Kick start your holiday in Dublin with a visit to Dublin Zoo. Located only a stone’s throw away from the West County Hotel, Dublin Zoo is one of the most visited attractions in Dublin and one of Europe’s largest public zoos.
Dublin Zoo is home to all kinds of wildlife and is a fun filled, stimulating day out for all the family. As one of the world’s oldest, yet modern zoos, the 28 hectare park in the heart of Dublin is home to some 600 animals in a safe environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience!
Dublin Zoo is home to many cute and cuddly friends guaranteed to put a smile on your little ones. Spot the giraffes, zebras, hippos, lions, elephants in The African Planes, or get up close and personal with the donkeys, goats and ducks in the City Farm. With too many highlights to mention, Dublin Zoo is bound to keep all little (and big!!) visitors captivated!
As mentioned above, Dublin Zoo has a high regard for education and highlights the importance of preservation among the animal kingdom. The zoo hosts a range of exciting, interactive and structured educational programmes, workshops and resources, tailored to meet the specific needs of all learners. More details can be found on their website here.
Distance from The West County Hotel: Dublin Zoo is situated the far end of The Phoenix Park and is situated only 3km away from the hotel, or a 7 minute drive. Take Bus 25, 66, 66a, 66b, 67 from outside the hotel and get off at stop 1473.
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