Hamilton Zoo, Hamilton

4.5
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Marvel at a range of animals from around the world at Hamilton Zoo, one of the region's largest parks of its kind. Home to more than 400 individual animals representing over 90 species, the zoo boasts fan-favorite creatures like red pandas, lemurs, and Sumatran tigers. Wander the extensive grounds and its array of themed exhibits, where you can view chimpanzees, reptiles, rainforest residents, and local wetland creatures in their recreated natural habitats. Don't miss seeing the rare kunekune, a friendly pig species native to the country. Check out the website for information regarding keeper talks, special events, and group bookings. Plan to visit Hamilton Zoo during your Hamilton vacation using our convenient Hamilton online sightseeing planner .
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  • We had such a fun time checking out the animals here. Food was good, toilets clean, animals looked healthy and their environments clean. Miss 4, fed lemurs and pet rhino for her birthday and was in he...  more »
  • Great place for children to see different birds and animals. the playground at the end is a good place for children to wind down. The walkways were clean and tidy and not slippery.  more »
  • I have wanted to visit this place for 20 years, as I like zoological parks. So I finally made the effort to visit in May 2018. I checked out the website and thought it looked small with few attraction...  more »
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  • Fantastic Zoo! Feels more like a huge green park with animals roaming in there. I enjoyed seeing rhinos ×6. Birds sanctuary made me feel relaxed and peaceful. Also wild pigs eating acorns...made my day! Highly recommended. Plan at least 2.5 to 3 hours for your visit. Bring your picnic. Come closer to closing time as less people and animals are more active towards the evening time.
  • Very cool. Perfect size for a half day trip. Some of the animal encounters are up close and they let you feed the giraffes, kids gonna love it! Perfect for a family outing on a nice sunny day.
  • Great day out at a great zoo. Could have spent much longer there than we did. Remember to take heaps food for kids lol. But $66 for family and hours of fun is cheap.
  • Quality zoo with some great keeper talks and animal encounters. Always love coming here. Open air aviary a high light.
  • We went as a school trip it was great. Kids enjoyed the experience and intimacy with the animals. Lots to see and great value for your buck.
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