Welcome to orana wildlife park,

new zealand's only open range zoo!

Set in 80 hectares within 15 minutes’ drive of Christchurch Airport, Orana Wildlife Park provides the ultimate animal adventure. We get you up close and personal with the animals.

Imagine hand feeding a majestic giraffe; eye balling the magnificent white rhino; meeting New Zealand’s national icon, the kiwi or travelling through the Lion Reserve!

Orana is internationally renowned for its involvement in zoo-based breeding programmes for endangered exotic and native species. When you visit, you are supporting our conservation work.

There is something to entertain people of all ages, for the entire day, at Orana Wildlife Park!


New Zealand's Only Gorillas!

Come and meet our boys Fataki, Fuzu and Mahali, New Zealand's first gorilla group!

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