Fun at the Zoo

We are gearing up at the Zoo to bring you LOADS of fun this summer - roar on in and check out our NEW shiny additions and upgrades including.

calendar icon Posted 17 December 21

Kendi the chimp turns ONE!


Beautiful little girl Kendi turns one today and we celebrated how amazing she is!
Check out Primate Keeper Izzy's update and learn more about our gorgeous girl and...

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A Christmas Miracle

Recently we received a very special delivery from our friends at Hamilton Gardens… a member of public came across a ruru chick injured on a path.

calendar icon Posted 20 December 2021

Tuatara House opens

Our newest edition. . . the Tuatara House is now open!
This has been a long time coming.

calendar icon Posted 17 December 2021

New entrance is open!

Our new entrance is OPEN! 
Our shiny new entrance building is open! We welcomed the first visitors on Thursday 16 December, who were ready and waiting to try out the new...

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Hamilton Zoo operating at ORANGE setting

Hamilton Zoo is now operating under the ORANGE setting of the Traffic Light Framework.

calendar icon Posted 13 December 2021

Zoo to operate under new traffic light framework

From Friday (3 December) the Waikato moves into the new traffic light framework at the orange setting.

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Hamilton Zoo move to Alert Level 2

Hamilton Zoo remains open to the public Alert Level 2. We are open normal hours - 9. 30am to 4. 30pm, final admission 3. 30pm daily.

calendar icon Posted 16 November 2021

Hamilton Zoo now open!

Hamilton Zoo will reopen to the public on Friday 5 November, operating under the Government guidelines for Alert Level 3 (step 2). Normal hours will resume - 9.

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Hamilton moves to Alert Level 3

Essential services will continue as Hamilton City Council again prepares for a move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3.  

Hamilton city will move to Alert Level 3 at 11.

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