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Red panda
16 Mar 2021
Have you ever visited Belfast Zoo and wondered why there are barrels hanging in the elephant paddock, why are the chimpanzees poking at termite mounds and why the lions are playing with sacks? These are all animal enrichment activities.
Blue-throated macaw
09 Mar 2021
Two critically endangered blue-throated macaws have settled into their new home at Belfast Zoo.
Train at Belfast Zoo
08 Mar 2021
Did you know that our birthday is coming up? The zoo turns 87 on the 28 March and in order to help celebrate our lockdown birthday we would love to see some of your old photographs and videos!
Easter bunny faces made from egg cartons
03 Mar 2021
With Easter Sunday just over a month away, we would like you to set aside your cardboard egg cartons as we have a cracking competition coming your way!
Andean Bear
22 Feb 2021
Due to essential maintenance work, our phone lines and email will be unavailable for most of the day.
red squirrel kitten
01 Feb 2021
Belfast Zoo has welcomed the news of red squirrels born at Ballykinler Training Area. The squirrels are part of a breeding programme to increase the population of the native species across forests in Northern Ireland.
Fijian banded iguana
26 Jan 2021
We are celebrating the arrival of an endangered iguana which hatched in early January. Marking the first new addition to the zoo of 2021, the iguana’s arrival is particularly special as it is the first of its kind to be born at the zoo.
Penguins in snow at Belfast Zoo
22 Jan 2021
Due to the Northern Ireland Executive's coronavirus restrictions, Belfast Zoo is closed to the public.
Nollaig, the baby bongo was born in Belfast Zoo in December 2020
22 Jan 2021
Belfast Zoo are celebrating the arrival of a beautiful eastern baby bongo.
Our Christmas opening hours
17 Dec 2020
Belfast Zoo is open every day (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
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