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Address: The Phoenix Park | Cunningham Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 677 1425
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design and...
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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Hadn't been to Dublin zoo for many years so was pleasantly surprised to find that many of the enclosures have been updated. I was happy to find that every enclosure had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hadn't been to Dublin zoo for many years so was pleasantly surprised to find that many of the enclosures have been updated. I was happy to find that every enclosure had information about the animals inside, as well information about their status in the wild. There is also an information centre, great for kids and adults alike. I would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Have known Dublin Zoo all my life but have not visited since our children were in early teens fifteen years ago. The site has at least doubled in size but instead of filling it with exhibits they have given the animals big enclosures and have landscaped the whole thing beautifully. The planting is brilliant but they also have such interesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Dublin zoo is fun for all ages I'm 22 and I had a blast just seeing exotic animals that you wouldn't see in everyday life is amazing the most enjoyable part was the elephants you don't realise how big the are until you are next to them ... I highly recommend this as a day out for the family or... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This progressive zoo is in the heart of Phoenix park. Animals are kept in near natural enclosures and easily located by following pathways lined with a wealth of shrubs and colourful plants. There is a programme of feeding events where keepers can engage with the public to answer questions. There is a range of cafes etc. And the prices are... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Zoo itself was great, good view of the animals, plenty of space and all well priced. What let it down was it was poorly sign posted, we had a hard time finding the zoo not having a sat nav only printed direction, I would have thought an attraction such as this would be sign posted from the main roads,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Recently visited and we really enjoyed it. We had some issues making our way through Phoenix Park as some of the roads were closed off which we then had to find an alternative route. If it were not for sat nav we would have found it very difficult to find our way as there were no signs to point to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Will Definitely Be Back. Actually Envious of those closer to this Attraction and being able to visit when they like :) Thanks so Much. Watched the series on RTE but seeing the Elephants so close like the pictures I took, attached, and watching the penguins being fed ; although lashing rain, I had a Wonderful Time. Many Thanks. Bought my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I went with my boyfriend to Dublin Zoo for a day trip from the city centre. We used the LUAS Red Line to Hueston to get there, which was so cheap and easy to use! It's probably a good 15 minute walk to the zoo's entrance in Phoenix Park, but it isn't hard to find at all. Queued for 10minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

probably the best zoo i have visited,easy viewing of all wildlife and restaurants reasonably priced.well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Good value for the ticket and very worthwhile for the amount there is to see at the zoo and the amount of time that you can spend there. There is all the animals you can expect at a zoo and at the time we went there was 4 or 5 baby elephants so that was something different and good to... More 

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Address: The Phoenix Park | Cunningham Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 677 1425
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > Phoenix Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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