School holiday fun at the Zoo!

calendar iconPosted 20 June 2023

Hamilton Zoo at Te Kaaroro Nature Precinct is open every day throughout the July school holidays - and there's so many reasons to visit!

Check out our special events...


Legends Unleashed - Dinosaurs Aotearoa

Dates: Saturday 1 July, 8 July and 15 July

Time: 11am - 3pm

Dinosaur Darren and Rista the Raptor Handler will be sharing and engaging audiences this school holidays with their dinosaur and fossil display.


Live music with Simon Hirst

Dates: Wednesday 5 July and 12 July

Time: 11am-2pm

Enjoy the contemporary sweet sounds of musician Simon Hirst, at the top of the Zoo by the Kiosk. 


Snow Princess & Snow Prince

Dates: Thursday 6 July

Time: 11am-2pm

Barbie & Superman

Dates: Thursday 13 July

Time: 11am-2pm


Enchanted Entertainment specialises in creating magical memories that will be treasured for a lifetime! Their character experiences captivate and delight dreamers of all ages, and now they have come to visit Hamilton Zoo at Te Kaaroro


Butterfly Stilt Walkers

Dates: Friday 7 July

Time: 11am-1pm

Don't miss the amazing butterfly stilt walkers from Free Lunch Street Theatre!



Maanawatia a Matariki!

Dates: Friday 14 July

Time: 11am-2pm

Join us to celebrate Matariki!

Interact with the Free Lunch Street Theatre performers and help to brighten our star inspired statue.