Pouakai Zoo, New Plymouth

3.2
#6 of 15 in Outdoors in New Plymouth
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  • My family and I came here with my work for a Christmas function. My children had the best time ever and haven’t stopped talking about it. The venue was perfect, the staff were lovely and it really mad...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • This is a great privately run zoo. It's main attraction is the white Bengal tigers & the small pride of lions. There's a small bush walk to break things up and a few breads of monkeys that are very entertaining. Go around feeding time to see the big cats at their most active and listen to the zoo keeper as he talks about his animals. For a little extra you can have an up close experience feeding the tigers too. Highly recommend visiting this zoo if your in the area.
  • This place is outstanding! It's not the largest zoo you will find but it offers a far more intimate experience than any other zoo we have been to. The encounters are priced extremely well too. The meerkat encounter is remarkable, far better than what you can experience at the Wellington Zoo.
  • Amazing definitely recommend. Will be going again
  • The cages for the big cats are too small and lack enrichment 😿
  • Great to watch the feeding and listen to the commentary.
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