Valentine's Night at the Zoo

Wednesday 14 February

5pm - 8.30pm

Take your loved one for a romantic evening at the Zoo this Valentine's Night! The Zoo will be open until 8.30pm for adults only (R18+), with live music, special animal talks, and even close encounters. 

Close Encounters and picnic hampers will be available to purchase from mid January 2018.

Date: Wednesday 14 February 
Time: 5pm - 8.30pm
Price: Standard entry fees apply - $24 per adult

Penguin Awareness Weekend

Wellington Anniversary Weekend

Sat 20 - Mon 22 Jan

Visit us during Wellington Anniversary Weekend to celebrate your local Kororā Little Blue Penguins.

We'll also be rolling up our sleeves and dishing out tasty Tip Top ice-cream for a $2 donation. For your chance to win a Zoo Crew pass and an ice cream a day until the end of summer* we want to see your best ice-cream snap at the Zoo over the long-weekend. Share your pic on Instagram with #WellingtonZoo #TipTopNZ and you're in to win! T's and C's apply - see below. 


Activity details:

(Penguin Point)

10.30am - 11.30am: Make your own egg-carton penguin

1pm - 2pm: Play some penguin games

11am - 2pm: Enjoy a Tip Top ice-cream from our pop up stall


Competition details:

*Zoo Crew prize = up to the value of $119 (winner can choose either a Kererū, Kiwi or Kākāriki Zoo Crew pass)

*Tip Top prize = 3 x cartons of Tip Tip Trumpet ice-cream

*End of summer = Wednesday 21 March 2018

Prize is non-transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Entries close Monday 22 Jan 2018 and winner will be announced on Tuesday 23 Jan.