Book a Hotel near Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is one of Dublin’s oldest and most popular attractions and a must on your itinerary especially when visiting the city on a family break. Simply hop on the Luas a short 3 minute walk from Maldron Hotel Tallaght and the Luas will take you to Heuston Station. The walk to the Zoo is about 20 minutes.  Located in the Phoenix Park, the walk is both scenic and fun as you watch the Luas whiz by and spot the number of open top buses. Then as you approach the park you can enjoy the more peaceful walk to the Zoo and soak up the atmosphere of the many excited children eagerly waiting to see the animals.

Open daily throughout the year from 9.30am,

All Daily Ticket Types can be booked online to save queuing time at the zoo.

To help you make the most of your day here’s a list of the daily events, feeds and talks.


March – September: Daily

October – February: Weekends

  • 11:15am Asian lion
  • 11:45am Sulawesi Crested Macaques
  • 12:00pm Reptile House
  • 12:30pm Elephant Encounters
  • 12:45pm Chimpanzee Chat
  • 2:15pm Sea Lion Splash
  • 2:30pm Penguin
  • 2:45pm Giraffe
  • 3:00pm Rhino
  • 3.15pm Gorilla

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