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meerkat and a pumpkin
08 Oct 2019
Dust off your cobwebs and join us for our unmissable 'Boo at the Zoo' event, returning on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October.
belfast zoo opening hours
30 Sep 2019
Our Winter opening hours will soon be in place again between 1 October to 31 March.
red panda born at zoo
20 Sep 2019
We are pleased to celebrate another successful red panda breeding year with the birth of baby Tango, our third cub to parents Vixen and Chris!
red squirrel caught on camera
18 Sep 2019
Carnfunnock Country Park is to become a haven for red squirrels as the furry friends are reintroduced from Belfast Zoo in a bid to boost local population numbers.
children playing
29 Aug 2019
Following a successful inaugural event in June 2018, Belfast Zoo’s Sensory Day returns on Saturday 7 September 2019.
boy looking at animals
06 Aug 2019
Belfast Zoo is delighted to offer brand-new audio tours for the first time.
Citi volunteers swing by to lend a hand
29 Jul 2019
A group of 12 volunteers from Citi Bank recently braved the Northern Irish summer (all-day rain) to muck in with some essential maintenance around the zoo.
squirrels
19 Jul 2019
Belfast Zoo has recently been awarded a silver award from professional body BIAZA (British & Irish Association of Zoos & Aquariums) for their dedication to red squirrel conservation.
death's head cockroach
11 Jul 2019
The zoo has unveiled five new species of invertebrate to ‘bug out’ about, including the Brazilian salmon pink bird-eating spider, Honduran curly haired tarantula, emperor scorpion, giant African millipede and death’s head cockroach.
opening hours
11 Jul 2019
We are open over the bank holiday weekend as normal from 10am-6pm (last admissions 5pm).
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Jessops Level 1 Photography ...

Date: 19 Oct 2019

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Date: 26 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019

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penguin
Wildlife Wonderland...

Date: 14 Dec 2019 - 15 Dec 2019

Hop on your sleigh and visit us this Christmas for a unique festive experience!...