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Address: Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 2004, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)7 838 6720
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great for the grand kids

Not much we disliked except maybe the rough paths in areas under renovation . The monkey park is fantastic allowing kids to see the chimps from all angles and the chimps to be in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not much we disliked except maybe the rough paths in areas under renovation . The monkey park is fantastic allowing kids to see the chimps from all angles and the chimps to be in a half natural enviroment. Aviary is pretty good too.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Took a bunch of kids on school trip to the zoo what an amazing zoo for a small city cafe was good staff were excellent and the array of animals and how close you get was great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

I was really impressed with this zoo. Good variety of animals, good layout, only took a couple of hours to see everything. Got a grabone voucher 2 for 1 so very good value too. Great day out for children.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

I regularly visit this zoo, the grounds are well kept are the layout is easy to follow. The staff are very friendly and eager to offer any advice and information about the animals. There is also a nice picnic area and playground. The only negative I see is that there is only one location that serves refreshments.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A Fantastic Zoo - well worth the price (we were fortunate to have purchased a GrabOne voucher), This zoo is well laid out over a large area (wear comfy shoes), there are plenty of animals to see. The scheduled talks are very informative .... my children (8) and (14) really enjoyed the Giraffe talk and feeding time as we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This view is perfect for the whole family. Easy walking paths, lots of animals to see, sheltered areas for picnics, clean facilities and easy to navigate around the zoo. Recommend visiting.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A great range of animals. I especially appreciate the aviary. The birds are cheeky, easy to see, and there are plenty of them. The animals are treated well, the environs are well maintained, there is a great playground for children who need a rest. There are surprises around every corner. The zoo has been landscaped with a native bush feel,... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This zoo seems very spacious and in park-like grounds. It has the same physical footprint of Auckland Zoo, but it's much more intimate and less commercialised. Very affordable entry prices and also best value animal encounters called "Face 2 Face", especially the lemurs!

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Hamilton, NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Has good views of all animals. Could have a wider range of animals but covers animals interesting to Hamilton school children

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Love this open plan zoo that has npo bars to interrupt your views of the animals. And the animals are obviously all well looked after. The pigs even get birthday parties! And now that they have 2 beautiful Tiger cubs (born in February I think it was) it is a must see. A must try experience is the Up Close... More 

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Additional Information about Hamilton Zoo

Address: Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 2004, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)7 838 6720
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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