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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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A Fun Time

What a well cared for area with many cute animals. Good information on the pens and cages about the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Shapeup48
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Invercargill, New Zealand
Sunday with grand daughter

Had a lovely time playing at the zoo and looking at animals. Place clean and tidy, and play... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
stonn5
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New Plymouth, 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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“farm animals” (29 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 29 reviews
"great playground"
in 23 reviews
"coffee cart"
in 15 reviews
"bird aviary"
in 8 reviews
"pukekura park"
in 43 reviews
"donation box"
in 6 reviews
"big playground"
in 5 reviews
"free flight aviary"
in 7 reviews
"squirrel monkeys"
in 4 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 6 reviews
"small animals"
in 5 reviews
"picnic area"
in 8 reviews
"run around"
in 6 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 8 reviews
"free entry"
in 14 reviews
"play ground"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 15 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a well cared for area with many cute animals. Good information on the pens and cages about the animals and birds.Nice playground, lovely place for children.

Thank Shapeup48
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely time playing at the zoo and looking at animals. Place clean and tidy, and play equipment in very good condition. Lots of room for lots of people. Great fun

Thank stonn5
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Park to Zoo this was an outing for everyone to remember. Monkeys, otters, birds, pigs, reptiles etc. A playground for the children, what more could you ask, and only a gold coin donation. Brilliant.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this place with family . Good collection of parrots , otter , pigs and similar farm animals . Kids were enjoying it . there is playground nearby . its enclosed in a small space so kids will not get lost . Good experience

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Playground surrounded by the animals. Bring a picnic or ice cream. Very family friendly. See to watch the kids

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Awesome playground and great little space for kids of all ages. We were on holiday and found this cute gem.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic little zoo right in town and it's free, but they welcome donations. The staff were super helpful and very knowledgeable. With a playground in center is great for small children, very safe area for them to run around. Saying that an adult daughter...More

Thank Tracey S
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Brooklands Zoo is definitely worth a visit on a day when you're checking out the park. Admission to the Zoo is free so it's good if you're on the lookout for an inexpensive day trip. While the zoo itself is small and you won't find...More

Thank m-earley3
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

The animals and birds are delightful and the playground just wonderful for the littlies. Safe and enclosed it is very popular with locals and visitors alike.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here before leaving New Plymouth and pleased we did. Nice little zoo. Free! Can get close to the animals and very clean and tidy.

Thank DaveDogNZ
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