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Wellington Zoo

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Address: 200 Daniell Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
Phone Number: 04 381 6755
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Lovely family experience

Visited the zoo with our 1 and a half year old son. He absolutely loved the bird show. The kiwi exhibition was amazing being able to get up close to see the kiwi foraging for food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the zoo with our 1 and a half year old son. He absolutely loved the bird show. The kiwi exhibition was amazing being able to get up close to see the kiwi foraging for food and hearing their loud mate calling. Highly recommend as a family day out

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love all the monkeys and the giraffes. Really nice environment well designed lots of extras for children

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have gone to the Wellington Zoo several times. There's always something new to see and explore. Not only did our children love it but as parents we did too. I'd recommend going there to anyone.

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Thank Posey A
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a lovely day at Wellington Zoo. Beautifully presented with lots of interesting animals to look at. Very easy to wander around. Was a lovely way to spend a sunny winters day.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great to see all the exotic animals from around the world which we would not normally see. Kids loved seeing the Giraffes up close and lots of interaction for them.

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Thank kath909
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Facilities are impressive, can get up close to the animals but in a safe way. Good variety of animals, our kids loved it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times and never wrote a review . Great day out for all the family , we went in the middle of winter ( was still warm though) and the park is clean , the bird show was fun and animals are well looked after and fun to watch . If your bored in wellington , check... More 

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Thank Charles S
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see. A little on the expensive side but a whole day entertainment for the family. They had a lot of different talks feeding times etc. check the website before you go, so you can plan around the talks/feeding times.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The family decided we needed to go to the Zoo. I have to confess that I wasn't that keen as our local zoo is excellent. We had a great day at Wellington Zoo. The exhibits all seemed fresh and were informative. The kiwi encounter was very good and we saw a kiwi quite clearly. The giraffe enclosure was also a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The close encounters that are available at this zoo are top class. Some of the money is returned to help animal preservation. The experience is undescribable.

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