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Auckland Zoo

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100 Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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100 Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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"animal enclosures"
in 61 reviews
"red panda"
in 40 reviews
"animals seem"
in 35 reviews
"great family day"
in 49 reviews
"kiwi bird"
in 31 reviews
"feeding times"
in 32 reviews
"behind the scenes"
in 38 reviews
"all ages"
in 79 reviews
"new zealand"
in 144 reviews
"school holidays"
in 26 reviews
"native birds"
in 32 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 42 reviews
"elephant"
in 167 reviews
"meerkats"
in 94 reviews
"tiger"
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"kea"
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"kiwis"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Auckland zoo in order to guarantee seeing a Kiwi bird during our time in New Zealand and we were not dissaponted. They had an amazing nocturnal house with a pair of kiwis inside and they were roaming around looking for food as...More

Thank 2017New_traveller
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not very big but nice for the kiwi bird. Not really a must do for Auckland. Kind of expensive for this zoo

Thank Kaboycan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great zoo for kids of all ages. Will never forget turning around to see an elephant by my side! It was on an afternoon walkabout. But the lines for food are so long and slow and frustrating, I would not want to buy food here...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can be a bit confusing finding your way around every now and then, but the animals that I saw all seemed happy and healthy and well taken care of. It was a day well spent! Although areas of the kiwi enclosure were hard to walk...More

Thank sherydenise
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found ourselves with an extra few hours in Auckland and decided to spend them at the zoo. So worthwhile! The Kiwi birds were a real treat to see, and all of the New Zealand wildlife exhibits were really well done. There was a lot...More

Thank ambrosiamonkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great zoo and a great size! We have a fab day out, you can have a good walk around and take it all in, especially on a sunny day. Lots of monkeys! Meerkat enclosure was very fun! And was lucky enough to catch a glimpse...More

Thank EloiseODellx
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day with the little ones. No pressure or stress just cruised around and took our and had a coffee while the kids played.

Thank Erin P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had planned to visit Tiritiri Matangi this morning, but rough weather led to its cancellation. We went with a plan B to visit the zoo to get a nature fix. Our uber driver had us at the zoo from downtown Auckland...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Zoo but unfortunately some of the animals were missing & others unable to see therefore wasn’t worth the entrance fee. Highlight of the visit was seeing the Elephant. Place to eat was busy & could have done with extra staff, luckily we had...More

Thank Sukieo52
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an animal orientated zoo. The space available to the species is on the more extensive side though not in the safari park range. There are many offspring and a desire to protect and breed endangered and orphaned animals. We saw orphaned joeys who...More

Thank aSkylark
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lorraineMagee
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Response from alsden1 | Reviewed this property |
There are wallabies no kaolas
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aap68
13 October 2017|
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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
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Response from AucklandZoo | Property representative |
Hi there, Our discounted rate for students (with student ID) is NZD$23.
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