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Open Weekend


Sat 27 May 2017, 9:00am–5:00pm
Sun 28 May 2017, 9:00am–5:00pm

Where: ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary and Wellington Zoo, 51 Waiapu Road and 200 Daniell Street, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $2.00

Get Wild for Open Weekend! On the 27th & 28th of May you'll be able to visit to ZEALANDIA and Wellington Zoo for a $2 donation per entry.

All proceeds from the weekend will go towards ZEALANDIA’s ongoing conservation efforts and the local and international field conservation projects supported by Wellington Zoo.

Wellington Zoo, 200 Daniell Street, Newtown, Wellington
ZEALANDIA, 53 Waiapu Road, Karori, Wellington

9am – 5pm

Last Entry:
Wellington Zoo: 4.15pm

Getting there:
Please consider using public transport as we expect both venues to be very busy and car parking to be limited. For your best public transport option see

We will have free off-site parking available at Cardinal McKeefry School with a shuttle running back and forth throughout the day. There will also be limited free parking around ZEALANDIA on the following streets: Waiapu Street (approx. 110 spaces) Birdwood Street (approx. 40 spaces). Please be cautious of our neighbour's entranceways.

Wellington Zoo:
Parking may be difficult as we expect this weekend to be very busy. We encourage all visitors to take the bus to Newtown or park further away and walk to the Zoo. Visit Metlink for bus routes and timetables.

Scooters and skateboards are not permitted in the Zoo; please leave these at home as we do not have the space to store these during your visit.

Thanks to Fulton Hogan and Cardinal McKeefry School for their support of this event.