Our new giant anteater baby was born on 2 November 2017 to parents, Pancho and Kara and can now be spotted sharing their home with some South American neighbours including capybara and Darwin’s rhea.
This international bat appreciation day (17 April) we are celebrating the recent arrival of nine critically endangered Rodrigues fruit bats from Chester Zoo.
Animal adoption is the perfect gift for animal lovers, with packages starting from £25, there’s an option for every budget.
A slippery customer, our very own Sasha the royal python, made a special guest appearance alongside the Lord Mayor of Belfast.
Our senior keeper, Linda Frew, recently featured on the Vinny Hurrell show on BBC Radio Ulster. Find out about her hand-rearing one of our lion cubs.
Ever fancied feeding fish to penguin, lunch to a lemur, or feeding Finn the giraffe? Get closer to wildlife than ever before!
You can now join our family by applying for a membership online. Fill out our form and get a whole year of free entry and other great benefits.
30 March - 30 Sept
Monday to Sunday
10am - 6pm
Last admission is 5pm
Animal houses closes at 6pm.
Zoovenir shop closes at 6pm.
Meet your learning objectives.
Find out the prices for our educational services.
Meet our team, including keepers and animals.
Discover our services for each age groups.
Our team is happy to discuss your needs.
Let us bring the zoo to you.
Date: 01 Jun 2018
Dreams will come true at our 14th annual Dreamnight at the Zoo event!...
Date: 30 Jun 2018
We are proud to be a family-friendly visitor attraction and we are committed to makin...
Date: 18 Aug 2018
Animal adopters are invited to our exclusive animal adopter’s day which takes place e...
Date: 27 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
Dust the cobwebs off your favourite costume and jump on your broomstick to Belfast Zo...
Date: 01 Dec 2018
We are preparing for a different kind of arrival this festive season, as Santa Claus ...
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