plan your visit

plan your visit

Fancy a fun family day out with lots of amazing animals? Then you are in the right place ... come and explore Camperdown Wildlife Centre with us!

animal experiences

animal experiences

are your kids animal mad? do they dream of being a zoo keeper when they grow up? would they like to get up close to the animals?

2017 events

2017 events

Check out our events programme

become a friend

become a friend

The Friends of Camperdown Wildlife Centre is an independent group of people who have taken their enthusiasm for Camperdown Wildlife Centre (CWC) a step further and actively assist in its aims to ...


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Camperdown Wildlife Centre is delighted to announce the arrival of a troop of 11 endangered Lion-Tailed Macaques this weekend. Preparations for their arrival are well underway and visitors will get the first chance to see them this Sunday. The centre will be closed to the public on Saturday 28 October to allow them time to settle in, the zoo will then reopen on Sunday (29 October) at 10am when the new arrivals are expected to be very popular.

The troop are coming from Belfast Zoo and consists of 4 males and 7 females. The youngest was born in June 2017 is 4 months and the oldest nearly 20 years old and was born in December 1997. Staff having been working behind the scenes to prepare their enclosure which had an extra house added with holding area plus 3 climbing frames and...

animal spotlight

golden eagle

Golden eagles in the wild use their agility and speed combined with extremely powerful talons to snatch up prey including rabbits, hares, grouse and even large mammals ...