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Brooklands Zoo

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30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 6060
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Small, but nice!

This zoo is small, but nice for kids to keep busy while the adults can relax. This is a secured... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rob L
Beautiful place to take the kids

Took some homemade lunch and had a picnic while my little boy watched the other kids on the awesome... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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 good28%
  • Average4%
  • 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 6060
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This zoo is small, but nice for kids to keep busy while the adults can relax. This is a secured place with a large door, so that kids do not go out.

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took some homemade lunch and had a picnic while my little boy watched the other kids on the awesome playground. Took him around all the animals afterwards. And it's free (although you should make a donation to help them even if it's just a gold...More

Thank 23tiffanyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place wet or fine. Safe environment for children. Playground, zoo and fun things to do and learn. Good for the big kid too😂

Thank ritag576
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well kept little zoo. The animals are in good condition and appear very happy. The best party is, it's free. There is a children's play area in the middle of the zoo and tables for your picnic.

Thank Orchidacea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
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