A Close Encounter is more than just meeting an amazing animal up close.
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We'll take care of your little monkeys over the school holidays.
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We can host your party, meeting, or even your wedding.
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Wellington Zoo is a charitable trust and a member of Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia (ZAA) and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). Wellington Zoo is the world's first carboNZero certified zoo.