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Auckland Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:30
Open today: 09:30 - 17:30
Auckland Zoo Entry Ticket
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Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand, set in 17 hectares of lush parkland and just minutes from central Auckland. Auckland Zoo is open every day (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am.
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100 Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I haven’t been to the zoo for ages but went with some young family a few weeks back and it is as good as ever. Actually, it is continuously improving. I love that more and more animals are making it out of cages into open...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Haven't been to the zoo in about a year or so, and my it has changed! Though part of the zoo is under construction, it was still about a 5 hour dent in my day. Loved seeing the upgraded Meerkat enclosure where you could really...More

Thank Ann Marie G
Reviewed 3 days ago

It has been nearly 10 years since I have visited the auckland zoo and must say I was extremely disappointed. Lack of enclosures opened and food and hot drinks stalls available fall well below international standards. Until they get standards up I believe they are...More

Thank B H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I originally had no plans to go to "just another zoo" however I found myself alone with no plans on one day of my trip so I decided to check out the zoo. My favourite area was Africa but my favourite enclosure was the Red...More

Thank jessbear12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It‘s a nice zoo. Worth a visit. I hopped off there from the Explorer Hop-on / Hop- off cit bus tour.

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a big enclosure for the African animals. A clear glass enclosure for the tiger, where you can see the majestic animal up close. Some interesting local animals too.

Thank TangGrace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prior to visiting the Atlanta Zoo, we thought it was the best zoo until we visited the Auckland Zoo! All students get a discount if you present your student ID and the zoo is a learning experience for all! I also loved how there were...More

Thank Kepi H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Auckland Zoo is such a great family or friends venue to visit. It is not over commercialised and allows you really up close contact with some beautiful and exotic animals. You can see that there is a real passion for the animals welfare and this...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really strong on New Zealand and Australian life and the usual range from the rest of the world with a strong emphasis on decent living conditions and conservation. Helpful staff around the site too, happy to help explain feeding and animal care. Major works in...More

Thank OnwardTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When to a freinds kids birthday at the zoo great venue great idea .Haven't been here for ages was blown away by the improvements well worth visiting and the kids had a great time

Thank StephenR3282
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Response from 271callumd | Reviewed this property |
You can do tours. But I wouldn't reccomend it. The zoo is so well sign posted. But tours are cheap if you really want to.
24 October 2017|
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Response from alsden1 | Reviewed this property |
There are wallabies no kaolas
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Response from RKD1972 | Reviewed this property |
hi you can take city bus from Hobson St. Bus no 18, 110, 132, 133 will go to auckland zoo. you can include MOTAT also on the same day as this is close by