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Brooklands Zoo

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30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 5320
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Free zoo

Where in the world can you go to a zoo that's free... only small but the kids enjoy seeing the... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
ZalaCraig H
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Brooklands Zoo

We met family with young kids great spot & it's free, great play ground, room to picnic & animals... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
janinec124
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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 as a selection of exotic parrots housed inside a walk-through free-flight aviary.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“farm animals” (29 reviews)
“coffee cart” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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+64 6-759 5320
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"farm animals"
in 29 reviews
"great playground"
in 23 reviews
"coffee cart"
in 15 reviews
"bird aviary"
in 8 reviews
"pukekura park"
in 43 reviews
"donation box"
in 6 reviews
"big playground"
in 5 reviews
"free flight aviary"
in 7 reviews
"squirrel monkeys"
in 4 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 6 reviews
"small animals"
in 5 reviews
"picnic area"
in 8 reviews
"run around"
in 6 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 8 reviews
"free entry"
in 14 reviews
"play ground"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 15 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Where in the world can you go to a zoo that's free... only small but the kids enjoy seeing the animals. And there's an awesome park to play on... coffee cart for a drink while the kids play and look at the birds monkeys and...More

Thank ZalaCraig H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We met family with young kids great spot & it's free, great play ground, room to picnic & animals to look at. A fun time was had by all 😄

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Brookland Zoo is free. There is ample parking for your vehicle. Lots of little farmyard animals as well as exotic birds and monkeys and of course the famous meerkats. Keeping all family members happily entertained. Bring a packed lunch and let the kids loose on...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I feel like your never to old to go to the zoo. We went at the right time to see the keepers tending to the animals and watching them train the meerkats. While this zoo is free, they rely heavily on donations from the public,...More

1  Thank hayleym122
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Free to take your family to look at the farm animals and monkeys. Walk in and walk around to your right, don't get side tracked from the coffee cart grown ups :-) Have one on your way out

1  Thank Melton2013
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is such a great little zoo to visit. The Kids loved it, so did I. And all for free. WOW. Very tidy & well maintained, we will be back next time we down this way.

Thank Usedomka
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

What a great idea for a zoo. Small but lots to see. Areas looked tidy. Farmyard is a cool touch as you can get close to the animal. It’s free entry but can make donation at entrance. Good to take a picnic lunch along and...More

1  Thank Priscilla S
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

My family visited Brooklands Zoo yesterday morning. What a fantastic way to fill in a morning/afternoon with young kids. The animals were interesting and entertaining to see plus they have a cool playground to play on while the adults rest in the shady picnic area....More

Thank simoneruby
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I can never believe that this little zoo is free. It is in a stunning setting, and the grounds are both beautiful and immaculately kept. There is a fabulous playground and some picnic tables under the trees. They have a great (though small) free flight...More

Thank DiemEst
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A gorgeous little zoo within Pukekura Park, with walk through avairy, monkeys, farm animals, butterfly garden and playground. And best of all its FREE!

Thank LeanneRitchfield
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