Dublin Zoo To Host Reptile Weekend At Zoorassic World

Slither into Dublin Zoo this August bank holiday weekend (Saturday 5thMonday 7th) for a host of fun and informative reptile-themed activities!

Taking place at Zoorassic World, the Zoo’s brand-new home for reptiles of the past and present, visitors will be able to see reptiles from across the globe and find out about their prehistoric past by joining special talks led by zookeepers.

 Dublin Zoo To Host Reptile Weekend At Zoorassic World

Reptiles at Zoorassic World in Dublin Zoo

Promising something for all the family, themed arts and crafts will take place throughout the weekend as well as music on the Great Lawn!

What’s more, young visitors will get the opportunity to test their palaeontology skills with the fossil dig boxes as well as joining in with the fun games.

Children can also enjoy getting their faces painted to look like their favourite reptiles with the help of Dublin Zoo’s talented face painters.

What: Reptile Weekend

Who:  Open to both annual and non-annual pass holders

When: Saturday 5th – Monday 7th July

Time: 12-4pm

Price: Standard entry rates apply

 

Dublin Zoo, a not for profit organisation, is open seven days a week from 9.30am to 6pm from March to September. For further information on Reptile Weekend, visit www.facebook.com/dublinzoo and www.dublinzoo.ie.

 

 

 

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is a not for profit organisation, registered charity number CHY 2964. Since Dublin Zoo first opened its doors in 1830, its 28 hectares has been transformed with the support of the Irish public and now attracts over 1 million visitors a year. All funds received by Dublin Zoo including gate takings, donations and sponsorships are directly invested into the day to day management, running and up keep of Dublin Zoo’s animals, their habitats and conservation projects. Modern Zoos, like Dublin Zoo, adhere to strict codes of practice in animal welfare laid down by European and Global Associations. Animals at Dublin Zoo therefore live enriched lives in natural social groups in order to encourage breeding and raising young.

Dublin Zoo is managed by caring, qualified and accredited zoo professionals who devote their lives to the welfare of animals at Dublin Zoo. Dublin Zoo works in partnership with zoos worldwide to conserve bio-diversity on earth and financially supports a variety of conservation projects supporting gorillas, tigers, giraffes and penguins among others. Dublin Zoo also supports a range of Irish conservation projects.

Dublin Zoo is easily accessible by bus, LUAS, and train and is open every day with the exception of Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day (26th December).  Admission prices and opening times can all be found on the website.  Dublin Zoo is accessible by the less-abled and manual wheel chairs are available on request.

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