Make your next event unforgettable by hosting it at Wellington Zoo.

Work Parties

Have your next work do at the Zoo! Try something a bit different by hosting your work party or function in our unique surroundings. Our venues can host groups from 20 to 200 or you can hire the whole Zoo to accommodate any number of guests.

Our experienced venues team will work with you to create an unforgettable function for you and your guests, with great food and drink from a choice of Wellington’s best caterers. It’s more than just a room hire – your guests will be able to explore the Zoo and enjoy seeing the many animals that live here.

You can also host your private party at the Zoo in any of our venues – please get in touch with our team today.


Add Ons

Plus, we offer add-on activities to make your event extra special:

  • Guided tours
  • Giraffe feeds
  • Animal talks

Starting from $1,200 + GST including Zoo entry, add-on activities additional

Also available is our cost-efficient Corporate Family Day which offers discounted group entry and optional hire of the Chimp Lawn.

Our venue choices


Our stunning architectural award-winning venue is perfect for your very special events.



150 people
100 people

The Archibald Centre

Nestled next to Monkey Island, you will be captivated watching the Spider Monkeys, Capuchins and birdlife through the windows and from the private deck.

100 people
65 people

Wild Theatre

Our theatre is available for presentations, concerts, movie nights, and more.

300 people

The Barn

Our charming Barn area offers excellent indoor-outdoor flow and includes shelter for all-weather use. (Only available outside of Zoo opening hours )

200 people
40 people

Want to know more about functions at the Zoo?

Or call our Venues team on 04 803 8172 or 021 227 8172