Covering over 24 hectares (59 acres) of Phoenix Park, it is divided into areas named World of Cats, World of Primates, The Kaziranga Forest Trail, Fringes of the Arctic, African Plains, Birds, Reptiles, Plants, City Farm and Endangered Species.
Good conditions for most animals. Plenty of space. Go mid-week. Very busy weekends in summer. Bring a picnic. Long Day!
3rd oldest & 4th largest zoo in the world. It has everything you'd expect and more. Rhino, elephants, lions, tigers, giraffes, hippos, gorillas, spiders, snakes, penguins. Over 400 animals and well worth the trip.
Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s most popular family attraction, and welcomed over one million visitors last year. As one of the world’s oldest, yet popular zoos, the 28 hectare park in the heart of Dublin is home to some 400 animals in a safe and…
“Learn about this historic jail, and the role it played in the independence of Ireland. Also, much of the movie "Paddington 2" was filmed here ”
“Cannot be missed. Hire bikes from the park entrance of the Dublin Bike scheme from in front of Kilmainham Gaol (credit card required, €5 for 3 days). Park is vast and features Dublin Zoo, Stately homes and beautiful tea shops. Full of beautiful wild deer. 20 minutes walk from house. ”
“Don't forget to enjoy the odour of the Roasted Hops while you are in the area!!”
“If you are interested in Whiskey, then this is a must. I have done this tour twice myself with friends that were visiting Dublin, and I thoroughly enjoyed it on both occasions.. I hope that you enjoy it as much as I did. ”