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Hamilton Zoo

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Address: 183 Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
Phone Number:
6478386720
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The North Island's largest Zoo is home to over 600 native and exotic...

The North Island's largest Zoo is home to over 600 native and exotic animals and set amidst 25ha of lush and tranquil surroundings

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Hamilton's treasure

We have had so much fun taking the kids here. you can spend hours walking around checking out the animals. We always take a picnic and make a day of it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lalainyah
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had so much fun taking the kids here. you can spend hours walking around checking out the animals. We always take a picnic and make a day of it.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with a 2 years old family member, and weren't sure what to expect. The zoo pleasantly surprised us though, with its relatively large (in most cases) and well-maintained enclosures, it's setting in partially native bush, and in our case the relative calmness. Not too many visitors are around on a weekday, which makes the walk extra relaxed.

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Thank Peter_dR_NZ
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are very excited to visit Hamilton Zoo. Worth the visit. My son was very happy and particularly very curious on every animals inside the zoo. And ofcourse after a long walked, he enjoyed the ice cream and the playground. Can't imagine his energy and enthusiasm. Savannah was the highlight.

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Thank Shan P
Deloraine, Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time at the zoo and were there for about 3 hours, very reasonable price. Great amount of animals to see and very clean and tidy zoo

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Thank HLE-94
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all enjoyed the zoo. Staff were very friendly. Animal enclosures well designed for viewing. Good play area for children

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Thank Nicholas S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Zoon to encounter NZ wild birds and listen to Zoo keepers stories. Has a cafe, barbecue, kids playground and many animals to see

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Nice please to go for a family trip. Loved the hugh Avery. ... Have lunch first though the cafe on site is rubbish.

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Thank Hamish R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great zoo for the family . While the selection of animals is not as extensive as other zoo's , the enclosures are large and animals happy and easily viewable . The children loved the big open spaces and there are lots of picnic spots .

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Stubborn rhinos. Baby rhino. Gorgeous giraffee. Awesome enclosures. Funny and happy chimps. Booming siamangs. Mounting Peacock. All extremely awesome and outstanding. Very impressed by the zoo and extremely impressed by the price.

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Thank joolsm425
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is great my twins loved all the animals and enjoyed getting to walk around and have a look. Good coffee which is a must if you have twins like me.

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