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“Well worth a visit.”

Kamo Wildlife Sanctuary
Wellington, New Zealand
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66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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“Well worth a visit.”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Staff were very informative, great safety brief. Cats appear well cared for and in great condition although while not knowing a lot about them, thought their enclosures should be bigger.

Look forward to a return visit as the park develops. Certainly worth a look.

Visited April 2014
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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“not sure”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Zion is very clean and the cats are very well looked after for sure. Would have been nice if we could have had time to walk around and see the cats on our own. The shop was very expensive.
I think if we went again we would do the feed tour so it was a little more excititng.

Visited April 2014
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KingdomofZion, Office Admin at Kamo Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this review, 22 June 2014
Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback.

Due to the nature of the park you cannot wander around unaccompanied, this is mainly due to the fact you can get a lot closer to the cats compared to most places. We offer different tours to suit everyone’s individual needs and the feed tour is an exciting one, hopefully we will see you back here for one of our feed tours in the future. :)
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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“Feed tour was great but more time needed at each enclosure!”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Myself and my partner went on the feed tour yesterday. We thought it was fantastic to see the big cats close up and thought the feed tour was great. Although we did enjoy the tour, there was a couple of negatives. We felt we were rushed through each enclosure that the tour guide took us on. We would have liked it if we could have spent longer at each enclosure. Everything seemed too rushed and yes people were hanging behind a bit when you told them to keep up but that's because we wanted to see more of these beautiful creatures, that we paid a fair bit for. We got the impression the tour guide wanted to go through everything as quick as possible and get it over and done with. Something else that wasn't really an issue but is something that your tour guide should have done was a debrief at the end of the tour to wrap it up. Something along the lines of 'thank you for all coming along to the tour and I hope you all enjoyed yourselves, are there anymore questions?'. But no, there was nothing. We were taken back to where we started the tour, and the tour guide just went inside to reception leaving everyone on the tour outside, wondering if that was the end as we weren't given some sort of conclusion to finalise the tour. This would be something that would make the tour that much more professional and memorable. Just a tip for future tours.

Visited April 2014
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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“Great day out with kids”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Really informative and enjoyed our day. Kids loved it and have visited 3 times now. Great place to take visitors

Visited October 2013
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New South Wales, Australia
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72 reviews
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“One of the most memorable days of our lives”
Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited the big car park in February 2014. It isn't the biggest place bt in this case size does not matter ;-) the staff there were amazing and the information was great. We had signed up for the feeding tour and also got to go in a feed and pat the cheetahs. For this experience it was a little dearer than the others bt so worth it. I have to highly reccomend this to any big cat lovers. This was ranked number one by me as the best thing we did on our trip. Highly memorable. We both knew we were alive feeding massive cheetahs ;-) 10/10 kingdom of Zion. Keep up the good work.

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KingdomofZion, Office Admin at Kamo Wildlife Sanctuary, responded to this review, 22 June 2014
Thank you for such wonderful feedback, it is great to hear that you loved your time here with us, we truly hope you will come back for another visit soon!
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