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- Directions from Town: In the Northern Quarter of Belfast, located 4 miles from the City Centre.
- Opening times: Winter (October 1 to March 31): 10am to 4pm daily (Last admission is 2.30pm), Animal houses close at 3.30pm. The Zoovenir Shop closes at 4pm. Summer (April 1 to September 30): 10am to 7pm daily (Last admission is 5pm). Animal houses close at 6pm. The Zoovenir Shop closes at 6pm. However, it remains open until 7pm over Easter, weekends in July and August and on selected Bank Holidays.
- Mobile narrative: Belfast Zoo is situated on a breath-taking 55 acre site with panoramic views over Belfast Lough.
- Prices: Adult (aged 18 and above)- £7.45 Child* (aged four to 17)- £3.80 Children under four years- Free Disabled- Free Seniors** (60 years and older)- Free Family ticket (two adults and two children)- £20 Individual membership (adult)- £27 Individual membership (children)- £13 Family membership (two adults and two children, or one adult and four children)- £75.60 *Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. **Only valid with the production of a senior citizen's card or other acceptable identification.
Belfast ZooNewtownabbey Antrim - Northern Ireland
Belfast Zoological Gardens is home to more than 140 species of animal, many of which are in danger in their natural habitat. The zoo also carries out important conservation work and takes part in over 90 European and global collaborative breeding programmes which help to ensure the survival of many species under threat.
As one of the oldest visitor attractions in Northern Ireland, many visitors have fond memories of visiting the gardens, which have been home to the animals since 1934. In 2010, Belfast Zoo is now one of the leading visitor attractions in Northern Ireland, with more than 304,000 visitors a year.
Popular attractions include the Asian elephants, giraffes, sea lions, penguins, ring-tailed lemurs, apes, monkeys, Malayan tapirs, Giant anteater, Malayan sun bears, Visayan warty pigs, Barbary lions and Sumatran tigers. Our rainforest exhibit creates an authentic immersive environment that combines tropical plants with unusal animals such as Jasmine, the Linne's two toes Sloth and Rodrigues fruit bats.
Other onsite facilities include the Ark Cafe, snack bar, 'Zoovenir Shop', children's playground and designated picnic areas. The zoo also runs a regular programme od special events through the year.
Winner, 'Visitor Inspired' category, NI Tourism Awards 2011.
Highly commended, ‘Best Visitor Experience’ category, NI Tourism Awards 2010.
Belfast Zoo Opening Hours
Summer (April 1 to September 30)
10am to 7pm. Last admission is 5pm. Animal houses close at 6pm. The Ark Café and confectionery kiosk all close at 5.30pm.
The Zoovenir Shop closes at 6pm on weekdays and 7pm on weekends.
Winter (October 1 to March 31)
10am to 4pm. Last admission is 2.30pm. Animal houses close at 3.30pm. The Zoovenir Shop closes at 4pm and the Ark Café closes at 3.30pm.
The confectionery kiosk is closed from October to March.
Zoo admission prices
April 2010 to September 2010
Adult - £8.50
Child (aged four to 17) - £4.50
Seniors, children under four and disabled - free
ContactoTeléfono+44 (0)28 9077 6277
Fax:+44 (0)28 9037 0578
Página web: www.belfastzoo.co.uk
dirección: Belfast Zoo, Antim Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT36 7PN