Dublin Zoo, Dublin

4.3
#1 of 11 in Zoos & Aquariums in Ireland
To explore diverse animal habitats from the fringes of the Arctic to the African plains, visit Dublin Zoo. Founded in 1831, the zoo covers nearly 30 hectares (70 acres) and houses about 100 different species of animals. Boasting a renowned lion-breeding program, which dates back to the middle of the 19th century, the zoo plays an important role in the global efforts to conserve the world's endangered and threatened species. You can visit hundreds of animals spread across eight different habitats housing birds, bats, monkeys, crocodiles, tigers, turtles, and giraffes. Be sure to look in on the zoo's family farm, designed to teach visitors about modern Irish farming. With our international travel planner, Dublin attractions like Dublin Zoo can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a fantastic zoo! Everything is well thought out for both the animals and the visitors! I've been to quite a lot of zoos here and there and I've got to say this one is definitely in the top thr...  more »
  • It is a well organized zoo, with interactive areas and parks for children to play and the shop has very nice gifts. What is missing is only events or some kind of presentation for the whole family, despite having holiday camp for the children.
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  • Great family day out. Lots to see and do. Range of animals is great and play parks. Can bring picnic too and enough it there while making the most of the day. Best zoo about. Animals well looked after
  • I absolutely LOVE this place!!! Animals in gorgeous habitats! Very friendly staff who will give the most insightful information about the animals and environments. Great day out for the family! Very clean and great value! Highly recommended!! They offer great educational opportunities for both children and adults.
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