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Brooklands Zoo

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Super cool little zoo with a neat range of animals. The otters are the most fun to watch (who knew... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
EarlCushions
Good place to chill

Not much things to see but the place was calm and quiet good for a good walk me and my friends had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeccor
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a variety of farmyard animals, amphibians, reptiles, oriental small-clawed otters, meerkats, a brolga, Bolivian squirrel monkeys and both capuchin and cotton-top tamarin monkeys, as well...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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+64 6-759 5320
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super cool little zoo with a neat range of animals. The otters are the most fun to watch (who knew they could climb trees?) and it's all totally free.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much things to see but the place was calm and quiet good for a good walk me and my friends had a lovely time here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jeccor
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

A gorgeous little council zoo with plenty of things to look at and see Take a picnic and let the kids roam free and run about A must do with young kids

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kymr409
Reviewed 6 February 2019

Boutique zoo, a few monkeys and birds and farm animals but really an attraction for the kids. Huge playground in the middle and parking next door. Keepers are friendly and informative but an hour is enough. If it's too hot the animals hide.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MikeC801
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Love visiting the zoo! It’s a secure place to take the kids. Could do with more animals around the farm area only seems to be pigs and alpaca but such a great place to go!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 763stephm
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

I went with my two teenagers, and we had a great time, and not normally that keen on Zoos. Nice small Zoo, great for people with young children. Although free donations gratefully received.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DebbieK831
Reviewed 22 January 2019

Great place for the kids and stop over for a bite to eat before Christmas in the park. I like that the zoo is free and very well maintained. It's just a nice size to keep the kids occupied long enough. Love how New Plymouth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ahuahu P
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Love the otters. Can’t believe such a place exists and is free! Come here every time we visit New Plymouth

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank p_ratts202
Reviewed 15 January 2019

This is a pretty small zoo, however it has a variety of animals, Birds, monkeys, farm animals also a play area with swings and other climbing areas. It is free and has good area for picnic. It is closed in Mid March to protect the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank flaashkiwi
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Grandchildren loved it and there are plenty of shady spots for a picnic. Watched animals being fed. 5 year olds highlight was to touch the blue tongued lizard.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rae G
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