Christchurch Orana Wildlife Park Tickets

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Highlights & inclusions

Home to New Zealand's only gorillas
The only open-range zoo in NZ
See native wildlife including the kiwi bird
Complimentary animal presentations daily
Home to over 1000 animals and 90 species
Just 15 minutes from Christchurch airport

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What you can expect

Looking for an unforgettable wildlife experience in Christchurch? Get your Orana Wildlife Park tickets here! As the only open-range zoo in New Zealand, Orana Wildlife Park offers a truly unique and immersive encounter with some of the world's most fascinating animals. This is the perfect all-weather activity for families looking for fun things to do in Christchurch.

With a wide range of exhibits and encounters, Orana Wildlife Park guarantees a day filled with excitement. From lions and tigers to giraffes and rhinos, you'll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with over 1,000 animals from around the globe. As you explore Orana Wildlife Park, there are twelve animal presentations available to attend throughout the day. From hand-feeding giraffes to meeting endangered New Zealand native wildlife, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Planning your visit to Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch is a breeze! Simply purchase your Orana Wildlife Park tickets in advance here to skip the queues, ensuring a hassle-free entry to this incredible attraction. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a family looking for a fun day out, or a nature lover seeking a unique experience, Orana Wildlife Park is a must-visit destination in Christchurch.

Don't miss the chance to explore this award-winning Christchurch zoo, conveniently located just 30-minutes from the city centre and 15-minutes from the airport. Book your Orana Wildlife Park tickets today!


What you need to know

  • General admission to Orana Wildlife Park
  • Access to twelve daily animal presentations
Operating Hours
  • Orana Wildlife Park is open daily from 10:00am until 5:00pm (last entrance is 4:00pm)
  • We recommend visitors allow 3-5 hours to visit the park. Minimum time recommended is two hours
Additional Information
  • Admissions close at 4pm, we recommend you arrive by 3pm
  • All children must be supervised by a parent or caregiver 16yrs or over
  • Please check the weather before visiting and please ensure you dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Orana is an all weather, outdoor venue
  • The Park is wheelchair accessible, please be aware some areas of the Park are gravel/uneven.
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience​
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience​
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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  • We have an approved Science Based Target
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