Squirrel Monkey Encounter 20 minutes of monkey mayhem. Expect to get messy with these guys!! Learn More Meet our newest arrival! Boogle the Binturong If you love a night at the movies you'll love this character. Did you know that male Binturongs smell just like popcorn? Come and experience for yourself! Learn More Black and White Ruffed Lemurs They may sound loud but the black and white ruffed lemurs are the most gentle souls you will ever meet. Learn More Animal Encounter Gift Vouchers Looking for a gift? We have gift vouchers for our amazing animal encounters available for purchase. Meerkat, Marmoset & Tamarin Encounters. Learn More Celebrate with us! Groups / Parties A unique place for that special day... Enjoy a fun & relaxed day with our hands-on, interactive animal experiences, daily shows & lots more Learn More

Service NSW Dine and Discover Vouchers

Hunter Valley Zoo is now accepting the Dine and Discover vouchers.  Please be sure to have your QR code ready with you as you are coming through admission.  

COVID-19 Updates

Hunter Valley Zoo appreciates that this is a challenging time for our whole community, and we have put extensive measures in place to safeguard our guests.

Please click here to read the changes you will see when you visit us

Meet an Animal

Animal Encounters

Age Restrictions Apply*
Come get up close and personal to your favourite little friends with one of our amazing animal encounters!

Black & White Ruffed Lemur Encounter

Black & White Ruffed Lemur




Emperor Tamarin

Binturong Encounter


Squirrel Monkey Encounter

Squirrel Monkey

Feed your family

Free BBQ facilities & picnic grounds
Bring your esky and cook up a storm on our free BBQ facilities and relax in the picnic grounds.
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Convenient & easy to access facilities
We have facilities to meet all your needs! Free parking, picnic areas with free gas BBQ’s, disabled access, amenities, snack shop & gift shop
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Feed Our Animals

Meet our residents
Buy some animal food from reception and feed our farmyard, kangaroos and birds in the walk-through interactive yards.
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Admissions / Prices

Value for money
We have affordable pricing for everyone! With discount prices for families & schools available
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Daily Shows

Watch & interact with our animals
Wander through our interactive walk-through yards, face your fear and touch a reptile or watch our cheeky monkeys being fed twice daily.
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How to Get Here

Find Us!
Hunter Valley Zoo is located in the Heart of the Valley, Lomas Lane, Nulkaba which is only 5 minutes from Cessnock
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Education & Party Bookings

Looking for a birthday party the kids will never forget? Why not try Hunter Valley Zoo!

A unique place for that special day…With our hands-on, interactive animal experiences, daily shows and fun relaxed atmosphere Hunter Valley Zoo is the perfect location for any event.

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