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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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Hamilton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I have a years pass to the Hamilton zoo & it is a wonderful place to take my grandchildren & visitors. The animals are well cared for in environmentaly friendly spaces with lots of interaction available with talks & the Face to Face sessions. The keepers are very helpful & take pride in their charges. The playground, coffee shop &... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Fab variety at this zoo, all the animals seemed content, well fed and had great habitats. Everything was clean and well laid out. Only suggestion I would have is to perhaps have more people at front counter, there was one lady on the day I went with alot of people standing waiting to pay to get in.

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New Plymouth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We always have a great time at this zoo, lots of animals, space to run around, good information, playground, cafe and well priced.

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Hamilton
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great for perhaps half a day. I don't think you would need to spend a full day here. I went just 2 weeks ago during the school holidays and it was winter. I wrapped up warm and took a brolly. Got within touching distance of the male giraffes as they were being fed. What a wonderful sight. The enclosures are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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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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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