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“Going to the Zoo Zoo how about you!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo
Motions Rd | Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
64 9 360 3800
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Ranked #9 of 105 attractions in Auckland
Type: Zoos
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Owner description: Auckland Zoo is home to New Zealand's largest collection of animals and recognised as one of the most progressive zoos in the world. A winner of national and international environmental-related awards, it is home to 120 different species and more than 750 animals. Set in stunning park-like surroundings with naturalistic animal environments, Auckland Zoo is open every day (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am.
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“Going to the Zoo Zoo how about you!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The zoo is in a beautiful location.... but the day we were there we didn't see much as most of the animals were out of sight in their cages......not easy to find your way round they need to put arrows on the walkway so you don't miss the enclosures.....the animals we saw were content and well cared for.... I am not a lover of zoos preferring to see animals free in their own habitat but the good work they are doing here to ensure the animals on our plant survive is commendable.....great gift shop and cafe well worth a visit.........

Visited August 2013
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“Keeper for a Day made my day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My girlfriend and I joined "Keeper for a day" on 29th August and it's definitely one of the best days in my life. I have always been an animal lover and it's really great to see that everyone at Auckland Zoo is treating the animals like they are their families. And by joining the Keeper for a day experience you get the chance to join the family too! The things that you do and places that you go are so exclusive! I won't say too much here for fear I should spoil your fun. Just have a go and you will understand why everyone is so excited and happy about it!!

Visited August 2013
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“Great zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We planned to spend a few hours, but spent the entire day there. The displays, the layout, the information, the ecology emphasis, the gift shop, we liked it all. We were surprised at how many aviaries there were. We liked the kiwis and the displays with nocturnal animals. I would go frequently if I lived here.

Visited September 2013
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“1 Day at the Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Started on the Auchland explorer, (we are travelers and have no transport) we started off at the Zoo as we had not been to one for years, this is not a disapointment.
Plan to spend the whole day there, and take lunch and a water bottle, sun screen and a hat. Had a great day out.

Visited August 2013
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“Worth whil”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Taking three small children to the Zoo we found it easy to get around and all animals were in enclosures that weren't like cages.
We would recommend it to others

Visited September 2013
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