Brooklands Zoo

Charlie, our resident sulfur-crested Cockatoo, enjoys listening to the zookeeper's radio when it is too wet to be on display in the parrot garden. Go Charlie! 

Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a diverse variety of species including farmyard animals, reptiles and amphibians, oriental small-clawed otters, meerkats, a brolga, Bolivian Squirrel Monkeys, Capuchins and Cotton-top Tamarins as well as a selection of colourful birds housed inside a walk-through free-flight aviary. We have more than 11,000 visitors annually and look forward to seeing you!

Location: Brooklands Drive, New Plymouth or walk from the city centre through Pukekura Park.

Hours: Open 9am to 5pm seven days a week, except Christmas Day.

Facilities: Wheelchair and pushchair access, playground (with a sun shade during the summer months), toilets and picnic tables.

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