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Review of Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo
Motions Rd | Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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Ranked #11 of 186 things to do in Auckland
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Owner description: 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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“cool”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The range of animals on offer was great. Good value for money. We really enjoyed spending the day here!

Visited January 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

The zoo put British zoos to shame. You would need a complete day to get around the zoo. Food outlets were good, and at certain times you could see the animals getting fed.

Visited December 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Average visit this time round.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

A fair part of the zoo was under construction / animals hiding / unavailable to public when we went. Park was very clean. The cafe areas and playground were incredibly over crowded! Photographer at the entrance didn't know how to take a photo and was too pushy in making us buy an expensive, overpriced and poorly taken photo pack. Would recommend taking your own lunch etc. unless you have a sack of gold with you. Gift shop over priced. Seeing the tiger and elephant made my day. Average experience for me but my little sister was stoked so ill leave it at that.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“A First Class Zoo Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

What a fabulous time we had at the zoo! Hadn't been for many years and it has been upgraded with beautiful enclosures. There are different animal encounters every day which are well worth experiencing eg. Orangutan's are 12.30 on Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Lots of open areas for a picnic plus a small playground, food outlets are quite expensive! We were there for just over 3 hrs and saw everything. The zoo also has a nice gift shop. The kiwi exhibit is really great, so much better than the one we saw a few weeks ago at Rainbow Springs! An enjoyable day abeit a little expensive at $25 per adult however we were proud to see these animals so well looked after and housed!

Visited January 2014
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“Best Zoo Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This has to be one of my best experiences.The Cheetas were on the walk around the zoo and there were feeding sessions too. It was very nice visit. Takes a complete day to tour it.

Visited March 2013
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