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Wellington Zoo

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Address: 200 Daniell Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Visit us today and discover why Wellington Zoo is gaining a reputation for...

Visit us today and discover why Wellington Zoo is gaining a reputation for being the best little zoo in the whole wide world!

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The capybara are amazing easy to view the Nest (animal hospital) always has some interesting activities

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The capybara are amazing easy to view the Nest (animal hospital) always has some interesting activities

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved our visit to Wellington Zoo - such a gem with gorgeous enclosures, great gift shop, happy animals and staff and amazing views of Wellington from all over the zoo. Catch a #10 bus from Burger King on Cuba Street in the Wellington CBD. The bus drops you at the front door and costs $9 for an adult day... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So lovely that you have an encounter where animals and visitors are without barriers and able to interact. However it was disappointing for our children to be told off for very calmly and under our supervision patting the kangaroos. There was no signage to say that they couldn't do this. I suggest this is something that you consider

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visiting the zoo is an enjoyable way to spend the afternoon. The price is right. The zoo is smaller than some but big enough to wear a person out.

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Thank Elizabeth J
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This was a great place to visit I would go there again for sure! The shop was really good and the raccoon I got is so cool.

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The wellington zoo is one of the best zoos I've been too and i really appreciated the time they took to show paroa school around some of the zoo, it was amazing I recommend this for small groups of children or adults or all ages

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Thank Grace B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

wellington zoo is great and it is the best zoo i have been to the baboon is cool i am going to wellington agin

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its maintained very well. Quite a number of animal. The lion enclosure was really good. Its a good way to spend a day in Wellington.

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A great little zoo and a tick off my bucket list of seeing all the world's zoos. The only detractor here was the fact that after spending a while in the kiwi house adjusting to the light and finally spotting the kiwi for. split second, a zoo employee entered with someone else speaking very loudly, ignoring the 'quiet please' sign... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wellington zoo is the not the best zoo ive been at, but it was quit fun for the class i Especially liked th baboon

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