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Brooklands Zoo, New Plymouth
(4.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Get up close to a range of native and exotic species at Brooklands Zoo, a well-managed and family-focused zoo. With farmyard animals, otters, meerkats, and even Bolivian squirrel monkeys, visitors are treated to great views of the abundant mammalian life that has its home here. A walk-through aviary offers new perspectives on New Zealand's avian life, while the daily feeding of the Capuchin monkeys provides an educational form of entertainment. A playground and numerous picnic tables make the zoo a comfortable space for the whole family to explore at their own pace. Take a look at our New Plymouth vacation generator to schedule your visit to Brooklands Zoo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Walking through Pukekura Park you cant help but find the Zoo. As I said in the title, its for the kids, but set out nicely with enough cool exhibits to fascinate their parents as well. Great enclosure...  more »
  • We were so impressed by this little zoo! its very interactive with lots of little boards around the place with fun facts etc for the kids, the best thing is its free! It is so well kept, the animals l...  more »
  • A visit to the Brooklyn Zoo is a must if you have young children or any age if you just love animals. Take lunch and have a picnic, watch the kids on the playground. It mightn't have tigers and elepha...  more »
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  • Awesome free zoo to take the kids. Well maintained and toilet facilities avaliable
  • Great little zoo for the kids and its free.
  • Good for kids!
  • Animals are in great condition and looked after very well!
  • Brilliant zoo