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Address: 200 Daniell St | Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: 04 381 6755
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Description: Visit us today and discover why Wellington Zoo is gaining a reputation for...
Visit us today and discover why Wellington Zoo is gaining a reputation for being the best little zoo in the whole wide world!
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we went there to spend time waiting for the ferry, time went super fast my baby love it. NZ care a lot about nature and animal and this is a good example. high recomend

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

we went there to spend time waiting for the ferry, time went super fast my baby love it. NZ care a lot about nature and animal and this is a good example. high recomend

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Gore, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Good zoo, with friendly staff who give informative talks. Animals are happy, safe and well looked after. Was quite a cold breeze when we were there so dress warm if that is the case

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I have to admit that i love zoos' although its' many years since i came to the Wellington zoo , and i was very impressed very clean , a bit hilly'' but had some endangered animals which i was very impressed with

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What a great little zoo. The encounters were awesome and really wonderful for the whole family. Animals here seem happy and good size enclosures. Looks like new areas opening up later this year ! Can't wait.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One of the smallest zoos I've visited but by far the best. Never seen so many animals active at the same time, total different experience. Easy to walk around, amazing sights. Very informative staff and information signs. A must visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have been to a few zoo's around the world and little Wellington Zoo comes out on top for me. I love coming here and seeing the variety of lovely and exotic animals they have. I really like how you can watch into the clinic where the veterinary team perform small surgical procedures. It's a real eye opener and is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This zoo is amazing. The enclosures are very big and the animals seem wonderfully cared for. They aren't afraid of or annoyed at the visitors which speaks volumes about how well they're treated and how well the zoo polices bad behaviour. The lion feedings were up close and personal and the giraffes were so close you could almost touch them!... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I think this is the best zoo in NZ. It has character. There is plenty to do and see. It is hard if you have babies in young strollers. Can be quite hilly at times. Great day out.

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Greytown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were lucky enough to see the Sun Bear being taken to the Nest for his annual physical - just like on TV! and got to pat a Golden Dragon lizard! The weather was terrible, showery and very cold, but we had a great time. The staff took extra time with the animals and to answer questions. We saw the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Oh my God, go to the Lion talk and make sure you sit underneath, right in the middle at the front. My boys are still talking about it! We loved Wellington Zoo because it is so much smaller than most zoos, so you get to see the animals up close. Well worth the trip on the Number 10 bus, which... More 

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Additional Information about Wellington Zoo

Address: 200 Daniell St | Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: 04 381 6755
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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