Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
Penguin chicks hatch
It's another cracking success for Belfast Zoo as eight gentoo penguin chicks hatch.
Meet the newest arrivals and book your penguin experience today.
Zoo Explorers' Club
Your little explorers can have an adventure of a lifetime this summer, at Belfast Zoo's Explorers' Club!
Learn more about the Zoo Explorers' Club
Looking for an animal or species?
Click on the first letter of its name to find out more.
In 2015, Belfast Zoo became home to a striped hyaena! Hyaenas are not members of the dog or cat families. Instead they have a family all of their own, Hyaenidae.
What we're doing to help animals in danger.
Discover how we care for our animals.
How you can help protect endangered species.