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Hamilton Zoo

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183 Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6720
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What a place to Visit a Great Zoo Park.

What an asset to Hamilton. A place for anyone to go and enjoy. We were there for the whole day and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
Great day out

It was a great day. Lots of walking and hills so I'm glad we took the pushchair. It's amazing being... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The North Island's largest Zoo is home to over 600 native and exotic animals and set amidst 25ha of lush and tranquil surroundings
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
183 Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6720
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an asset to Hamilton. A place for anyone to go and enjoy. We were there for the whole day and had a great time. Will definitely go again in the summer. It is a place to see for Adults and Children and a great...More

1  Thank budgieburgess2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great day. Lots of walking and hills so I'm glad we took the pushchair. It's amazing being able to get so close to the animals. Lovely enclosures! Wonderful day out!

1  Thank attravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing, you can get so close to the exhibits, animals etc, their habitats are so well looked after, and the walkways themselves is a joy to follow.

1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited early morning to have a Face to Face feeding experience with the Cheetah. Informative talk from the keeper which answered all my questions. Animals were content and well fed. I spent 3 hours and managed to see everything on offer.

1  Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hamilton Zoo is one of those hidden gems and the kids love it! We would visit 4-6 times a year, well worth a visit!

1  Thank travel7792
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An escape from urban life and a balanced exposure to nature and animals. Perfect venue to relax and capture family images and pictures whilst viewing animals from around the world .... the venue is intimate and can not be compared to international zoos but evokes...More

1  Thank Vivashal S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Amazing place with awesome up close experiences on offer. Absolutley must do the Red Panda experience, and meet the Rhino's. Hours of fun and adventure to be had here for young and old.

1  Thank Shellie M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great set-up and it's clear there;'s more in the making for this great little zoo. We did the Rhino experience which was pretty amazing and the staff clearly really care about what they do and the animals.

1  Thank theroycenz
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Fantastic zoo for a walk round - especially in summer when it is hot as there is lots of shade. Good selection of animals - you can hand feed some of the animals and I recommend the giraffes.

1  Thank LisaMarieW71
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great place to spend the day wzndering around the animals. Fantastic to be there at Giraffe and Tiger feeding times.

1  Thank habanachooky
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Response from StaycationersNZ | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with all those comments. Twoish hours. Mind you twenty minutes with a kaka parrot on your shoulder sniffing your perfume on your neck, under your chin and down your shirt front just can't be missed. It also... More