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Natureland Zoo

#14 of 84 things to do in Nelson Features Animals
1 Hounsell Circle | Tahunanui Beach Reserve, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 6166
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Great for children

Very welcoming. Staff great with 3 year old. Special being able to feed some animals. Great to have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
219lynne
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Rangiora, New Zealand
Quaint zoo

We used to bring our children here when they were young. This time we visited Nelson celebrating... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Debsy005
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Natureland is Nelson's zoo and wildlife conservation centre where you can get up close and personal to some unique New Zealand natives like Tuatara and Kea. Hang with the monkeys and get hands on with a range of interesting domestic animals. We are proud to be a community focused charitable trust so come on in and lets have a conservation conversation.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
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1 Hounsell Circle | Tahunanui Beach Reserve, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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+64 3-548 6166
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming. Staff great with 3 year old. Special being able to feed some animals. Great to have play/picnic area. Great for child to have interaction with animals.

Thank 219lynne
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We used to bring our children here when they were young. This time we visited Nelson celebrating our wedding anniversary and made sure we came here again. It's a lovely place and the animals are well looked after. I have some amazing pictures and we...More

Thank Debsy005
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to take toddlers. Very reasonable price . The animals are happy and their enclosures are so nice and tidy. Well loved animals .We will defiantly be returning

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Mike R, Trustee at Natureland Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I took my two grandchildren for a afternoon and they liked the animal very much. This is a great place to take children and they got to feed a few too. Need to go on a non rainy day as it is all outside.

Thank DCChart
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lets be honest here, Nelson is a small town and this Zoo is essentially making space of a roundabout. The staff are super happy and more than happy to share their knowledge about the animals. Try ask for feed to give to the animals. It's...More

Thank CatchFour20s
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A lovely kept interactive nature and farm and zooland for the kids. a small park is provided. great place for the grandparents to take the kids.

Thank hallidayfamily
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The Natureland Zoo is quite small, but good value for money. We spent a happy hour or so there, feeding the animals and enjoying the sunshine. The kids enjoyed feeding the animals. Don't expect this place to keep them occupied for too long, but not...More

Thank Wicked28
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Lovely lady on reception, but unless you have small children I'd give this one a miss - few animals and nothing unusual.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Visited this attraction a couple of afternoons ago. Cost of $N.Z.10 was quite cheap and indeed was great value for money. The Zoo was tidy, clean and the birds and animals have plenty of room. Clearly they are well cared for. Staff were courteous and...More

1  Thank MadMaxChristchurch
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We visited with our 3 year old son and he loved feeding the animals with the very reasonably priced pellets($1 for a small bag). The visit was well worth the $25 we paid for the 3 of us.

Thank Adam G
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Delanie S
12 January 2017|
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Response from Mike R | Property representative |
A group pass for two adults and two children (aged 2-13) is $25
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Cashmonkey401
8 May 2016|
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Response from Mike R | Property representative |
Not really sure what you mean here - all animals have species and behavior specific requirements which our talented team attend to every day.
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