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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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Wonderful Mothers Day Out

I have been several times to the Hamilton Zoo and love it. Beautiful walkways and so accessible for any age or fitness. Safe for children and the animals all look contented... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Doreen C
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Huntly, New Zealand
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Huntly, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I have been several times to the Hamilton Zoo and love it. Beautiful walkways and so accessible for any age or fitness. Safe for children and the animals all look contented have room to move and enjoy their lives. You actually get to see 90% of them, and the other 10% you will see if you search the pens for... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Hamilton Zoo is a perfect place to take the grand children, Not too big but not too small.Good variety of animals and birds, walking tracks, greenery and big enclosures for the animals with lots of trees and open space. The animals look healthy and happy. Nice Cafe and also on route places to stop and rest. Take your visitors there... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I love going to the Hamilton Zoo, the animals are always doing things and you can find them. There is plenty to see and a lovely cafe to sit down at and have a rest if need be. Otherwise many picnic areas around the zoo walkways will allow you to have your own rest stop where you please.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great variety of creatures.Good for the children. Love the tigers. Be prepared for a good walk,need sensible shoes and a pushchair for the little ones when they get tried.

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This local zoo is super - I still love to visit as an adult! Love the enclosed bird aviary especially first thing in the morning while the birds are still feeding - a sensory delight, some birds are so cheeky! Love the big animals too - the zoo set up means that it is quite easy to view the animals.... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

I took my young grandaughter to this zoo yesterday. She loved it especially the many varieties of apes but the highlight were the rhinos.

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Kauai, Hawaii
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I did a Face2Face encounter with lemurs. We got to enter the lemur habitat and spend 20-30 minutes feeding them grapes and giving them scritches. Ringtails and Ruffed Lemurs. They will actually come up and climb on you. This may have been the highlight of my entire trip. And it's affordable. You can reserve only on the day. I got... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is the most amazing free garden we have even visited. Garden styles from all over the world are represented in beautifully manicured plots.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Wonderful day out -beautiful setting even without the animals it is a lovely walk - not a lot of animals, but enclosures are large and so well cared for. Our 2 year old grandson walked right round and loved every minute of it. Facilities great nice cafe and children's play ground too. Well worth the small entrance fee.

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waikato
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is a very good zoo! The animals are in very natural like and large enclosures and seem happy and healthy too! There is a wide selection of animals to see. The animal encounters and feeding times are especially good.

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