Valentine's Night at the Zoo

Sunday 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 and special animal talks.

Date: Sunday 14 February 
Time: 5pm - 8.30pm
Price: Pre-book your entry and save. Standard entry fees apply on the night - $27 Adults

Find out more here.

Summer Activities

21 Dec - 31 Jan

10.30am - 11am

Join us at the Zoo for some daily crafts and games from Monday 21 Dec until the end of January. Our Zoo Rangers will be running summer activities every day from 10.30am - 11am in Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha.

You may learn how to make a 3D Kererū or make a beeswax candle!

Biggest Fan in Jan is back!


Zoo Crew Members

The search is on to find the Zoo Crew member who is our BIGGEST fan this January. Whether you visit just once in the month or every day, you'll have the chance to win some great prizes.

How can you show us that you're Wellington Zoos biggest fan? Simply by visiting Wellington Zoo in January!

First Prize: The membership with the most visits in the month will win a one year extension to their Zoo Crew membership
Second Prize: The runner up will win a six month extension!

But that's not all...

Wear your Zoo Crew lanyard with pride when you visit in January and you could win a spot prize! We have 3-month membership extensions and heaps of Zoo Shop goodies to give away.


Terms and conditions apply.

Talk Times

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


10:00AM Otter Talk

11:00AM Tiger Talk

11:15AM Vets in The Nest Te Kōhanga

11:45AM Giraffe Talk


12:15PM Australian Animals in Neighbours Talk

12:45PM Chimpanzee Talk

01:15PM Cool Creatures at Hero HQ

02:00PM Sun Bear Talk

02:30PM Kiwi Talk

03:00PM Penguin Talk

04:00PM Red Panda Talk