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Dublin Zoo

The Phoenix Park | Cunningham Road, Dublin 8, Ireland (Phoenix Park)
353 1 677 1425
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$76*
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Ranked #24 of 218 Attractions in Dublin
Fee: Yes
Owner description: One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design...
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Have many options of the fun include the little giraffe but the ticket it's very expensive. If you go, it's better in the morning to get time all day to visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

dublin zoo is great..good old fashioned fun...its bern modernised and has fresh new exzibits..it also is great foodwise..you can eat there..or bring your own sambos..theres loads of areas to sit..they dont pump you for the cash like other places. its a bit expensive overall but i go every year and never feel ripped off..loads of parking and friendly staff

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Dublin Zoo is really interesting. If you have children it is great to watch their faces and reactions. Plenty to see and do with good near by parking. Don't be in a hurry best to try and absorb as much as possible!!

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Dublin zoo has undergone some development in recent times but there are areas of this zoo that are in need of care and look rundown. Also, many of the enclosures are tiny and I found myself feeling very sorry for the animals within them. The Orangutans in particular saddened me - I remember that tiny enclosure from when I was... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

An excellent little zoo. Our visit wasn't spoilt by the bitterly cold wind, 'cos it was a nice sunny day. This small zoo surpassed our expectations by quite a margin. Well worth a visit - on a sunny winter's day - or even in summer come to that.

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Dubin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This zoo could have so much more animals also the penguin enclosure looks very neglected there's nothing exciting about this zoo and I wouldn't bother wasting the money visiting again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Second time at Dublin zoo. Just as amazing as the first. Great value. Even the drinks in the zoo are reasonable prices. Great place

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Payed a visit to dublin zoo with my girlfriend, we both enjoyed the day and found it very educational. Enjoyed reading about the zoo heritage!

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Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

One of the best zoological parks that I have visited before ... such lovely enclosures for the animals and spent the whole day here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Have been there number of times between 2005 and 2014 and loved it all time. It is must visit for both adults and kids, the sight of a giraffe was something amazed me the most and the train ride is enjoyable each time

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