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Gifts from our zoovenir shop
09 Feb 2018
We’re so excited about re-opening.
Animal enrichment at Belfast Zoo
05 Feb 2018
The January blues were nowhere to be seen here last month.
Belfast Zoo entrance
01 Feb 2018
We will be closed from Monday 5 to Friday 9 February 2018. During this time essential road resurfacing will be carried out across the 55 acre site.
NI Science Festival
01 Feb 2018
To celebrate the Northern Ireland Science festival, we are hosting a series of events to engage and inspire visitors about the wonders of the natural world and wildlife in danger (including our own native species), with an aim of creating the next generation of zoologists and conservationists.
Zoo Zebra resolutions
26 Jan 2018
We all start January with the best of intentions and a long list of resolutions but, by this stage in the month, many of us have already had a few slips or have even given up altogether.
Joey to the world
21 Dec 2017
A little present has popped up to give zoo keepers some holiday cheer.
Snow at Belfast Zoo
08 Dec 2017
We are closed due to the ongoing weather conditions.
Tina the Asian elephant
06 Nov 2017
Yesterday we announced the sad news that Tina the Asian elephant has sadly passed away.
Winning photograph of our annual photo competition 2017
09 Oct 2017
The winners of our annual photographic competition have now been selected.
TripAdvisor certificate and meerkats
28 Sep 2017
We have recently been awarded the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence.
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camera
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...

science behind the zoo
Science behind the Zoo...

Date: 05 Oct 2019

Join our zoo educators, curators and veterinary staff for a fun-filled day of learnin...

camera
Jessops Level 1 Photography ...

Date: 19 Oct 2019

Join Jessops award-winning Level 1 photography course for complete beginners in the u...

halloween
Boo at the Zoo...

Date: 26 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019

Join Belfast Zoo for the award-winning spooktacular Halloween event with fang-tastic ...