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Address: Brymer Road | Hamilton, Hamilton 2004, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)7 838 6720
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Awesome visit to the zoo was raining of and on but didn't let tht from stoping us having a good time lovely staff will defiantly return back again keep it up .

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Awesome visit to the zoo was raining of and on but didn't let tht from stoping us having a good time lovely staff will defiantly return back again keep it up .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Spent half a day here. If u have young kids could easly spend a whole day. Nice open spaces for the animals. Heaps of animals to go see, very friendly staff. Zoo was nice an clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The last time I went to the zoo was last year, and the absolute highlight was feeding the lemurs - I would highly recommend it.

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Tauranga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Hamilton zoo Is a cool place to bring your family and friends along to you will love this zoo So visit soon

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Loved the visit. Heaps of animals for the price. Seriously how do these guys even run the place at such low price. I do have a few points and suggestion to share. its a neat place and dint have bad smell even though they have a huge collection animals. a few birds did seem weak. i am no expert by... More 

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hamilton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We went there and were late but they still let us in. had fun walking around. heaps of cool animals to see. we enjoyed and staff were lovely and polite

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Vancouver
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I’m not a zoo connoisseur, but boy did we and the family enjoy this one . The animals have loads of space and the humans get nice leafy quiet walkways. Always a thrill to see rhinos and cheetahs and so on, but the attention to detail in the native-birds and rain-forest walks was really impressive.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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44 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

It's over 20 years since I last visited Hamilton Zoo. It has improved enormously. Yes, some animals and birds are confined in too small enclosures and/or cages, but other sections are splendid. Well worth a visit. Biggest regret is the inadequate use of Maori in the signage; more effort should be made by a City Council owned facility. Tip: allow... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My grandchildren just love going here. There is such a variety of animals and birds. The animals in natural enclosures give the feeling of being in their space. The large bird aviary was a hit with our grandson. Best animals to view at feeding time - red pandas, tigers, giraffe, cheetahs, rhino. otters, but all the animals are fun to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fantastic zoo, great for a family day out. Range of animals from around the world and lots of info available throughout the day via zoo keepers talks and other volunteers who are knowledgable. Face2face available with a variety of animals if you want to get up close to tigers, lemurs, rhinos amongst others. Great covered aviary where you can meet... More 

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