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Wildlife Wonderland (16-17 December)


16 December 2017 - 17 December 2017, 10am - 4pm

Belfast Zoo is preparing for a different kind of arrival this festive season, as Santa Claus prepares to make his annual visit to Cave Hill.

Visit Belfast Zoo this Christmas and you will be walking in a 'Wildlife Wonderland' with festive fun for all the family. Children taking part in Wildlife Wonderland can:

•  Visit Santa and his elves in the grotto
•  Write a letter to Santa Claus
•  Wrap and deliver presents to the cheeky chimpanzees and watch as they open their surprises
•  Decorate Christmas trees for the asian elephants
•  Make their own Christmas crafts
•  Wish all of the animals a 'Merry Christmas' at feeding time as they enjoy some special surprises

Activities start from 10am, last admission to the zoo is at 2.30pm and the zoo closes at 4pm. Early arrival is advised to take part in all of the activities available.

The ticket price includes admission to the zoo for the day, a visit to Santa's grotto, a present from Santa, one professional photograph per child and all activities listed.

Ticket prices

Children aged 4 - 16 years: £17
Children under 4: £12.50
Child member: £12.50


Tickets for Wildlife Wonderland and a time slot for Santa's grotto must be booked in advance. You can book your tickets by calling Belfast Zoo's Santa booking line on 02890 776277, extension 203.

Normal admission applies for all other members of the party. For a full list of prices and terms and conditions, please visit


Belfast Zoological Gardens, Antrim Road, BT36 7PN


£12.50 - £17


028 9077 6277

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