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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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Well down. Everything neat clean and healthy looking animals. Great playground. Cafe just ok. A... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Mary G
via mobile
Lovely zoo in a beautiful setting

Had a great day watching the baby rhino and the rest of his group as well as the baby chimp and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Sandra G
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 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
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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....More

Thank Peter_dR_NZ
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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...More

Thank Shan P
Reviewed 30 March 2017 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

Thank HLE-94
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

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

Thank Yana 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