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Address: Motions Rd | Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-360 3800
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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Friends we are staying with took us to the zoo and this was worthwhile. We had a great time (and we are all adults!). Would like to have had longer available. I have seen only a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Friends we are staying with took us to the zoo and this was worthwhile. We had a great time (and we are all adults!). Would like to have had longer available. I have seen only a few zoos, all in NZ. Auckland's is a very good one. I see humans in so many animals. We are all related.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This was such a great day out - beautiful grounds and lots of very active animals and interesting keeper talks throughout the day. Found the animals to be a lot more active than other zoos I have regularly been to in Australia. A bit hard to find if you are travelling by public transport/orange bus as there are no signs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Such a wonderful Zoo and im so lucky to live close to it! My children have a wonderful time even if its only for an hour or so :)

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Timaru City, null, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was my 2nd visit to the Zoo and I still absolutely love it, the entire set up is amazing with friendly staff and volunteers. The overall feel of the place is like being 100 miles away from anywhere even though you are close to the heart of the city. Great variety of animals and even though there are major... More 

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launceston
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Had a great day in chilly weather( so rug up if its cold) saw the new arrival . great to see keeper activity not just at feeding time! good size enclosures so the animals seemed content , especially the big Cats.easy to take photos. who would have thought you'd go to NZ to see Elephants...!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good and big area. Large number of animals. The only thing that I didn't like is the numbers of animal compared to area of zoo is less. So, need to improve in this side.

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Auckland Zoo is a lovely place to visit. Great range of animals, lovely enclosures and nicely laid out. The animals all looked happy and relaxed. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not really a zoo person but had time to spare. Fabulous. Very spacious area with wide variety of animals and birds. Would go back.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Auckland zoo is nice but unfortunately I didn't see any show apart from the elephant show. and I was keen to see the Kiwi but also I didn't have the luck to see it. I expected more animals there

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a brilliant zoo. Not huge but well laid out and attractive. Great for small children and a lot of hands on areas and shows.

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Additional Information about Auckland Zoo

Address: Address: Motions Rd | Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-360 3800
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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