"Orana Wildlife Park, New Zealand’s only open range zoo, provides amazing opportunities for people to connect with wildlife. We care for over 1,000 animals representing 90 different species, many of which are critically endangered. Visitors can see NZ’s only gorillas, the South Island’s only tigers, meet the delightful otters, hand feed majestic giraffe, meet mighty rhino up close, observe iconic kiwi and encounter mischievous kea.Scheduled presentations occur daily. Visitors can enjoy the antics of lions, cheetah, lace monitors, Tasmanian devils, painted dogs, stunning native birds and reptiles, friendly farmyard creatures, meerkats and much more!Visitors can board our Safari Shuttle for a zoo tour or join a guided walkabout to explore the Park. A wildlife themed shop is stocked with fabulous gifts for any occasion and our magnificent café offers stunning views of the animals.Park staff are proud to make genuine contributions to breed for release recovery programmes for threatened native wildlife, such as South lsland whio and kākāriki karaka/orange-fronted parakeet. By visiting, you are directly supporting Orana’s conservation efforts.Following us on Facebook is a great way to hear our latest news and updates.Experience the ultimate animal adventure at Orana Wildlife Park!Opening TimesMon - Sun 10am - 5pm, although the last entrance into the park is 4pmAdditional InformationSuggested time to allow for maximum enjoyment of visits is 3+ hours (the average visit duration is 3-5 hours).We highly recommend following the presentation schedule to maximise your visit. Park maps are handed to visitors upon entering the zoo, detailing our 12 presentations for the day.Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times for health and safety reasons."