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Natureland Zoo

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Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Our Sunday Favorite

We love this place. It is so unbelievablly cheap and we love to go as a family on a lazy Sunday... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Lauren S
Animal lovers

Grandchildren just love visiting Natureland every time they come to Nelson, the owners are doing... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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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...more
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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 11 October 2018

A lazy afternoon wander led us to Birds, meercats and kunikuni, plus kaka, kea and alpacas, Capuchin monkeys and chickens, goats and other animals that you can feed and get up close.

Thank Hungrykiwi29
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We love this place. It is so unbelievablly cheap and we love to go as a family on a lazy Sunday afternoon. The team here are all about the animals and conservation. Toddlers love it here and it is great to be able to sit...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Grandchildren just love visiting Natureland every time they come to Nelson, the owners are doing such a good job of setting it out for children.

Thank LandN449
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We took our grandchildren aged 11, 9, 8 and 6 here for the afternoon. They loved trying to find the lizards, a bit like spotting 'Where's Wally?' Feeding the angora goats and alpacas were another hit as was watching the monkeys, meerkats and the porcupine....More

Thank Sue H
Mike7Bike, General Manager at Natureland Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks Sue, great to hear you and your family had and enjoyable visit.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We were really surprised by our visit to nature land. It’s a small petting zoo that’s been refurbished nicely and definitely seems to have the welfare of its animals at heart. Many of birds are roaming freely, and the animals that are in enclosures are...More

Thank TJSing2008
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visited not expecting much for the cheap entry fee, but expecting a decent way to spend an hour. Little did we know how amazing this place is! We can't believe that such a small and inexpensive spot can contain so many amazing animals and...More

Thank FBNelson
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Beyond expectations of a beautifully run, well set up zoo. Very lucky animals that get to live here. Every enclosure is well thought out and 100% perfect for each different animal.

Thank CHRISTINE M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We took our daughter + her friends here for her birthday treat & they all had an amazing time. So peaceful yet so much to see & very well equipped for families.

Thank mandawicks1982nz
Mike7Bike, General Manager at Natureland Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks so much, great to hear the party went so well.

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Natureland on 7 March. We found it to be a fabulous small Zoo. We particularly enjoyed the mischevious Capuchin monkeys. Very affordable and wonderful experience.

Thank 468lesleyl
Mike7Bike, General Manager at Natureland Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks for visiting and the review Lesley

Reviewed 27 February 2018

My 2.5 year old loved it. Good variety of animals that are easy to spot. He loved feeding the farm animals. Sandpit and playground were great additions and kept him entertained all morning.

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Mike7Bike, Trustee at Natureland Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thanks Gwyn. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit

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DelanieS15
12 January 2017|
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Response from MikeR5296 | 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 MikeR5296 | 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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