Hamilton Zoo reopens Thursday 9 Sept


Hamilton Zoo will reopen to the public on Thursday 9 September, operating under the Government guidelines for Alert Level 2. Normal hours will resume - 9.

Hamilton responds to Alert Level 4

Government has announced New Zealand will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 from 11. 59pm tonight.

calendar icon Posted 17 August 2021

Council facilities to close for team meeting

Hamilton City Council and its facilities will be closed for three hours on the morning of Thursday 29 July to allow for an all-staff meeting.

calendar icon Posted 21 July 2021

July school holidays at the Zoo

The school holidays are BACK and we're amping up the fun at Hamilton Zoo.

calendar icon Posted 9 July 2021

Hamilton Zoo farewells much-loved chimpanzee Sally

The Hamilton Zoo team has said a heart-breaking final farewell to Sally, our much-loved chimpanzee.

calendar icon Posted 7 July 2021

Hamilton Zoo celebrates World Parrot Day

Now in all fairness we and our bird keepers love our parrots EVERY DAY of the year, but 31 May is the official day worldwide when we...

calendar icon Posted 31 May 2021

Arbor Day at Waiwhakareke


Join us and help restore Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park.

calendar icon Posted 25 May 2021

Mums Go Free!

Bring your mum for a day at the Zoo on Sunday 9 May 2021 and mum's admission is FREE!

Conditions for free entry:
Mums are eligible for free entry, providing mum is...

calendar icon Posted 29 April 2021

Cheetah arrive at Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo is excited to announce that the much-anticipated cheetah boys have arrived!

Denzel, Radi, Bomani and Manni transferred on Air Canada from Sydney, Australia. Zoo Director Dr.

calendar icon Posted 1 April 2021

Hamilton Zoo Waiwhakareke Shared Entry Precinct

This major project over 2021 and 2022 will create a new conservation precinct showcasing two of our key visitor attractions: Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park.

calendar icon Posted 15 February 2021

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