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Penguins
23 Mar 2016
COMING SOON! Ever fancied feeding a penguin or getting up close to a herd of giraffes?
Lulu the cheetah
22 Mar 2016
We are sad to announce the recent death of Lulu the cheetah.
Volunteer
16 Mar 2016
Belfast Zoo welcomed more than 80 volunteers to carry out a range of tasks around the Cave Hill site.
New arrival brings ‘HOPE’ for species
14 Mar 2016
Belfast Zoo’s latest arrival has brought ‘hope’ for a species facing increasing threat in the wild.
Giant anteater
18 Feb 2016
While Northern Ireland’s most famous giant is indisputably Finn MacCool, he now has stiff competition for the title, as Belfast Zoo’s new arrival is definitely big news!
Sumatran tiger
22 Dec 2015
It has been another busy year at Belfast Zoological Gardens in 2015 and it’s certainly been an ‘adventure’!
Venezuelan red howler monkey
29 Oct 2015
Have you heard hair-raising howls echoing across Cave Hill this Halloween? Don’t worry it’s not something that ‘goes bump in the night’, it’s just Belfast Zoo’s latest arrivals
Andean bear
26 Oct 2015
We know how difficult it can be to keep your ‘little monsters’ entertained during the half term holidays but never fear, as there is plenty of fiendish family fun at Belfast Zoo!
Phoenix the red panda
01 Oct 2015
Belfast Zoo born red panda, Phoenix,has started the journey to her new home at Ähtäri Zoo, in Finland, as part of the collaborative and global breeding programme for the species.
Red squirrel
17 Sep 2015
On Thursday 17 September 2015 Belfast Zoo celebrated another conservation success when two male red squirrels, born at the Cave Hill site, were released in the Ministry of Defence, Ballykinler Estate in County Down. The successful release of this pair will soon be followed by the further release of four more red squirrels.
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Dreamnight
Dreamnight...

Date: 01 Jun 2018

Dreams will come true at our 14th annual Dreamnight at the Zoo event!...

Sensory day
Sensory day...

Date: 30 Jun 2018

We are proud to be a family-friendly visitor attraction and we are committed to makin...

Adopters’ Day
Adopters’ Day...

Date: 18 Aug 2018

Animal adopters are invited to our exclusive animal adopter’s day which takes place e...

Boo at the zoo
Boo at the zoo...

Date: 27 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018

Dust the cobwebs off your favourite costume and jump on your broomstick to Belfast Zo...

Wildlife Wonderland
Wildlife Wonderland...

Date: 01 Dec 2018

We are preparing for a different kind of arrival this festive season, as Santa Claus ...