Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland’s most popular family attractions, with over one million visitors last year. Nestled in the beautiful surroundings of Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo guarantees not only a fun-filled and exciting day out for all the family, but is also a wonderful place to learn more about the world’s precious wildlife and some exotic animals. If you’re looking for a hotel near Dublin Zoo, we’ve got a range of packages available and we’re just 20-minutes drive away.
Spreading over twenty-eight hectares, the zoo is home to over four hundred animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. The zoo does its best to ensure that the animals’ habitats are as close as possible to their natural environments. Dublin Zoo is also a registered charity and involved in conservation programmes and partners with zoos from all over the world to help to save endangered species from becoming extinct.
You can even take a sneak peek at some of the animals on the live webcam.
Dublin Zoo is easily accessible by public transport as well as by car. The zoo is open daily from 9:30am all year round, with exception of Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day. The last admission to the zoo is one hour before closing time.
So what are you waiting for? Kids and grown-ups alike love a trip to Dublin Zoo. Combine this with a picnic in the Phoenix Park and you have the perfect family day out.