Winter Expeditions

Head out on a winter expedition to the Zoo these school holidays.  

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calendar icon Posted 8 July 2019

WIN a family getaway

Hamilton Zoo and Novotel Tainui Hamilton have teamed up to bring you a family getaway to remember.

calendar icon Posted 2 July 2019

Farewell Mrs B

With sadness we announce that we have said a final goodbye to Mrs Branco. She became suddenly unwell on Sunday and passed away surrounded by her Zoo family.

calendar icon Posted 1 July 2019

The BUSIT Treasure Hunt at the Zoo!

Join the BUSIT Treasure Hunt at the Hamilton Zoo these school holidays!

Go for FREE rides on BUSIT’s double deckers departing The Base carpark for the Transport Centre and then onto...

Hamilton Zoo closed Tuesday 25 September

Hamilton Zoo will be closed to the public on Tuesday 25 September.

Rhino says no!

The move north for Hamilton Zoo’s female rhino Jamila, to Auckland Zoo, was scheduled for today (5 September 2018), but has been postponed.

Rhino Jamila is on the move!

Hamilton Zoo rhino Jamila makes the trip north to her new home at Auckland Zoo this week as part of a planned breeding programme for the threatened species.

Father's Day Weekend DADS VISIT FREE

We're celebrating father's day all weekend with 'Dads Go Free'!Bring your dad for a day at the Zoo anytime over father's day weekend (Sat 1 Sept and Sun 2 Sept)...

Chimp Week at the Zoo

The first ever World Chimp Day is coming up on Saturday 14 July so we're kicking it up with CHIMP WEEK!

Check out Keeper Kim from the primate team introducing what's...

Parrot Week at Hamilton Zoo

From 28th May to 4th June we are celebrating all things PARROT! Head in to the Zoo to join in the fun. KEA - MACAWS - KAKA AND MORE.

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