Visit the Zoo after hours | Tickets just $12 each

We're happy to announce that the Zoo will stay open late on selected dates from 9 February to 28 March, 4pm - 8pm.

Make the most of the summer nights: visit after work with mates, make it a date night or just enjoy a stroll through the beautiful grounds.

Last admissions at 7pm. Zoo closes at 8pm. Avoid the queues when you buy online.

  1. Friends of the Zoo - free! Please present pass on entry.
  2. Infants (0-3 years old) are free.

Upcoming Dates:

  1. Thursday 21st March
  2. Thursday 28th March

All encounters are free and run every Open Late night!

  • 4:30pm Flamingo
  • 4:30pm Otter
  • 5:00pm Elephant
  • 5:00pm Lace monitor
  • 5:30pm Meerkat
  • 5:30pm Spider monkey
  • 5:45pm Kea
  • 5:45pm Galàpagos tortoise
  • 6:15pm NZ birds in the Forest
  • 6:15pm Squirrel monkey/Capybara
  • 6:30pm Fur seal
  • 6:30pm Tasmanian devil
  • 6:45pm Leopard tortoise
  • 7:00pm African Savannah
  • 7:00pm Australian birds 
Video

Open Lates

We're staying open late on selected dates this summer.