March Late Fridays

Open late every Friday in March - Kids 1/2 Price after 5pm

9.30am - 8pm

Ever wondered what happens at Wellington Zoo as the sun goes down? 

Throughout March the Zoo will remain open until 8pm every Friday for Zoo Twilights giving everyone an opportunity to experience the Zoo at dusk. On late Fridays, a Child Pass will be half price for children entering the Zoo at 5pm or later.

Evening visitors will be able to enjoy the full Zoo experience – with special animal talks as well as evening Close Encounters available each Friday. Mojo Cafe and The Grazing Post will also remain open during Zoo Twilights. And just for Twilights, the Grazing Post has a special deal: $10 for a flat bread pizza and a 300ml Just Juice drink.

Zoo Twilights starts on Friday 2 March and will continue on 9, 16, 23 and 30 March.


Talk Schedule:

5.15pm - Gibbons

5.45pm - Kea

6.30pm - Sun Bears 

7pm - Red Pandas


Close Encounters:

Extra Close Encounters are available to book online - LemursRed Panda, and Meerkats


*During Zoo Twilights, standard adult entry prices apply. Half price Child entry offer applies only to standard Child entry after 5pm on Fridays in March 2018. Child entry applies for 3-14 year olds, entry for under 3 year olds is free. All children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.