Hamilton Zoo

Home to over 600 native and exotic animals and set amidst 25ha of lush and tranquil surroundings, Hamilton Zoo is the destination for a memorable day out.


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As well as being home to over 600 native and exotic animals, Hamilton Zoo boasts the largest free-flight aviary in New Zealand dedicated to native birds and plants.

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Get to know our animals during free daily “Meet the Keeper” talks. For a special experience, go behind the scenes on a Face2Face animal encounter.

Hamilton Zoo is committed to inspiring conservation action through participation in various projects and contributing to breeding programmes for endangered species.


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Physical address

Hamilton Zoo, 183 Brymer Road, Hamilton, Hamilton - Waikato, 3829, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9.30am-4.30pm, final admission 3.30pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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Pricing and Conditions

Adult $26.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Students, community services cardholders, senior citizens $19
Further pricing information:
Children 15 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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