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Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Belfast

We've rounded up the best zoos and wildlife parks in Belfast in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 8 Belfast zoos and wildlife parks to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the zoos and wildlife parks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Belfast Zoo

  • Belfast
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Over 2000 weird and wonderful animals and exotic creatures await your arrival at Belfast Zoo. With 140 different species to explore this is a real an...

WWT Castle Espie

  • Comber
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

WWT Castle Espie is home to Ireland’s largest collection of exotic and local birds, as well as loads of outdoor adventure. Wings at the ready and off...

Talnotry Avian Care Trust

  • Dublin
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Talnotry Avian Care Trust currently has around 350 animals in its long term care. These include gannets, swans, kestrels, sparrowhawks, owls, foxes,...

World of Owls

  • Antrim
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Spend half a day with the family at World of Owls - a lovely  owl sanctuary at Randalstown Forest. Explore indoor and outdoor birds of prey displays,...

Butterfly House and Seaforde Gardens

  • Downpatrick
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Seaforde Tropical Butterfly House features an awesome flight area with hundreds of free-flying exotic butterflies alongside Ireland's oldest maze...

C&J's Animal Park

  • Craigavon
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

C and Js Animal Park is a great place to take the kids to meet a wide variety of animals, from farm animals to reptiles, and aviary birds to arachnid...

Murlough National Nature Reserve

  • Dundrum
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Murlough National Nature Reserve Fringing one of Northern Ireland's most popular beaches equally delightful for visiting, this bay is overlooked by t...

The Wildlife and Heritage Centre

  • Monaghan
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

As an education and re-habilitation facility, The Wildlife and Heritage Centre preserves wildlife by actively educating people to care for their envi...

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