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Wellington Zoo, Wellington

4.3
#3 of 57 in Parks in Wellington
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
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From the country's trademark kiwis to rare Sumatran tigers and sun bears, get close to species from the four corners of the world at Wellington Zoo. The oldest institution of its kind in New Zealand, the zoo has over a century-long tradition in the housing and preservation of animals. Today, the zoo plays home to over 100 different species, including insects, birds, fish, reptiles, and mammals. Numerous interactive programs let you pet a cheetah, feed a lion, play with meerkats, or even spend the night. Snacks, drinks, and refreshments are available on site, and all the facilities are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Put Wellington Zoo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Wellington sightseeing planning tool.
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  • We popped into Wellington Zoo yesterday and had such an incredible experience. We’re both in our early 30’s and quite knowledgeable about conservation efforts across Aotearoa New Zealand and wildlife....  more
    We popped into Wellington Zoo yesterday and had such an incredible experience. We’re both in our early 30’s and quite knowledgeable about conservation efforts across Aotearoa New Zealand and wildlife....  more »
  • We had been to Auckland Zoo and loved it and although we still had a good time here, it wasn’t quite at the same standard in some ways. There is a small free car park but was completely full when we....  more
    We had been to Auckland Zoo and loved it and although we still had a good time here, it wasn’t quite at the same standard in some ways. There is a small free car park but was completely full when we....  more »
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  • A delightful Zoo with lots to see and do for small kids and big ones too. Lovely restaurant Rex with good choice of healthy food. Can see the zoo is well loved by staff too. Even if it’s blowing a northerly. Still well sheltered. Wheelchair and stroller accessible
  • We had a wonderful day at the zoo. It was a little bit rainy but i guess it kept the school holiday crowds away. We were greeted by the gibbons morning call which was awesome to see. All of the staff were wonderful especially keeper Jacob that we saw at multiple keeper talks through out the day. The enclosures were well maintained and designed. The signage was amazing and really showed how much they value all of the animals welfare.

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