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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 day for the kids

The Zoo is sited at the top end of the Park. Totally enclosed and thus safe for children of all... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Jonathan W
A fun little Zoo, great for the kids, & it's free !

A lovely little surprise at the top of Pukekura Park. Two different types of monkey, Alpacas, lots... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Ian M
Auckland, 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” (25 reviews)
“bird aviary” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 5320
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Zoo is sited at the top end of the Park. Totally enclosed and thus safe for children of all ages but prodominatelty toddlers. A close proximity viewing of all the small animals makes it ideal for the youngsters . Play centre with outdoor resources...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A lovely little surprise at the top of Pukekura Park. Two different types of monkey, Alpacas, lots of Parrots [including a Cockatoo named Charlie] - great for the kids (& me too).

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

So cool that this zoo is free. A neat spot to walk around and enjoy seeing some animals. The bird aviary is very cool. Big playground for kids as well

Thank Jea M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

one of the cleanest and well kept zoos we have been to, small but lovely and its free. perfect for a picnic lunch with children or without.

Thank Kiwigirl2366
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We always go to the wonderful, free to visit, Brookland Zoo when in New Plymouth. We have young children and the zoo totally fenced and gated. After walking around observing all the great animals around the perimeter of the zoo, the kids love to play...More

1  Thank Saartjies
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Lovely place to take your kids, its free, there is some lovely farm animals and a small playground, kids run around freely, it was a good way for our kids to burn some energy and pat some farm animals right in the middle of town

1  Thank GeoffandJo62
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I loved the Brooklands Zoo. The grounds were clean and beautiful and the animals had clean and well sized enclosures. They didn't keep any large animals (e.g. lion, tiger, zebra, etc.) which was great to see! A very family friendly space with lots of information...More

1  Thank Hippylove14
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A top class attraction not far from the centre of the City. Many things to look at and has all the written signs and information needed. The staff we encountered were very helpful and keen to be of assistance. Has a good car park but...More

1  Thank AytonWellington
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Took our grandchildren on Sunday what a great time they had lots of things to see and do. Such fun. Great place for all ages and it's free.

1  Thank moemoea1250
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A lovely little zoo with small animals such as monkeys, pigs, birds, guinea pigs, lamas, etc. You can walk through the aviary, climb stairs to look down on the monkeys, etc. You can't pat most of the animals and there are warning signs for the...More

1  Thank white0nes
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