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Address: Motions Rd | Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-360 3800
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Description: Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic...
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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Auckland Zoo Awesome staff and volunteers, very helpful in spotting the animals. I thought this zoo was large and there was a lot to see, from many parts of the world, I loved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Auckland Zoo Awesome staff and volunteers, very helpful in spotting the animals. I thought this zoo was large and there was a lot to see, from many parts of the world, I loved how it was made as natural as possible. The animals seemed happy and I thought they had a enough space to live. I was lucky and did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Came here for the first time today and it was amazing! I had a great time. It is one of the best zoos I've ever been too. Just wish the animals would come closer but that's just the way it is! Would highly recommend going if you're in Auckland :)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I remember coming to this zoo many many years ago and what a transformation. It is good to see the animals in more natural surroundings than they were in my youth. Not one of the worlds best zoos but certainly worth visiting.A great place to spend a leisurely day. Unfortunately rather expensive for families.

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Brighton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We just loved this zoo which is just the right size without being overwhelming. Very easy to find and just the right amount of walking around without getting tired. Loved how it was set up for the animals and you have to chance for a personal interaction with some of the animals for an extra price.

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Rennes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

And that's pretty much it, cause it's just a zoo. Not the greatest I've ever seen, but it did the job. it's quite pretty, lots of animals in it, decent entryprices as I remember it. I had a good afternoon there with a couple of friends, which is what I was looking for. 4/5

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

If you are new to NZ, visiting a Kiwi is a must do... and this Zoo has a nice Kiwi Exhibition, notice they are night birds, so anyway you will need to patience and luck as well. The rest of the Zoo is very nice, very clean and Animals are really taken care of... Very nice place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

had a lovely, easy kind of day with my 2 year old grandson - loved the exhibits, they are environmentally friendly, easy for the animals, birds, otters and others - nice cafe however food choices not very healthy onces - easy to get around - and the highlight is the monkey area... as well as being there when they take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Fantastic day for all ages at Auckland Zoo. Well priced and well set out - animals in quite proximity to each other

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I like the zoo but there isn't anything that makes it more spectacular than any other zoo I've visited. They have a long slide that the kids really enjoy. The animal enclosures are nice but not overly creative or unique. Fun thing to do if you have the time and that cash but if your short on time choose one... More 

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Sabah, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Me and my family had an enjoyable day visting the Zoo, some people might find it boring when they hear the words Zoo, trust me, I had the same feeling too when my family decided to visit it, however my thought was totally wrong once I step in Auckland Zoo, the Zoo was amazing and I can see the animal... More 

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