Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
New zoo blog
We've launched a ZOOperb blog! Read our first post as we reflect on the excitement of 2014. And send us your comments and zoo highlights of 2014.
Read our Zoo Blog
Download our Christmas schedule (PDF - 5MB)
Play park closed
Our play park is closed as we have started work on our new Adventurers' learning centre. The centre will open later this year. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Looking for an animal or species?
Click on the first letter of its name to find out more.
We celebrated the first red panda birth, at the Cave Hill site, in over 18 years! We named the kitten Phoenix. She was born to parents, Plocia and Chris on 3 July 2014.
What we're doing to help animals in danger.
Discover how we care for our animals
How you can help protect endangered species