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Altura Gardens and Wildlife Park - CLOSED

477 Fullerton Road, Waitomo Caves 3981, New Zealand
+64 7-878 5278
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No one came to take our money and let us in

We visited and rang the bell and no one came. So was a waste of time visiting. I would not... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2014
Tanya S
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Abysmal customer service. Average attraction.

The first time I've ever contributed to 'trip advisor', but felt compelled to by our experience... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2014
Janet H
,
Wellington, New Zealand
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Jan 4, 2014
“No one came to take our money and let us in”
Jan 4, 2014
“Abysmal customer service. Average attraction.”
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477 Fullerton Road, Waitomo Caves 3981, New Zealand
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+64 7-878 5278

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Reviewed January 4, 2014

We visited and rang the bell and no one came. So was a waste of time visiting. I would not recommend unless you call first and make sure they are expecting you. There is another petting zoo you pass on the way to this one,...More

1  Thank Tanya S
Reviewed January 4, 2014

The first time I've ever contributed to 'trip advisor', but felt compelled to by our experience here. No other visitors around, and nobody at reception. Rang bell loudly and repeatedly (as per notice), and waited 15 minutes, but no one came. Had 2 young girls...More

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed September 2, 2013

My family and I visited the park after having a tour of the caves. We arrived and went to the reception office and no one was home, we walked around looking for someone but could not. I would reccommend the staff having a sign or...More

3  Thank CCstar14
Reviewed February 22, 2013

My partner and I enjoyed Altura Park very much. We rode past lovely scenery...farm animals, caves and limestone formations, the parks own natural waterfall (albiet a small one), valleys and hills at a gentle pace until we became more confident (first time riders), we then...More

Thank bethany D
Reviewed November 27, 2012

We went to Altura Gardens with our grandson. It is a very pleasant walk around the animal enclosures. The wild life come out to greet visitors

Thank lynWaitomo
Reviewed September 29, 2012

I took my 9 yr old grand daughter and 81 year old parents for a day out to Altura. We packed a picnic lunch and set off. We only live 20 km's away from this awesome park but had never been. We arrived and had...More

Thank Shirley F
Reviewed August 28, 2012

We had a great horse trek through the farm in August. Just the 2 of us, complete beginners! My lovely horse Holly needed minmal guidance but did respond when i did exert some control. My husbands horse, part Clydesdale, had attitude but was still controllable...More

Thank Cat R
Reviewed April 10, 2012

We didn't go here for the park but to stay the night at their B & B. It was a great room which I would highly recommend. A very comfortable queen bed and a set of bunks with a small kitchen in one big room...More

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