Dublin Zoo

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  • Address: Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-14748900
  • Ticket Price: 16 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Wildlife Park, Zoo, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot
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Dublin Zoo is the most prominent and well known zoo in Ireland which plays hosts to thousands of visitors every month. Being very spacious this zoo is able to be home to many animals of belonging to several different species from around the globe. It is divided into many sections depending on the different kinds of species available there.

Tiger, Elephant, Giraffe, Lions, Tortoise as well as different kinds of birds and snakes are present in the Dublin Zoo. Mammals like Monkeys; Invertebrates like Jellyfish, Insects, Worms, Snails, Lobsters, and Spiders are common public attractions of the zoo.

If you are travelling with the family you can plan a whole day trip and carry a picnic to the garden area of the zoo. Located in Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, it is one of world’s oldest zoos where many educational researches take place. It is also dedicated towards the preservation of the environment. Many rare and endangered species have been protected in the zoo. As wildlife conservation is a massive job, the Dublin zoo in collaboration with other world class zoos carry out the responsibility.

Being the largest zoo in Dublin, the place is quite popular among the folks and travellers alike. The place can be visited by paying certain amount of Dublin Zoo Ticket Prices. The Dublin Zoo Tickets can be availed both- online and offline. It will be wise to visit early if you are going to Buy Tickets for Dublin Zoo from the premises. Otherwise, the best option is to Book Tickets for Dublin Zoo online, which is not only convenient but timesaving as well. The Dublin Zoo Ticket Costs are different for different age categories. Check the website prior visiting to avoid unnecessary hassles.

Dublin Zoo Travel Tips

  • You can buy tickets online.
  • Barring some of the older buildings, most of the zoo is wheelchair accessible.
  • Drinking water is available inside the zoo.

Entrance Ticket Details For Dublin Zoo

  • Adult: €17
  • Child 3 years and older and under 16 (must be accompanied by an adult): €12.20
  • Child under 3: Free
  • Senior Citizens: €13.20
  • Child with Special Needs: €5.90
  • Adult with Special Needs: €9.30
  • Student (Must show valid student ID card): €13.20
  • Visit the official website for other price details.

Dublin Zoo Hours


  • Last Admission at 3:30 pm.
  • African Plains: It Will be Close at 4 pm.


  • African Plains- It Will be Close at 4:30pm.

March to September:

  • African Plains: At 5.30 pm.


  • Last Admission at 4.30 pm.
  • African Plains: It Will be Close at 5pm.

November and December:

  • Last Admission at 3 pm.
  • African Plains: It Will be Close at 3.30 pm.

How to Reach Dublin Zoo

  • Phoenix Park Gate Bus Station

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  • Dublin Zoo Address: Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
  • Dublin Zoo Contact Number: +353-14748900
  • Dublin Zoo Timing: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Dublin Zoo Price: 16 EUR
  • Time required to visit Dublin Zoo: 02:30 Hrs
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  • 52.1% of people who visit Dublin include Dublin Zoo in their plan

  • 37.06% of people start their Dublin Zoo visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Dublin Zoo

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

93.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dublin Zoo

People normally club together Kilmainham Gaol and Phoenix Park while planning their visit to Dublin Zoo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Dublin Zoo Reviews & Ratings

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  • Do you need to book tickets in advance for September 2022. We are a group taking Adults with Special needs . My preference is not to book in advance as we are reliant on dry weather for this group. Regards.Jennie.

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  • Where exactly in the Zoo is the Pet Farm?

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    • Not sure about the Pet farm, but there is a family farm at the zoo which is located in the Phoenix Park. You can consider calling them at Dublin Zoo contact number 353 (0)1 4748900 for information regarding the Pet farm. 

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  • Can I buy gift voucher

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    • Hi,

      Yes you can. There are 12 products in this category and each one of them are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. Choose from options like Senior Citizen Gift Card, Student Entry Gift Card, 2 Adults and 1 Child Entry Gift Card, 2 Adult and 2 Children Entry Gift Card, 2 Adult and 4 Children Entry Gift Card, Child's Entry Gift Card, Individual Annual Pass €125.00 Gift Card, Family Annual Pass €185.00 Gift Card, 1 Adult Entry Gift Card, Gift Card Amounts €25 - €150, 2 Adult Entry Gift Card, and 2 Adult and 3 Children Entry Gift Card.

      These gift cards can be purchased on their official website. 

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  • Can you give me dates for Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo after Christmas. Mary Ryan

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    • Hi Mary. Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo will be held from 1st November 2018 to 6th January 2019 between 5-9 PM.  

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  • information on christmas light show in dublin zoo

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    • The light show at Dublin Zoo called Wild Lights opens on Thursday 1st of November 2018 and runs until Sunday, 6th January 2019 from 5pm-9pm. Tickets are available on the official website. 

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