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peat bog
30 Jan 2020
We are pleased to announce the official launch of the William Brown Award.
meerkat eating a sandwich
24 Jan 2020
Our catering facilities are undergoing some changes which have impacted their opening times.
Baby bongo
17 Jan 2020
Belfast Zoo are celebrating the birth of a new eastern bongo.
zoo signage
27 Dec 2019
Belfast Zoo will be closed from Monday 6 January to Friday 10 January 2020 and from Monday 13 January to Friday 17 January 2020, opening only on weekends.
elephant eating a christmas tree
26 Dec 2019
Your kind tree donations will go towards providing our animals with enrichment, bedding and some festive fun!
rabbit
11 Dec 2019
We recently welcomed some new furry residents!
meerkat with christmas cracker
11 Nov 2019
On 14 and 15 December, we will host our festive 'Wildlife Wonderland' event.
Malayan sun bear
22 Oct 2019
After receiving a record number of entries this year, we have announced the winners of our annual photography competition 2019.
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.
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eastern bongo
Easter at Belfast Zoo...

Date: 10 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020

Hatch a plan to visit the zoo this Easter for a ‘zooper’ day out....

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Explorers' Club...

Date: 17 Apr 2020

Keep your little explorers busy this Easter with the adventure of a lifetime at our E...

Quiet Hour
Quiet Hour...

Date: 26 Apr 2020

Shhhh! Enjoy the peace and quiet of Belfast Zoo during Quiet Hour....

Quiet Hour
Quiet Hour...

Date: 31 May 2020

Shhhh! Enjoy the peace and quiet of Belfast Zoo during Quiet Hour....

Quiet Hour
Quiet Hour...

Date: 28 Jun 2020

Shhhh! Enjoy the peace and quiet of Belfast Zoo during Quiet Hour....

Quiet Hour
Quiet Hour...

Date: 30 Aug 2020

Shhhh! Enjoy the peace and quiet of Belfast Zoo during Quiet Hour....