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Brooklands Zoo

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30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 5320
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Great fun!

A really lovely zoo with some interesting animals. The friendly staff were there to answer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RHHxxx
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Jersey, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fun for kids

A lovely place to spend the afternoon with the family. On a fine day take a picnic and have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janbroughton77
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Waitara, New Zealand
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Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a variety of farmyard animals, amphibians, reptiles, oriental small-clawed otters, meerkats, a brolga, Bolivian squirrel monkeys and both capuchin and cotton-top tamarin monkeys, as well as a selection of exotic parrots housed inside a walk-through free-flight aviary.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“farm animals” (31 reviews)
“coffee cart” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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+64 6-759 5320
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"farm animals"
in 31 reviews
"great playground"
in 22 reviews
"coffee cart"
in 15 reviews
"bird aviary"
in 8 reviews
"pukekura park"
in 43 reviews
"donation box"
in 6 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 8 reviews
"big playground"
in 5 reviews
"free flight aviary"
in 7 reviews
"squirrel monkeys"
in 4 reviews
"picnic area"
in 7 reviews
"small animals"
in 4 reviews
"run around"
in 6 reviews
"play ground"
in 8 reviews
"free entry"
in 13 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really lovely zoo with some interesting animals. The friendly staff were there to answer questions and provide a clean and stimulating environment for the animals. A clean and fun playground to occupy children too. All of this for free. Well worth a visit and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to spend the afternoon with the family. On a fine day take a picnic and have a stroll around the park. Lovely to see all the animals.

Thank janbroughton77
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! And best of all free. Monkeys, otters, birds, Meerkats, farm animals and reptiles. Huge play ground. Run by the city council. What more can I say, keep up the good work, clean and tidy, friendly workers and lots of families enjoying...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit, ideal for the kids, everything is free, see the loving meerkats, otters playing and for the little ones there is even a farmyard for those who have never seen farm animals. Can even take your picnic there.

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some cool enclosures for the monkeys and birds. Good farm yard spot with pigs etc but most popular was the playground. Pity the water fountain wasn't working.

Thank Markyparknz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow so cool! Free zoo, the kids loved the otters, meerkats, monkeys and guinea pigs. I loved the birds! Fantastic place!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ten out of ten! This little zoo is amazing, especially because its free and you have free parking too!! Great for family events. Easy for disabled to access as well. Perting zoo, bird sancruary, otters and a few monkeys. Again, I cant believe this is...More

Thank BackChat11
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little zoo with farm animals, birds, mercats and monkeys. There was an enclosure for otters, but we didn't see any. It is very tidy and well put together. Excellent place to bring children as it is free to visit. The enclosures are...More

Thank kiwitraveler92
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The kids love it here and now our grandkids. It's not a big zoo so it's easy for the little ones to walk around. A great play ground and swings. Right next door is brooklands park with big wide open areas,great for picnics

Thank Brenden B
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

If you are keen to see animals close up (Alpacas, Kuni pigs, Guinea pugs, Monkeys) and others, and you’re in a tight budget this could be worth a visit. We took the car up but you can also walk through Pukekura Park if it’s a...More

Thank Kiwitraveller502011
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