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Hunter Valley Zoo

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Address: Lomas Lane, Nulkaba, Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 4990 7714
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09:00 - 16:00
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Thu - Tue 09:00 - 16:00
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Hunter Valley Zoo is a private run zoo supported by its local families and...

Hunter Valley Zoo is a private run zoo supported by its local families and business'. Set among the beautiful Hunter Valley it has 10 acres of land with everything from Native Australian animals to exotic animals such as monkeys and meerkats. Hunter Valley Zoo has picnic areas and free BBQ facilities so come and make it a family day out. We have special feed bags which can be used to feed our farmyard animals and our walkthrough kangaroo and bird aviary. Want something more? Hunter Valley Zoo now have encounters with Meerkats and Marmoset Monkeys and a species sponsor option. Visit our website or call us for more information.

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Christmas childrens party

Kids loved it. Lots to see and able to interact with the aminals. Able to buy food and feed the animals. Very safe. Very hot in the summer months.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Cessnock, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kids loved it. Lots to see and able to interact with the aminals. Able to buy food and feed the animals. Very safe. Very hot in the summer months.

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family - 2 adults, 2 children (8 & 6) loved this place. We cannot wait to go back. The staff are friendly and helpful. The animals are clean and healthy and have wonderful enclosures. There are lots of animals to see, far more then I expected. Some you can go and feed and pat. Another option is paying for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome. Loved the meerkats. Very family friendly. Could wander around at own leisure. Spots to picnic

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely little zoo.... don't expect a big zoo like Taronga or Dubbo, but we had a great day out. The 3 year olds (2 times) thoroughly enjoyed it, lots of interaction opportunities or them, from Keeper talks to petting a snake & alligator. The Zoo sells little bags with food for kangaroos, camels, emu etc feeding and the... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo is small but interesting. There are talks at programmed times about certain animals. You can feed and pat some.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very interesting you can seea lot of animals most local kangurus, coallas ....you can have barbequ in side

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great little zoo! Fortunately it wasn't too hot the day we visited, however, there are plenty of shaded and picnic areas with barbecue facilities (a good idea to bring your own food). The various species of monkey are endlessly fascinating to watch and a talk on the newly-acquired squirrel monkeys was really interesting. The meerkat exhibition is the... More 

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caloundra qld 4551
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a Gem of a Zoo, friendly hands on with some of the animal, just to be able to rub your hands over the soft fur a Koala, to feeding the goats sheep,deers and farm animals, and giving the Camels a drink of water out of a cup, lovely picnic grounds for Families with children, so many unusual favourites of... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely visit to Hunter Valley Zoo. They have a surprisingly large range of animals, including lions, monkeys, farmyard, Australian native, and some cute meerkats. Tickets are expensive (for a large family). Undercover areas are limited if it looks like rain - so bring an umbrella if you think it's going to be wet. They have a number... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't expect to experience such a great time today at HV zoo. It's a must to do if you're close by. Lovely, very friendly staff and animals are well taken care of. It's a small zoo, but you'll definitely have great time. We will come back during school holidays.

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