I’ve lost count the number of times we’ve visited Dublin Zoo over the past seven years with the kids, it really is one of my favourite days out with them. Between the playground, educational animal talks, Zoorassic World and Eco Explorers Trail it has something for every age. In recent months I’ve had requests to compile a post and share my Dublin Zoo tips, so here it is: (more…)
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Last night we visited Wild Lights, the night-time festival of lights display featuring giant colourful lanterns and illuminated animal sculptures inspired by wildlife at Dublin Zoo. There’s no denying it’s a must-see production featuring an unbelievable 12,000 meters of silk, 19,000 bulbs, 5000 meters of LED lights, 48,000 glass bottles and 215,000 pieces of porcelain weighing over 9.5 tonnes. (more…)
A couple of months back we were amongst the first to experience the new Eco Explorers Sustainability Trail in Dublin Zoo. The Sustainability Trail has little stations around the Zoo, teaching young and old about the importance of living sustainably while the SSE Airtricity Eco Explorers interactive app makes it a little more fun and can be used on any tablet or smartphone.
A few weeks back we got an exclusive tour with the zoo keepers at Dublin Zoo to see the brand new orangutan forest habitat. Orangutans Sibu, Leonie, Riona and Majurs brand new forest home is inspired by the Orangutans natural environment in the tropical rainforests of Borneo. It is five times bigger than their old habitat with eleven trees, all between seven and twelve meters high complete with inbuilt lifts. These (more…)