Orana Wildlife ParkCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: MaLeans Island Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +64-33597109
- Ticket Price: 30 NZD
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Wildlife Park, Family And Kids
Orana Wildlife Park - Review
Situated near Christchurch Airport, the Orana Wildlife Park is spread across 80 hectares (198 acres). Animal encounters are a speciality of this park. Feed Giraffes, meet a rhino, feed a Lemur, say hi to a kiwi or travel through the Lion reserve! The Orana Wildlife Park is also known for its involvement in zoo-based breeding programmes. So the entry fees that you pay are utilized for a good cause.
Orana Wildlife Park Information
- Children 14 years of age and under must be supervised and will not be permitted in to the zoo without a supervisor.
Orana Wildlife Park Ticket Prices
- Adults- $29.50, Children (5-14 years)- $9.50.
- Entry is free for children under five years.
- Senior and Students (ID required)- $27.
How To reach Orana Wildlife Park by Public Transport
- The Orana Wildlife Park provides door to door shuttle service. This is not a complimentary service though and hence is chargeable.
- Hiring a taxi is recommended.
Restaurants Near Orana Wildlife Park
- Cafe within the Park premises.
- Picnic tables are also available.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Orana Wildlife Park
46.76% of people who visit Christchurch include Orana Wildlife Park in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
42.35% of people start their Orana Wildlife Park visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Orana Wildlife Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Orana Wildlife Park
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Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch Reviews
We took our two grandsons to this wonderland of amazing animals.The experience for the boys was superb, seeing animals up close and interacting with creatures they knew only from books and film. For us, the adults the greatest thrill was seeing the magical light in their eyes and listening to their laughter and the delight in their voices as they explored an environment they hadn't been in before. Thank you to all the amazing dedicated staff and volunteers who not only take care of the animals, but who ensure a delightful experience for all who come to visit. They do a wonderful Kobe, from the scientists and apologists to the volunteers, the cafe staff and the people who run the shop. Well done! We will be back, and will bring or send friends. Thank you for a great day.
Lovely wildlife park. Animals have lots of room to roam. Staff all seem to really love working with the animals. Loved that they have feeding times throughout the day. Got to feed a giraffe as well! Stop by and see the kiwi (s), during feeding time. Definitely worth stopping by if you're in the Christchurch area. Small cafe on site for quick bites and refreshments.
Great, sprawling zoo! We were a little disappointed that the lion feeding encounter wasn't available. The little buggy train to take you around to see the whole zoo was invaluable (and FREE!) - I'd highly recommend doing that as soon as you enter if you're not familiar with the place, or it can be a bit difficult to navigate. The cafe there provides a good range of food - huge serving sizes though! There is a bbq area for you to bring and cook your own food if you want. Because the zoo was SO large, it'd be nice to have a few more shaded/sheltered areas and perhaps seating every now and then. Worth a visit.
Great family zoo with respectable (but not overwhelming) selection of animals to see. Well laid out to stroll around, and good keeper demos / info sessions throughout the day. Even had a half decent flat white at the cafe. You'll want 3-5 hrs here.
We went to Orana Park to see the new Gorilla Enclosure. When we arrived we were welcomed with great friendly helpful service and quite informative staff at the Souveneir shop. It is an amazing experience to be able to be so close to the gorillas as they come out of their enclosure only a few feet from the glass windows. Overall great experience to be able to see all the wild animals roaming free and safe from poachers.