Dads go FREE on Father's Day!

Celebrate Father's Day with a trip to Hamilton Zoo!

We're offering free admission for dads on Sunday 3 September. Keep reading to see the T&Cs. .

calendar icon Posted 23 August 2023

Have your say and be in to win!

Got five minutes? We want to hear from you!

We want to show you and fellow Zoo-goers more of the content you want to see.

calendar icon Posted 27 July 2023

School holiday fun at the Zoo!

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.

calendar icon Posted 20 June 2023

Te Kaaroro wins architecture award

The entrance to Te Kaaroro Nature Precinct, which connects Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park, is now award-winning.

calendar icon Posted 16 June 2023

Help restore nature this Arbor Day

Arbor Day 2023 is coming up, and you’re invited. Come along and help Hamilton City Council shape a green city for future generations.

calendar icon Posted 23 May 2023

Come and meet our lace monitors

A big welcome to two of our newest residents!
Hamilton Zoo is home to two young lace monitors.

calendar icon Posted 12 May 2023

Mums go FREE on Mother's Day

Bring mum to the Zoo on Sunday 14 May 2023 and her admission is FREE! 

Conditions for free entry:
Mums are eligible for free entry, providing mum is with a child (aged…

calendar icon Posted 8 May 2023

Te Kaaroro Nature Precinct a new top experience for Hamilton

Two of Hamilton’s most loved visitor experiences are now one connected destination in Te Kaaroro Nature Precinct.

calendar icon Posted 18 April 2023

Find your fun this April

Keeping your kids entertained during the Easter school holidays is easy thanks to a collaborative activity guide and website produced by three of Hamilton’s best-loved visitor destinations, Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton…

calendar icon Posted 6 April 2023

Shared entry precinct connects Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke

The new entry precinct for Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park officially opened yesterday (Friday 31 March), with a blessing from Te Haa o te Whenua o Kirikiriroa.

calendar icon Posted 1 April 2023

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