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“Animals in Nature” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Orana Wildlife Park

Orana Wildlife Park
Ranked #14 of 227 things to do in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The largest wildlife reserve in New Zealand houses animals in their natural habitats with few barriers or fences, permitting visitors to see them up close and feed the gentler species.
Townsville, Australia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Animals in Nature”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

These animals had room and space to live and breath.
I especially loved the wolf enclosure where they could roam free
and chose whether to pay attention to us or not.
Easy to get around. Great lion experience 'interactive' lol.
Great idea to use a large amount of land which also makes for
easy parking, restaurants and animal space.

Visited June 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“I got married here, amazing place :-)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

If you are having a function, consider Orana Park. The photos are lovely and the meal was so good! But the highlight was the animals, especially feeding the giraffes and a tiger. Just wonderful.

Visited February 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Day out with Family”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

felt that the park is a bit run down ? A lot of empty areas? Loved the Giraffe feeding though, was great for our 3 year old granddaughter, she loved it. Be good to have a decent playground there as well, so when one is having lunch the children are playing safely. Love Orana Park, it is part of Christchurch, but it does need to lower the price for admission and needs some sort of boost/new attraction. Looking tired.

Visited January 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Full day out for all ages”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Love Orana Park. One of the best animal parks I have been to. Usually go round on the tractor ride then a walk round based on animal feeding times. Great value for money.

Visited January 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Getting run down”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Took my grandson he enjoyed it but place seems to be getting run down didn't see a lot of animals paths need re doing very hard if you are in a wheel chair

Visited January 2014
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