Hours & Prices


Orana Wildlife Park is open daily from 10:00am until 5:00pm

Last entrance is 4:00pm, although it is recommended to allow at least 2 hours visit duration to make the most of your Park experience.

The Park is only CLOSED on Christmas Day and is otherwise open every day of the year (including statutory holidays). 






Admission prices are as follows:


(16 years and over)
(5-15 years - must be supervised)
(under 5 years - must be supervised)
senior citizen / student
(60 years or over) / (student ID required)
(2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5-15 years)


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adult annual pass
child annual pass
concession annual pass
Flexi annual pass

Flexi annual passes are valid for one named child/named Hapai card holder and any one adult/caregiver. Please contact us for more information on this pass.

Annual passes are valid for named person/s only (unless a Flexi Annual Pass is purchased).

Click here to learn about our great value Annual Pass!



Additional to admission

Tiger Den Experience $69.50

For more information visit Tiger Den Experience

Child push chair/buggy hire

Single: $10 day hire plus a $10 bond.

Double: $20 day hire plus a $20 bond.

Wheelchairs are FREE to use, on a first-in, first-served basis.


After a unique Christmas or birthday gift for the animal lover in your life? Buy a general admission gift voucher.




If you require further assistance or would like to buy a voucher for our exciting animal encounters and great value annual membership please contact us 03 359 7109 or info@oranawildlifepark.co.nz


Conditions of Entry

  • For health and safety reasons and animal welfare, we do not permit bikes, scooters, roller blades, skate boards, balloons etc as well as footballs/balls into the Park.

  • Due to agricultural regulations unfortunately dogs and other domestic pets are not permitted at the Park. If you require a service dog please contact us in advance 03 359 7109 or info@oranawildlifepark.co.nz

  • No commercial photography/filming to be taken without prior permission – please contact us for more information.

  • First aid facilities are available at our Information Centre (opposite the café, near the main administration building).

  • Children 15 years of age and under must be supervised and will not be permitted in to the zoo without a supervisor. Orana Wildlife Park is an open range zoo so there are a number of natural waterways throughout the Park. Our safari shuttle also regularly drives around the zoo so please watch children at all times.




Whats the weather?

Now you can have a look for yourself! The camera below is mounted on the office building looking past the Cafe towards the giraffe enclosure. 


Supplied by WiFi Guys Ltd as part of Canterbury Weather Cameras