Belfast Zoo is home to more than 1,200 animals and 140 species. Many of the animals are under threat in their own natural habitat. The Zoo is a very important base for their survival. Situated on a 55 acre site on the north side of Belfast, the zoo is easy to access from Ballygally (approximately 20 miles). Visitors can enjoy panoramic views over Belfast Lough and the surrounding countryside. Open all year round it has a children’s playground, restaurant, picnic areas and gift shop. A truly wonderful day out for all the family. They have been awarded a silver Green Tourism accreditation in recognition of their sustainable practices within the zoo. The Green Tourism Award is the largest and most established sustainable certification programme in the world.
The Zoo is well connected to the motorway and roads network and you will see Belfast Zoo signposted on your route. For satellite navigation please use postcode BT36 7PN.
There is free car parking onsite: over 300 spaces in the upper car park, including accessible bays, and 80 spaces in the lower car park.
There is an electronic vehicle charge point close to the Visitor Centre entrance.