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Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo is a magical place of learning and fun, leaving visitors with a sense of wonder and respect for nature, and a belief in the need for a sustainable co-existence between wildlife and people.

Home to New Zealand’s native treasures and endangered exotic animals, visitors can get up close and personal with wildlife including an extraordinary range of native birds and reptiles.

Take a leisurely stroll around the Zoo or upgrade to an encounter or sleep over.


Book yourself an encounter with a Cheetah, Lion, Giraffe, Red Panda or Meerkat. Of better still, have a sleep over!

Wellington Zoo Sleepovers

Bed down for the night in one of our incredible rooms amongst the animals. Adventure through the secret life of the Zoo after our gates close, as our friendly guides gives you a taste of what goes on behind-the-scenes.


The Zoo is an unforgettable location for your next function. It's the ideal setting for Christmas parties, corporate events, children’s birthday parties and family gatherings. Choose from various venues including the African Village, African Savannah Deck, the Chimp Lawn and others. 

Check out the great things you can do at Wellington Zoo



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