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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The zoo was great and very well priced. The face2face experience was really good although I did expect to be able to get up more close and personal. The feedings weren't a talk about the animals at all like I've seen in other zoos. They literally three in a piece of meat for the Tigers and let them be. Overall... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Excellent day out. Well thought out and planned zoo with a wide variety of animals. Helpful hosts at hand to answer questions, friendly service, great playground for kids too. Well signposted with lots of info.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We spent half a day visiting the Hamilton zoo and it is a wonderful place. Friendly staff at the entry and also out and around the zoo. Lots of wonderful healthy and happy animals to get up close with and watch in awe. We will definitely be going back.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was my first time ever stepping in Hamilton Zoo, It took my breath away (because i did not expect it to be so nice), it was beautifully design. lots of animals!!! great for family day out. Highly recommended

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We recently took our 2 year old grandson to the Hamilton Zoo. It was our first time there as well and we were not disappointed. There were so many different animals to look at which kept us entertained for hours. Everything was sign posted well and feeding times for some of the animals were made aware of so that you... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Loved everything about the Hamilton Zoo and so pleased I did the face to face with the lemurs, where else can you do this? If you like the idea of having native birds landing around you make sure you go into the large bird enclosure and of course there is the tigers and rhinos to name a few big animals... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I thought this would be a rather feeble attempt at a zoo but was amazed and delighted to see its extent and the fabulous array of wonderful animals -from tigers to apes to giraffes. This is a great day for the whole family and you cna buy a pass to save costs.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

I actually visited last year but I cant remember exactly when. Went with my boyfriend, we are both early 20's and really enjoyed it. There is a great range of animals and interesting things to read about them. Enjoyed the birds and the monkeys/apes the most. We paid extra to have an experience with the lemurs and it was brilliant!... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A great zoo for an afternoon visit. The up close encounters are also really fun! Lovely animals and very friendly staff!

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

When you get the chance or are wondering what to do, take a trip to Hamilton Zoo, layout is brilliant so many animals to see in a really heathy environment.

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