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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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TripAdvisor
  • A small zoo of sorts located at the top of Pukekura Park. Excellent for small children and best of all it is free. Great playground in the middle for them to burn off some energy while the adults can ...  more »
  • Small scale zoo with focus on farm animals, some exotic birds, monkeys, meerkats and otters. Heavily used by families and children 
  • The zoo lies within Pukekura Park in New Plymouth, and is free to enter. It doesn't take long to walk around, but the surroundings are pleasant and the animals are well cared for, by the look for it. ...  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