Inspiring, Educational & Entertaining Experiences


with Pets & Exotic Animals!


In-School workshops, animal encounters, events, and birthday parties




ZooVentures specialises in bringing people and animals together through fun and educational experiences with our pets and exotic creatures.


We offer a range of options from individual encounters at our venue through to school workshops, parties and events. All experiences are fun and interactive, featuring an amazing line-up animals!



The perfect option for older children and teens.

For animal lovers, our parties are fantastic fun and provide a stress-free and unique option for memorable birthdays. Parties are educational and fun, and always reinforce the importance of kindness and respect towards animals.


A ZooVenture party is most suitable for children from 8 years through to teens and beyond. The only requirement is a love of animals. We provide an age-appropriate experience with lots of fun and interaction, without guests feeling like they're at a 'little kids' party.


Have the party at your place, with amazing pets and exotic animals or come to our awesome Stanmore Bay venue (10 minutes from Silverdale offramp) where ALL the pets live. From feeding bearded dragons and holding baby tortoises to creating animal habitats, grooming long haired guinea pigs, meeting giant stick insects and lots more animal adventures, party guests are guaranteed a great time and will learn lots too!


We have popular 'fluffy' pets such as mice, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats and rabbits, through to leopard geckos, bearded dragons, blue tongue lizards, water dragons, tortoises, turtles, birds, and amphibians, as well as our performing pups, Margo and Badger. There is even some creepy crawlies!


Our party hosts are enthusiastic and knowledgeable and will make your birthday celebration or event a special day to remember.


We are available to come to you throughout the Hibiscus Coast and North Shore with an additional travel charge for travel to central Auckland suburbs.

Our venue is at Karepiro Drive, Stanmore Bay - 10 minutes from the Silverdale offramp. Venue visits by appointment only. Please contact us for address details.


Special pricing for term-time after school parties at our venue:

1 hour $250, 1.5 hours $310

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Teachers love our curriculum relevant workshops, available at all levels. Workshop topics include animal diversity, endangered animals, animals and the environment, life cycles and creative writing, through to animal career STAR courses and practical pet-care, or we work with your topic.


This is a great option for schools wanting an interactive animal experience without having to travel.

"Well organised, informative and fun, students were highly engaged"  Leabank Primary





For providers of holiday programs, we bring the zoo to you. Only one day left for April 2019 hols!

We are also available to attend community events, shopping centres and store fun days.

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A 'ZooVenture' is held at our Stanmore Bay venue and is valid for 1-5 people, school age through to adults. A  great gift for an animal lover or round up a group of friends or family for a fun animal themed outing. The experience can be tailored to particular interests such as lizards, turtles and other reptiles, caring for a particular type of pet, time with the chinchillas, bunnies and all the other fluffy stuff or a bit of everything!


All experiences are interactive, hands-on and fun. From just $125 and valid term-time after school (party prices apply for 6+ people). Contact us for more information or to have your personalised ZooVenture certificate sent to you.

(1.5 hours $175, 2 hours $225 - split the cost five ways with friends or neighbours for a fun educational and cost effective animal experience)