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Auckland Zoo

#11 of 271 things to do in Auckland Features Animals
Motions Road | Western Springs, 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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I especially like the animal encounters at Auckland zoo, The enclosures are fairly good, and things are always updating so each time I go there is something new to see, I was glad to hear the chimps are getting a more lifelike enclosure soon

Thank NextDestinationTBC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was so excited to visit this zoo! The place is huge, there was so much to see. Seeing the elephants was the highlight of my whole trip as I have never seen them before. I love how they explained what part of our admission fee...More

Thank Daniellegracie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

my daughter enjoyed it but it was not what i expected because there were a few animals and maybe it was no the right time to visit the zoo...

Thank jonibok
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a nice way to spend an afternoon. We went on a weekend and despite there being a big secondary carpark, actually finding a place to park was a mission. One of the highlights for me was the glass wall where you could watch the...More

Thank sami178
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This zoo is so nice! It feels like a really great space for all of the animals who live there and you can tell that the staff love their jobs and their animals. They were also all very friendly and helpful. There are a lot...More

Thank MycroftHolmey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you've been to other zoos there isn't much difference. But I did go on the Galapagos tortoise experience and that was awesome! You get to rub their shells and learn some interesting facts while contributing to their conservation. I believe they are doing an...More

Thank amycara_w
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful zoo with wide selection of animals and great habitats. Easy 30 minute ride from CBD. Great opportunities to interact with many exhibits. We will return.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 6 days ago

As zoos go, this has to be right up there with the best. The birds and animals have plenty of space and looked very fit and well. You could even get up close and personal with quite a lot, especially the birds. The highlight has...More

Thank artangelDevon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arriving at the zoo and finding a car park did take a little bit of doing on the Saturday Morning. My Partner and myself where able to spend a morning waking around and exploring the Zoo. What an experience, it's the place to take a...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been always something different to do and see at the zoo. Heaps of animals in almost their natural habitats. There are specific animal feeding sessions that visitors could participate in. Nice cafe and facilities for heating up food.

Thank CikguElsie
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Maria F
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.
Irene H
15 January 2017|
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Response from Luke H | Reviewed this property |
there are quite a few hills but the zoo is 100% wheelchair accessible.