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Brooklands Zoo, New Plymouth

(4.6/5 based on 240+ 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
  • Great play gound, farmyard animals, native birds and fabulous playful monkeys. Fully enclosed a great place to have a child friendly get together. 
  • It's a little zoo, but very well maintained with lots of animals to look at. Great parking. Playground nearby and it's all free. 
  • My wife and I last visited this zoo umpteen years ago when our sons were quite young. Needless to say that it has changed somewhat over the years and changed by ways of improvement. Absolutely marvelo...  more »
Google
  • 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