Dublin Zoo

Places to Stay near Dublin Zoo

A trip to Dublin simply wouldn't be complete without experiencing a fun-filled day at Dublin Zoo for Kids and grown-ups alike and during your trip you can also explore Phoenix Park and even squeeze in a trip to Áras an Uachtaráin the official residence and principal workplace of the President of Ireland.

Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland’s most popular family attractions, with over one million visitors last year. Nestled in the beautiful surroundings of Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo guarantees not only a fun-filled and exciting day out for all the family, but is also a wonderful place to learn more about the world’s precious wildlife and some exotic animals.

Spreading over twenty-eight hectares, the zoo is home to over four hundred animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. The zoo does it’s best to ensure that the animals’ habitats are as close as possible to their natural environments. Dublin Zoo is also a registered charity and involved in conservation programmes and partners with zoos from all over the world to help to save endangered species from becoming extinct.

Located in the Phoenix Park, Dublin 8 it is easy to get to Dublin Zoo. There are a range of easily accessible options to choose from, easily accessible by public transport as well as by car. From The Tallaght Cross Hotel hop on the LUAS Red Line Dublin Zoo is a 15 minute walk from the Heuston Station stop.

The zoo is open daily from 9:30am all year round, with exception of Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day. The last admission to the zoo is one hour before closing time.

Looking for the perfect hotel near Dublin Zoo, one of Dublins Top Attractions? Look no further than The Tallaght Cross Hotel, one of Dublin’s most popular bases for a trip to the Zoo.


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