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“Rhino galore”
Review of Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo
Ranked #2 of 64 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The North Island's largest Zoo is home to over 600 native and exotic animals and set amidst 25ha of lush and tranquil surroundings
Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“Rhino galore”
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Stubborn rhinos. Baby rhino. Gorgeous giraffee. Awesome enclosures. Funny and happy chimps. Booming siamangs. Mounting Peacock. All extremely awesome and outstanding. Very impressed by the zoo and extremely impressed by the price.

Visited March 2017
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“Great day out”
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is great my twins loved all the animals and enjoyed getting to walk around and have a look. Good coffee which is a must if you have twins like me.

Visited January 2017
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“Kids love it”
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Where to start? Fabulous staff and reasonable priced. Each time we have gone the animals have been out. It's just great to see the animals well cared for and for the zoo to keep developing it. Just a great place to take the kids.

Visited March 2017
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“Not for a Rainy Day”
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Took the Grandies to the zoo to fill in a dreary afternoon. Should have known better. A lot of the animals where hiding from the weather. There was still quite a lot to see though and mostly it was a pretty good experience. A good selection of animals and some beautiful birds. The volunteer in the Chimp house was very helpful and informative and we all enjoyed it. Love the natural habitats they have created. We found the signage for directions was a bit lacking and not all that clear. The wetlands would be a great stroll on a lovely day. I'm sure on a fine day it would be lovely. Good facilities for picnicking and an ok café too.

Visited March 2017
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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“Primetime”
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Quality over quantity wins again as the Hamilton Zoo shines brightly! They have a great mixture of diversity as well as individuality with their resident animals. I was very impressed with how well everything was maintained, how well the park has been engineered, and how well cared for the animals seemed to be. Go check it out!

Visited March 2017
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