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Hamilton Zoo

#2 of 65 things to do in Hamilton Features Animals
183 Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6720
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Was great day out with friends . Not as big as Auckland zoo but that's ok as it didn't Seem as such... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Margaret M
via mobile
Awesome Zoo!

I always make the trip down from Auckland to visit this zoo with my family. We absolutely love it... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
via mobile
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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 23 May 2017 via mobile

Was great day out with friends . Not as big as Auckland zoo but that's ok as it didn't Seem as such a long hall to see everything

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I always make the trip down from Auckland to visit this zoo with my family. We absolutely love it. We prefer this over the zoo in Auckland these days. Less crowded, more space for the animals, different species of animals and different view points compared...More

Thank sarahpJ4072DX
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I love the relaxed atmosphere at Hamilton zoo. You will see a lot for your dollar. Take a picnic. Make it a great afternoon. Kids will love it.

Thank Shinneal v
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect before our visit but we left very happy! Really impressed with the layout of the Zoo. My 8yo daughter had a fantastic time. So many animals to look at and we learnt lots. Had lunch at the cafe and the...More

Thank livspencer
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable. Our 3 year old loved it. The animals seem to be kept really well and enclosures very clean. We took out an annual membership and looking forward to our many trips here over the year :)

Thank Drinda J
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
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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