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Upcoming events

A Magical Christmas

13, 14, 20, 21 and 22 December 2014

A Magical Christmas at Belfast Zoo

Come and meet Santa and his elves in our grotto and take part in a range of Christmas activities, including festive crafts, wrap presents for the chimpanzees and gorillas, decorate the elephants' Christmas trees and much more!

Booking is essential to visit Santa in his grotto. Tickets cost £6.50 per child. Normal zoo admission applies.

To reserve a place, call us on 028 9077 6277.

You can also donate any unwanted clothes to the zoo that will be used for animal enrichment activities with our chimpanzees and gorillas at Christmas. Please leave any clothes at zoo reception.

Our animals

Belfast Zoo is home to over 1,000 animals and more than 150 different species.

The majority of our animals are in danger in their natural habitat.

About the zoo

Belfast Zoo opened in 1934 and is one of Northern Ireland's top attractions.

It receives more than 300,000 visitors a year.


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