Explore the Zoo

Every day is different at Wellington Zoo! Here's just a few things you might come across during your next visit.


Find the best spots to play! You'll find playgrounds by The Nest Te Kōhanga, outside Kamala's, and right throughout Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha. Or you could make like a Kangaroo on the trampoline in Neighbours, adventure on the Safari Truck by the African Savannah, or jump on the motorbike and tuktuk in the Asia Precinct. 

Close Encounters

A Close Encounter at Wellington Zoo is more than just meeting an amazing animal close up. 


Get the low down on our animals from our knowledgeable and friendly Zoo staff.

Check out the talk times here.

The Nest Te Kōhanga

Our Veterinary Team are always hard at work in The Nest Te Kōhanga - looking after sick or injured native wildlife, or caring for our Zoo animals. You can watch what they're up to and ask questions at the Vets in the Nest talk every day at 11.15am. 


Check out our latest habitats.

Zoo Shop

At our Zoo Shop you can go wild for sustainable gifts, soft toys and lots more! And if you're part of our Zoo Crew, you'll get a 10% discount on any purchase.