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Popcorn and Peanut, our little flamingo chicks
14 Jun 2019
Do you remember our little flamingo chicks Popcorn and Peanut?
Dreamnight
14 Jun 2019
On 7 June 2019, Belfast Zoo opened its doors for the 15th annual Dreamnight charity event.
praire dogs
11 Jun 2019
Our latest litter of prairie dogs has brought a huge “pup”ulation boom to the colony, it is estimated that there has been around 17 prairie dog pups born.
lemur and camera
10 Jun 2019
Belfast Zoo is delighted to offer a number of photography workshops in partnership with Jessops Academy.
dreamnight
06 Jun 2019
Belfast Zoo will be hosting our annual invite only charity event, Dreamnight, on Friday 7 June 2019 from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.
Love Your Zoo
24 May 2019
We will be offering free walking tours* on Sunday 26 May and Sunday 2 June .
Francois's langur
20 May 2019
‘Zooper’ news! We are excited to announce the birth of an endangered animal at the Belfast Zoo. We are welcoming an adorable baby François’s langur, born 23 April to mother Nicoline and father AJ.
sign video
17 May 2019
Belfast has become the first council in Northern Ireland to provide a dedicated sign language service for deaf residents.
opening hours
16 May 2019
We have changes to our opening times for a number of dates in June 2019 due to events taking place.
Zoo entrance
19 Apr 2019
Today the zoo has been extremely busy with Easter visitors!
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camera
Could you be our next big wi...

Date: 22 Apr 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

Get ready to ‘zoom’ in and get those amazing snaps for our annual photography competi...

quiet hour
Quiet Hour...

Date: 29 Jun 2019

Shhhh! Visitors on the autism spectrum and those with sensory requirements can enjoy ...

camera
Jessops Level 1 Photography ...

Date: 20 Jul 2019

Join Jessops award-winning Level 1 photography course for complete beginners in the u...

quiet hour
Quiet Hour...

Date: 28 Jul 2019

Shhhh! Visitors on the autism spectrum and those with sensory requirements can enjoy ...

explorer's club
Explorer’s Club...

Date: 29 Jul 2019 - 02 Aug 2019

Keep your little explorer’s busy this summer with the adventure of a lifetime at Belf...

gorilla
Adopter’s Day...

Date: 10 Aug 2019

Belfast Zoo’s annual adopter’s day includes early bird entry and a guided tour of the...