Brooklands Zoo, New Plymouth

#2 of 15 in Parks in New Plymouth
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
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. To visit Brooklands Zoo and other attractions in New Plymouth, use our New Plymouth online holiday planner.
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  • Beautifully curated specialised zoo. Walk through aviary with some gorgeous parrots and all of the animals are well cared for and in good condition. There’s a fab play park in the centre for the kids....  more »
  • This was a fantastic way to start out holiday in New Plymouth, it was an unbelievable treat that it had free entry. Park is well presented, well maintained and with a good little number of local farm....  more »
  • Such a lovely Zoo and it's FREE! The kids loved the monkeys in particular. The playground was a real bonus. Definitely recommend  more »
  • Great little zoo, easy to get around in an hour and fabulous playground and picnic spots on the grass. Lovely day out.
  • So grateful to live in this beautiful city have such a great place to hang out, kids love to see this adorable animals.
  • Great for kids. Also wheelchair and push chair accessible.
  • Good place to let the kids run and casually stroll along behind.
  • Not too big, playground and open space to enjoy a picnic

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