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Dublin Zoo

Discover a world of fun and adventure at Dublin Zoo.

Dublin Zoo is located in the Phoenix Park, in Dublin 8, a short walk from Maldron Hotel Smithfield and two stops on the Luas Red Line.


The zoo covers an amazing 28 hectares of the park and it transports families to the Arctic, the plains of Africa and Indian Rainforests before kids visit Pets’ Corner and the City Farm. As one of the world’s oldest, yet popular zoos, it is home to some 400 animals in safe environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience!

From March – September there is a schedule of daily events, feeds and talks to choose from and from October – February these events and feeds take place at weekends only.

11:15      Asian lion

11:45      Orang utan

12:00      Reptile House

12:30      Elephant Encounters

12:45    Chimpanzee Chat

2:15      Sealion Splash

2:30      Penguin

2:45      Giraffe

3:00      Rhino

3.15      Gorilla

On site at Dublin Zoo they have Restaurants, Baby Changing Facilities, Picnic Areas, First Aid, Toilets, Gift Shop and Information points to cover all your needs.

So why not stay at Maldron Hotel Smithfield and make a day and night of your Dublin Zoo adventure. We have a secure underground car park for €10 for an overnight stay, bar & restaurant offering 2 and 3 Course meals and the Smithfield Red Luas Stop a 2 minute walk from the hotel.

Book your stay today at Maldron Hotel Smithfield