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Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens

The animals

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Baako thumbWestern lowland gorilla

We welcomed our first gorilla baby in 16 years in August 2013. You voted in your hundreds to name the baby Baako, which means first born child. Baako is considered a miracle baby as when his father's fertility was tested, the results were less than promising!



Penguins

Breeding programmes

What we're doing to help animals in danger.

Vet looking after an animal

Animal care

Discover how we care for our animals

Moloch gibbon

Conservation projects

How you can help protect endangered species

Opening hours

1 April - 30 September
Monday to Sunday - 10am - 7pm
Last admission - 5pm
Animal houses close at 6pm
Zoovenir Shop closes at 6pm

Admission prices

Adult (18+) - £11
Child (four to 17) - £5.50
Child under four - Free
Family (up to two adults and three children) - £29.50
Senior - £5.50
Student - £5.50


Newsletter

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Map showing the location of Belfast Zoo

Getting to the zoo

Belfast Zoo is located on Antrim Road in north Belfast, just off the M2 motorway. We are 15 minutes from Belfast city centre by car and are easy to reach by bus or train.

 Getting to Belfast Zoo



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