.

Thank BrianH520
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

we were expecting more of dublin's zoo. small cages and everything looks old. only a small amount of animals. too expensive for what you're getting

Thank Nastja S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Dublin Zoo is well worth a visit if you're in the area, but make sure you wear comfy shoes as you will be covering a big area of land over many hours. A great selection of animals to see, along with some informative talks...More

Thank YoursSinclairly
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Firstly, very easy to catch the bus (46a) from town to the zoo, and only about a 5 minute wait for it on our return, which cost us between €2 & €3 each, each way. Warning - some buses only accept cash and won't give...More

Thank Olivia C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not much to say really, spotlessly clean common areas. Decent living space for the animals. Not as many animals as one would expect to see in such a large zoo. Lots of staff members around. My only complaint is about the toilets. I'm disabled, I...More

Thank screenelvis
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We purchased the annual pass as we have a young child and we love visiting. The zoo just gets better every year. Facilities,attractions and staff are brilliant. A must see.

Thank StephenL1983
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The zoo is pretty large but doesn't have an awful lot of animals or they must have been sleeping. The best part in my opinion was the rhino/giraffe etc enclosure. It's pretty expensive I'm so I won't be rushing back.

Thank Stewarty04
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19 August 2017|
Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any when I visited
16 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
14 August 2017|
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Response from suzannehegarty | Reviewed this property |
is the Aisling Hotel near by? it is supposed to be nice, I haven't stayed there personally so not sure

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