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How long do you need to get round whole zoo?

over a year ago Answer

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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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 wiped its head and beak over its body and wings, the keeper said it probably helps with their water proofing. What a privilege that was.(Btw it doesn't have to be a n expensive perfume either)

over a year ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
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I would allow say 3 hours for a leisurely look at all the animals. However, if you wanted to see all the feeding times it may take a bit longer.

over a year ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
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u can easily do it in 2 hours without rushing

over a year ago
Gisborne Region, New Zealand
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Depends who is with you - if it's children, then they'll want to spend longer on interactive stuff or use the playground. If you want to picnic then that will be longer. We spent 3 hours with our grandchildren, aged 7 & 10.

No picnic, just some bits n pieces from the cafeteria.

It is a really good complex & on a fine day as we had it was brilliant.

over a year ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Three hours good, maybe longer if you schedule in the interactive sessions (animal feeding times etc

over a year ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
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I've done it in 45 minutes. You can take as little or as Lon as you like. There are maps around the place and plenty of places to rest or picnic. The receptionist is very helpful, and the keepers are too if they're around. Very kid friendly. Accessible for wheelchairs and prams.

over a year ago
Cambridge, New Zealand
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Three hours would be a good length of time. Depends really upon how long you want to stop and look at things. If you go earlier in the day the animals are more active and can also see various feeding times.

over a year ago
Bodiam, United Kingdom
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Roughly 3 hours, we didn't stop for a long time at each exhibit, other than talks with rhinos, chimps, birds and tigers and were able to see everything and walk at a leisurely pace, we didn't stop in the shop/cafe/playground which would have saved time.

over a year ago
Penarth, United Kingdom
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I took four to five hours at a leisurely pace and stopped to chat to various greeters and I returned to see a few of the animals again, particularly the Aviary. I also had lunch there. It was a hot day, so no wish to rush around. I would allow a minimum of three hours.

over a year ago
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