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Dublin Zoo

The Phoenix Park | Cunningham Road, Dublin 8, Ireland (Phoenix Park)
353 1 677 1425
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As featured in Dublin for young kids
Ranked #38 of 281 Attractions in Dublin
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Type: Zoos
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Brilliant day out!! Day can be followed by the animal feeding times and shows!! Plenty of activities for kids throughout but especially in the petting farm! Giraffes feeding time is a must - you can get so close

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

I went to visit the zoo with my sister and her grandchildren. The zoo has been dramatically changed since my vists there as a child in the seventies. The animals have much more space for themselves, the africian plains is an amazing area, with plenty of interesting and fun things for the children to do as they tour around. We... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

With Mikey on a lovely sunny day - saw the new baby elephant then the new giraffe also really enjoyed the feeding of the seals;

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Great day out, with or without kids! We travelled as a family of 2 adults, 1 teenager and a child, everyone was highly entertained. There was loads of little parks dotted around the zoo, so everyone could get a little break.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

great day out for young and old alike a must when in dublin good food plenty of toilets a bar etc excellent for young kids will take up 3 hours of your day

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Recently visited Dublin zoo both kids and adults had a great day out. Check out animal feeding times kids loved this watching the seals gollop up fish penguins flapping all over the place to get there food. Very well laid out plenty of toilets and baby changing all spotless clean.Play areas along the way give everyone a break. Family farm... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Great day out for the family lots of beautiful and intriguing animals to see , easy access to see all of the animals and easy to navigate your way around !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This is an excellent place to visit - even adults. Kept very well. Plenty of areas to have a picnic and a cup of coffee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really nice place to enjoy in summer time! Fun for all ages, I loved the feline part! The tigers and lions!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Found Dublin zoo really great had two grandchildren with me aged 3 and 2 and there was lots of play areas every 30 mins or so that made my job so much easier as they enjoyed as I had a little rest .Will certainly be going again next year .

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