Between our hooting Gibbons, and hopping Kangaroos, we have a pretty wild party here most days - we’d love you to join us for your next celebration.

Celebrate at the Zoo

You’ll be delighted with the surroundings of a party at the Zoo. Our experienced venues team will work with you to create an unforgettable function for you and your guests with great food and drink from a choice of Wellington’s best caterers.
We can host any number of guests, for all sorts of different events and will work with you to create a very special event. We can bring one of our contact animals to mingle with your guests or take you on an exclusive tour of the Zoo.

Our venue choices


Our stunning architectural award winning venue for your very special events.

175 people
100 people

The Archibald

Nestled next to Monkey Island, you will be captivated watching the Spider Monkeys, Capuchins and birdlife.

100 people
80 people

Wild Theatre

Perform amongst the animals. Our theatre is available for concerts, presentations, movie nights, and more.

330 people

Your Zoo

Hire the whole Zoo or one of our unique outdoor locations and create an event your guests will never forget. 

We can help plan your full day to cater for large groups.


Want to know more about partying at the Zoo?

Or call our Venues Manager on 04 8038172 or 021 2278172