Founded in 1906, Wellington's zoological gardens have all the traditional attractions. The zoo includes features such as the Tropical River Trail; New Zealand's newest and largest habitat exhibit. Zoo inhabitants include New Zealand natives such as the kiwi, the giant weta, the black stilt and the tuatara, as well as the more exotic species like the North American bison, the Nepalese red panda and the Sitatunga antelope. Call or check website for educational programs and overnight stays.
- Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Animal Life, Sports and the Outdoors
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