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“Belfast Zoological Gardens” 4 of 5 stars
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Belfast Zoo
Bellevue | Antrim Road, Newtownabbey BT36 7PN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9077 6277
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Owner description: Belfast Zoo is located in north Belfast. The zoo's 55 acre site is home to more than 1,000 animals and 150 species. The majority of our animals are in danger in their natural habitat. The zoo also carries out important conservation work and takes part in European and international breeding programmes which help to ensure the survival of many species under threat. Belfast Zoo is one of the top fee-paying visitor attraction in Northern Ireland, receiving more than 300,000 visitors a year.
Belfast, Ireland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Belfast Zoological Gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I really love visiting the Belfast Zoo to see the beautiful animals. The zoo is set on the side of a hill and getting around on foot is easy, even though it's mostly uphill. It has shops to buy souvenirs and knick-knacks and a restaurant for when you might feel hungry after the uphill walks!
Well worth a visit, and especially good for families.

Visited December 2011
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“A good day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Suprisingly good for a couple in their 20s. Good enclosures and lots to see. Not too expensive either. Just be warned there isn't a lot of eating facilities but a lot of places to have a picnic - so take it with you!

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Belfast
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“One of the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Belfast zoo is excellent and a great place to go on a sunny day. Great for families of all ages, plenty to see and do.

Visited August 2012
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Not enjoyed !”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Did not relise it was so hilly,Not enough selection of animals to see.
Not somewhere i would revisit.

Visited July 2012
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“A bit grubby”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

This was my first time there since I was a teenager and to be honest not a lot has changed since. Enjoyable enough but not somewhere I'd be inclined to take visitors to N Ireland.

Visited November 2011
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