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Dublin Zoo

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Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 474 8900
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Cunningham Road | Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phoenix Park
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+353 1 474 8900
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"african plains"
in 255 reviews
"meerkat restaurant"
in 156 reviews
"sea lions"
in 150 reviews
"great family day"
in 168 reviews
"feeding times"
in 86 reviews
"animal enclosures"
in 75 reviews
"reptile house"
in 67 reviews
"annual pass"
in 66 reviews
"big cats"
in 66 reviews
"baby elephants"
in 59 reviews
"sunny day"
in 95 reviews
"dublin pass"
in 70 reviews
"city centre"
in 76 reviews
"picnic"
in 556 reviews
"orangutans"
in 205 reviews
"tiger"
in 322 reviews
"habitat"
in 199 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

My family (parents, an older teen and a 21-year-old) really loved the close-up views of some of the animals and all the babies! Babies everywhere - from sea lion babies to elephant ones, it was a treat. We arrived quite late - with only a...More

Thank Racwoh
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family - we are all adults - have always loved zoos and checking them out in cities throughout the world. This one was a total disappointment. I felt like I did a long long walk with very few animals. Just blah as zoos go....More

Thank MsK48979
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kids love Zoo. We try to visit once a year. It's nice to see animals looked after well. Usually we will bring some picnic with us and stay all day. Fabulous place to visit especially feeding times quite fun. Kids loves it and it's nice...More

Thank jennettod
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a wonderful time with my grandchildren. I would recommend this stop if you have children. An enjoyable afternoon.

Thank W8868CBcatherinek
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The zoo is amazing, can’t fault it, plenty of seats to sit down and have a picnic and the animals are in plenty, you will definitely not have a bad experience here

Thank Katie D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kids love the zoo family day always a great place to go with the kids plenty picnic area and they have done it up lovely would highly recommend to family and friends and if you book online it's cheaper

Thank Elaine S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a full day just taking in this amazing zoo. The paths are well maintained and the zoo is spacious and well laid out. There are plenty of resting spots and plenty to keep the kids entertained.

Thank Heather J
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This zoo is great! It is a bit small but perfect for a few hours. We went completely around the zoo and loved all the animals and their habitats. The zoo staff is helpful and the zoo is kept pretty clean and nice. We actually...More

Thank Stephanie F
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent a few hours, following the very simple map, wandering around this lovely zoo. It is spacious and the animals are clearly very well looked after. The added benefit is the focus on conservation and drawing attention to the plight of some of the...More

Thank Maccalicious
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely visit for my daughters 2nd birthday. Zoo is clean & tidy.. lots of facilities.. a lovely family day out

Thank Nicjkk
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newellmom
April 27, 2018|
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Response from Rossbox | Reviewed this property |
There is no train or other form of transport available inside the grounds of the zoo. Most of the zoo is wheelchair accessible.
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Sam S
March 27, 2018|
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Response from Ken B | Reviewed this property |
Ashtown House is a nice spot not too far from zoo and free parking but for a special occasion try the Carlton Hotel on the sword road or Gourmet Kitchen in Santry again free parking and a short distance from the zoo
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Stebailz
February 5, 2018|
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Response from GabyParker | Reviewed this property |
We got a taxi from our hotel it was 20 euros there then a bus back which was 7 Euro’s for two adults and 1 child. Under 5’s free. They don’t except notes on the bus so have lots of change. Either was good but we stayed near... More
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