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Hamilton Zoo

Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 2004, New Zealand
+64 (0)7 838 6720
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Hamilton
Type: Zoos
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New Plymouth NEW ZEALAND
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Bigger than thought and well laid out-lots of fun-animals in good conditions and kids would love it. Was a bit hard to follow the signs though

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A world class attraction. Situated in the country with great enclosures to view the wildlife.[Could be better at the tigers enclosure, but believe this is going to be rectified]. A great place to take the kids.I think it's better than Auckland Zoo. Nice cafe.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I like the easy walk ways, the open feel of the entire zoo, unique animals to be seen. It is just a great place to visit. I disliked the walkway at the chimpanzees. It swayed a little to much to my liking, however it could just be me having a fear of heights.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were really Impressed with the layout of this zoo/ Also The way the animals are housed. It is very clean and they are warm. Ex day

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not sure why some people have rated it that high, this place is okay but I don't think it deserves 5 star or 4 star. Of course company matters, good place for family with young kids but Auckland zoo is much better than this and worth the ticket amount.. good staff though.. n the only restaurant inside offer good food...... More

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Raglan, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A really cool little zoo. good selection of animals, nice picnic areas and play area for kids. the walk thru aviary is really good. They are improving the paths all the time so its easier for pushchairs and wheel chairs. Bit pricey at $25 a head and the cafe is very over priced for low quality foods but a picnic... More

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It was great to be at the exhibitions of the animals at the right times. My little girl loved it. The café was a little pricey, but all in all, was enjoyed by all of the family. Especially the giraffes and birds :)

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Gisborne Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Beautiful day in July - we took grandchildren aged 7 and 10. They were impressed as we adults were too. Natural setting for the animals, good viewing except for the tigers who preferred to hide in the bamboo on such a hot day for July.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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334 reviews 334 reviews
298 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Hamilton Zoo is a large spacious zoo which provides a decent habitat for animals. There are also many animals to see both common and rare.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is the second time that we have visited this zoo, and were even more impressed than the first. It is well laid out and easy to walk around and for a small zoo has an amazing selection of well "housed " animals. The only complaint I had was the cost of food at the cafeteria. To me it was... More

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