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Hunter Valley Zoo is a private run zoo supported by its local families and business'. Set among the beautiful Hunter Valley it has 10 acres of land with everything from Native Australian animals to exotic animals such as monkeys and meerkats. Hunter...more
Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Lomas Lane, Nulkaba, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Great zoo with friendly, engaging staff. Keepers walk around with animals to look at and are happy to chat/answer questions. Kids can feed a variety of animals. Variety of animals and size of zoo makes it particularly good for younger kids but take your own...More
Awesome zoo especially for international guests . It has everything you would want to see in local and overseas animals .
So many animals you can actually pat. They have these areas you can walk into a touch kangaroos , emus , sheep’s etc
Having been promised masses of kangaroos and several resident rarities like Echidna, we hadn't seen any in our first three weeks and then only a few kangaroos at distance, until we visited the Hunter Valley Zoo on 19th November. This more than made up for...More
It was a really hot day, so we went early to the zoo, this zoo is compact, but great for small children. It is well laid out and the enclosures offer good access to the animals. We would have stayed longer had it not been...More
This is a medium sized zoo but it had plentiful amount of amazing and different animals. You could stay for a couple of hours or make it a whole day event with a picnic lunch and make use of all the picnic tables available.
When we first arrived we didn't expect what was behind the gate. What a great zoo. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the zoo was spotlessly clean. This would be a great spot for families with young children as the feeding of the...More
We hadn't expected much more than a petting zoo for a small community like this, but the zoo really delivered. Lots of opportunity for hands on interaction with animals, from sheep to kangaroos to camels. Well laid out, all the classic Australian animals and others...More
We visited the zoo on the weekend and we're happily surprised that it was not crowded. You can take your own lunch and easily find a spot to eat. A lot of people are celebrating birthdays there which is lovely.
The staff are very friendly...More
That would depend on if you were interested in the keeper talks and whether you wanted to make it a day out with picnic lunch as bbqs are supplied. We got there around 10am and did a couple of talks and a meet encounter. Had... More
That would depend on if you were interested in the keeper talks and whether you wanted to make it a day out with picnic lunch as bbqs are supplied. We got there around 10am and did a couple of talks and a meet encounter. Had picnic lunch. You could do it in a few hours or make a day of it depending on your options.