Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
Happy 'capy' babies
Belfast Zoo keepers are hearing the ‘pitter-patter’ of tiny webbed feet as Charlie and Lola, the capybaras, welcomed four pups on 10 May 2016.
Read more about our new capybara pups.
Our animal experiences are now on sale. Walk on the wild side and make your day at Belfast Zoo even more memorable.
Find out more about our new animal experiences.
On Friday 3 June, last admission will be at 2.30pm and the zoo will close at 4pm for our Dreamnight event.
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.