PEOPLE

There is no such thing as a typical day at Wellington Zoo – each one is different. Wellington Zoo doesn’t close when everyone goes home for the day – throughout the day, and night, there is always something happening at the Zoo. Ever wanted to be a zoo keeper or wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Zoo?

17:00

The Zoo is now closed for the day and most of the Zoo staff are heading home.

18:00

The lions are roaring, the lemurs and kea are also making a racket.

19:00

A school group has arrived to do a Zoo sleepover in the Archibald centre. They will be taking a guided tour around the zoo until about 9.00pm.

20:00

Most of the animals have gone to bed for the night, except the giraffes who rarely sleep and keep a watch over the Zoo at night.