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Address: 124 Gray Rd, Whangarei 0185, New Zealand (Formerly Zion Wildlife Gardens)
Phone Number: +64 9-435 0110
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If you are planning to be in the area, it's a great trip

I've posted a review on my website. Stephen Coppinger, with some images. It's a good trip and worth doing.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen C
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've posted a review on my website. Stephen Coppinger, with some images. It's a good trip and worth doing.

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Thank Stephen C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

As of 28 Sept this attraction is closed until April 2017. This is such a pity it is not open, however it has obviously been poorly managed over recent years with bankruptcy proceedings etc etc

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4 Thank RayCMS
Mangawhai
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We visited some time ago. The animal collection is impressive, but the highlight was paying a little extra to spend time playing with and feeding 3 white tiger cubs, An experience of a lifetime!

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Thank Rattles
Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The park was not open when we visited. Not sure when or if it will reopen. Check before driving out there.

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4 Thank Kylie_1994
Whangarei, New Zealand
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52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

This was a good place to visit. You have to go on a feeding tour as that is more interactive. The place has been closed for over a year now but when it opens would go again

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Thank deena88
London, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
60 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

I had heard so much about this park and even though I battle with reserves/ zoo if the animals are living out their lives in comfort it would be good to support. I travelled to the two hours from Auckland for this park and it was closed and has been for a year according to locals. So not sure how... More 

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11 Thank lulusailorgirl
Ruakaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I really enjoyed my visit. The man who accompanied us was very knowledgable about the cats and educated us well. There was a good variety of cats. I got my tickets on a special but I think it is worth paying the full price for the experience

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3 Thank lauraT3795FQ
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Firstly, a positive note - the staff were OK and tour was organised. I have always wanted to visit this park. I thought, great, here is a park where it's not like a zoo, and the lions and tigers get to roam around free and happy. Unfortunately this is not the case. It is so sad and heartbreaking to see... More 

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11 Thank lowehel
Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

I have been a fan of ZWP for year, watching the Lion Man repeats on British TV so I was extremely excited about this and it lived up to my expectations. I paid $60.00 on a GrabOne Voucher (normal cost $80.00 - Make sure you get the GrabOne's early as they sell out fast) and went for the Enrichment Tour... More 

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2 Thank indytraveller2009
Northland
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

I took my young Grandson to this..the tour we did was the feeding tour...very impresive and exciting for Dan. Very well run, felt very safe and a much better experience than seeing Lions in the Zoo. Lion man was happy to have photos taken with the children, and he is what makes it so good. Well worth a visit..

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