Opening Times – Opening and Closing times for Dublin Zoo - Dublin Zoo, Ireland.

Opening Times

Open 363 days a year*, only closed Christmas Day & St. Stephen's Day.

Remember by booking your tickets online you can avail of the FastTrack system, helping you beat the queues.

Note: Children and visitors under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times and teenagers may be required to show ID.

*Occassionally, due to circumstances outside of our control, Dublin Zoo may be forced to close to the public e.g extreme weather conditions, state occasions. This is to ensure the safety of our visitors, our staff and the animals that live in the Zoo.

January Opening Closing Last Admission
Monday to Sunday 9:30am 4:30pm 3:30pm
African Plains
  4:00pm  
February Opening Closing Last Admission
Monday to Sunday 9:30am 5:00pm 4:00pm
African Plains   4:30pm  
March to September Opening Closing Last Admission
Monday to Sunday 9:30am 6:00pm 5:00pm
African Plains   5:30pm  
October Opening Closing Last Admission
Monday to Sunday 9:30am 5:30pm 4:30pm
African Plains   5:00pm  
November Opening Closing Last Admission
Monday to Sunday 9:30am 4:00pm 3:00pm
African Plains   3:30pm  
December Opening Closing Last Admission
Monday to Sunday 9:30am 4:00pm 3:00pm
African Plains   3:30pm  

Terms of Entry

  • Permission must be obtained for all filming and photography for commercial purposes
  • Children under 16 will not be admitted without an adult.
  • No dogs are allowed at Dublin Zoo
  • Bicycles, scooters, rollerskates, rollerblades or skateboards are not allowed
  • Please note, there is no provision for left luggage.

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