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Hamilton Zoo

#2 of 64 things to do in Hamilton Features Animals
183 Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6720
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lovley day out with the family

Good value for a family day out. lots to see but not too big. You can bring your own picnic and... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Leanne M
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
This visit was wonderful

I loved the beautiful animals and how they look after them so well and tnere habitats are beautiful.

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Hamilton, New Zealand
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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 28 April 2017

Good value for a family day out. lots to see but not too big. You can bring your own picnic and drinks.

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I loved the beautiful animals and how they look after them so well and tnere habitats are beautiful.

Thank tabithathomson27
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Once again a great day out at the Hamilton Zoo! The Hamilton Zoo once again proves itself to be one of the greatest zoo's around with a family friendly atmosphere and all of the animals looking happy, cheerful and most of all healthy. Such a...More

Thank Cory L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasently surprised with our outing....extremely well presented and lots to see or look for...good access for prams or wheelchairs....Grrat Family outing

Thank Janine F
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Good value, heaps to see. Good pathways for pushchairs, lots of rest stops. Heaps of neat animals, the rhinos are a must see

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Well down. Everything neat clean and healthy looking animals. Great playground. Cafe just ok. A great couple of hours easily spent here.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Had a great day watching the baby rhino and the rest of his group as well as the baby chimp and family. Lots of other animals to see in a very natural setting which makes for a great walk. A wonderful family day out.

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was our 1st visit to the zoo. It is reasonably priced and has a wide selection of animals in large enclosures. Volunteers from Friends of Hamilton Zoo were on hand to give informative background information which we appreciated. There's a children's play area and...More

Thank djcj
Reviewed 11 April 2017

this zoo is great ,lots to see and all the animals ,are well cared for ,and some are so funny to watch well worth a visit we will go again ,do go ,you wont be dissapionted ,

Thank andrews012017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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.

Thank lalainyah
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How long do you need to get round whole zoo?
20 February 2015|
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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