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World Host
13 Mar 2017
Belfast Zoo is one of Northern Ireland’s oldest and most popular visitor attractions and we have achieved this through our visitor-inspired ethos.
Belfast zoo competition
08 Mar 2017
Celebrate the release of the epic adventure Kong - Skull Island movie.
Goodfellow’s tree kangaroo and curators
06 Feb 2017
Today we welcomed James Andrews, assistant team manager of the twilight team from Chester Zoo.
Memorial presentation for William Brown
05 Dec 2016
On 17 September 2016 the Friends of the Zoo held a memorial service at Belfast Zoo in memory of chairman, William Brown.
Winner of our annual photo competition 2017
22 Oct 2016
The winners of Belfast Zoo’s annual photographic competition were announced at a special awards ceremony, in the elephant and giraffe house, today.
Western lowland gorilla baby
12 Oct 2016
Belfast Zoo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Western lowland gorilla.
Filming at Belfast Zoo for the movie 'Zoo'
29 Sep 2016
This week Belfast Zoo travelled back in time to the Blitz era, as filming took place onsite for ‘Zoo’, a new movie based on one of Northern Ireland’s most famous war-time stories.
Lord Mayor of Belfast Brian Kingston opened the conference
21 Sep 2016
Animal and conservation experts from across the world have arrived in Belfast to take part in the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) Annual Conference 2016.
Lola has recently started to come out of the den to explore her enclosure.
11 Jul 2016
Belfast Zoo is celebrating the first Andean bear birth, at Cave Hill, in more than 20 years!
Gentoo penguins
17 Jun 2016
It’s another cracking success for Belfast Zoo as eight gentoo penguin chicks hatch.
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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...