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Auckland Zoo

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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%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this zoo. The layout is super easy to walk and it's all open. Hardly a cage in site. And the kiwis are so cute!! Would definitely return. And it was easy to get to right off the bus (number 18).

Thank anraam
Reviewed 4 days ago

Auckland Zoo while not huge but its still got the usual suspects in terms of Zoo Exhibits / Animals. With a big African section at the start which I really enjoyed and went back a few times. Its always nice going to a different zoo...More

Thank Norman H
Reviewed 6 days ago

To be able to photograph animals from all over the world is a wonderful experience for families, children, groups and all nationalities. I enjoyed the Nikon World Photographers Day spent at the zoo and the captures were amazing, the staff friendly and helpful,

Thank Debrob10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Auckland zoo is amazing. So beautifully set out, clean and a lovely day out. Great for everyone!

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The zoo has large area of development but this is done in sections so not too much disruption. Lots of different exhibits. Good parking

Thank ajks1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel fortunate to have taken my kids twice this week (we're Friends of the Zoo - annual pass). A fun and educative outdoor attraction. It is obvious the animals receive the best care and are offered appropriate stimulation. Enjoy!

Thank Buglittle
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little Zoo, nicely laid out in continents, showcasing animals from that part of the world and with interesting little journeys to walk along to each area. Lovely café, but make sure your food is hot. It sits under lamps and our fish and...More

Thank Inkyandwe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The enclosures were big and open for the animals and for tourists to see and experience how the animals interact with each other. From monkeys to elephants to tigers to giraffe. I was very happy with my experience at the Zoo.

Thank DanSouthy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is quite small in comparison to others, but it is really well laid out and has an excellent variety of animals and interactive exhibits. MOTAT is also just around the corner so you can make a full day of it.

Thank Scottyquay
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo continues to improve and offer interest and entertainment in addition to just viewing the animals for little ones. A gradual upgrade seems to be going on, improving the display areas and providing the animals with what appears to be better better accomodation. The...More

Thank Mike A
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13 October 2017|
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Response from sam e | Reviewed this property |
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21 March 2017|
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Response from AucklandZoo | Property representative |
Hi there, Our discounted rate for students (with student ID) is NZD$23.
15 January 2017|
Response from AucklandZoo | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes, you're more than welcome to bring a picnic lunch to the Zoo. We have lockers available (for an extra fee) if you want to store your lunch while you're exploring the Zoo.