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Brooklands Zoo

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Cute free zoo

This is a cute little zoo with a variety of farm animals and birds. A wonderful place to take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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What a Hidden Gem

Great FREE little zoo, absolutely adored it. I found a friend in the the bird aviary, wanted to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average5%
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“coffee cart”(15 reviews)
Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a variety of farmyard animals, amphibians, reptiles, oriental small-clawed otters, meerkats, a brolga, Bolivian squirrel monkeys and both capuchin and cotton-top tamarin monkeys, as well...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 5320
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cute little zoo with a variety of farm animals and birds. A wonderful place to take children and elderly.the birds are well looked after and very happy.plenty of nearby parking. Clean and tidy with well kept lawns and gardens.

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great FREE little zoo, absolutely adored it. I found a friend in the the bird aviary, wanted to come home with me but we had to sat goodbye to each other

Thank jij52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was totally impressed by this gorgeous, well kept wee gem that we visited recently while staying in New Plymouth! It was super clean and tidy, with a great park for children to play on, surrounded by happy animals and friendly volunteers! This is a...More

Thank Trudydrennan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this park has it all 2 lakes waterfall playground cricket field kiosk natural concert venue a zoo something for everyone excellent in summer at nite with the light show an music every nite .

Thank dkkh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is FREE - can you believe it? Wonderful place to take children/grandchildren. We have spent many an hour here with our grandchildren. There is a playground. Various animals, to see at close range. You can walk through where all the birds are and as...More

Thank yartap2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love visiting Brooklands Zoo, been here so many times but it's never boring. The animals all seem happy and staff are very friendly and happy to interact with visitors. Great playground for the younger kids, lovely to take a picnic and spend the day there.

Thank m2nkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an awesome little zoo. Gold coin donation. Was a range of animals to keep the kids happy. The birds were by fair the best. Even got a hello.

Thank Oliver F
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Love zoos and had just been to the Wellington zoo so decided to visit this. Much smaller but still enjoyable to visit and see all the animals. Recommended

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

A really lovely zoo with some interesting animals. The friendly staff were there to answer questions and provide a clean and stimulating environment for the animals. A clean and fun playground to occupy children too. All of this for free. Well worth a visit and...More

Thank RHHxxx
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A lovely place to spend the afternoon with the family. On a fine day take a picnic and have a stroll around the park. Lovely to see all the animals.

Thank janbroughton77
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