Hamilton Zoo, Hamilton

4.4
Marvel at a range of animals from around the world at Hamilton Zoo, one of the region's largest parks of its kind. Home to more than 400 individual animals representing over 90 species, the zoo boasts fan-favorite creatures like red pandas, lemurs, and Sumatran tigers. Wander the extensive grounds and its array of themed exhibits, where you can view chimpanzees, reptiles, rainforest residents, and local wetland creatures in their recreated natural habitats. Don't miss seeing the rare kunekune, a friendly pig species native to the country. Check out the website for information regarding keeper talks, special events, and group bookings. Plan to visit Hamilton Zoo during your Hamilton vacation using our convenient Hamilton online sightseeing planner .
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  • We arrived as soon as it opened but felt disappointed as all the animals weren't out. We went to the rhinos and giraffes but they were still away and with young kids this is a huge disappointment and ...  more »
  • A great place to visit but some of the enclosures for the larger animals seem quite small and they don't have a great deal of room to move around. We saw many instances of animals pacing - probably be...  more »
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  • Had an amazing day at the zoo. The staff at the front desk are a delight and the zoo keepers are very informative. Perfect for families, friends or couples. Can easily spend a day there. Food at the cafe is great too. Highly recommend doing the lemur and rhino encounters while you're there! Can't wait to go back again.
  • Absolutely brilliant place to visit. Suggest people take a pair of Binoculars with them to get the best look at some of the magnificent animals in an area called the Savannah. This is a huge open space and animals often are away on the far side. Highly ++++ recommended. Beautifully maintained Zoo with terrific staff.
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