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Discover more with ‘science behind the zoo’
25 Feb 2019
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a zookeeper, you’ll not want to miss our ‘Science Behind the Zoo’ event taking place on Saturday 23 March.
20 Feb 2019
Older people are being invited to discover more about wildlife conservation and native species at Belfast Zoo next month, as part of the Belfast Festival of Learning.
We are celebrating a ‘capy’tivating love story
20 Feb 2019
We are delighted to announce the birth of our third set of capybara babies in the past year!
Woo at the zoo
05 Feb 2019
Woo your ‘beau’ at the zoo this valentines, with our purr-fect couple’s deal.
Opening hours
01 Feb 2019
Belfast Zoo will be closed from Monday 21 January to Friday 25 January 2019 and from Monday 28 January to Saturday 2 February 2019 (this date has been extended due to inclement weather).
Zoo Card
25 Jan 2019
Belfast Zoo is excited to announce its first photography workshop in partnership with Jessops Academy. The award-winning Level 1 photography course is suitable for complete beginners and includes classroom learning and practical sessions in the beautiful setting of the zoo’s Cavehill site.
23 Jan 2019
Shortly after Christmas 2018, Belfast zoo sent out a call requesting for the public to donate any natural Christmas trees and were amazed with the response!
18 Jan 2019
Keepers at Belfast Zoological Gardens have been busy this January, performing their annual stock take of animals. This includes a head count of over 600 animals and more than 120 different species!
07 Jan 2019
The report details the deaths of three giraffes which occurred at Belfast Zoo in 2018.
13 Dec 2018
Santa Claus isn’t the only man in red to arrive this Christmas, as Belfast Zoo is celebrating the birth of a little red titi monkey!
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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...

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...

Adopter’s Day...

Date: 10 Aug 2019

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

Adopter's Days...

Date: 10 Aug 2019 - 17 Aug 2019

We have two Adopter's Day events at Belfast Zoo this August....