Pouakai Zoo, New Plymouth

3.5
#5 of 15 in Outdoors in New Plymouth
Pouakai Zoo is located in New Plymouth. Use our New Plymouth trip planner to visit Pouakai Zoo on your trip to New Plymouth, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Its lovely to amble a long and look at the aminals. Some of the enclosures are not used and it feels like there needs to be a lot of upgrades done.  more »
  • Really great place nice to view all these animals and nice forest walk way.Really enjoyed the feeding animals really friendly staff explained about animals the great picock always dancing for us.  more »
  • Read bad reviews about this zoo,thought we would see for our selves ,,This Zoo is not on a scale like most big cities,but very user friendly ,we spent three hours there the kids loved it it could do w...  more »
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  • Awesome, tiger feeding (extra cost) but well worth it
  • More of a personal experience for us as our family had the place to ourselves. Not the biggest or flashiest zoo but was very cheap and perfect for a quick stop.

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