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Address: Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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+64 9-360 3800
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals...

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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Great Day out

I'm a big fan of seeing animals from all over the world. Although I'm no fan of small cages for animals, most zoo's these days are working hard to create large open enclosures... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a big fan of seeing animals from all over the world. Although I'm no fan of small cages for animals, most zoo's these days are working hard to create large open enclosures for their animals and Auckland Zoo is no exception. Great outdoor spaces and great enclosures featuring several different species in one place. Well worth a visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Auckland zoo is nicely set out. Lovely large enclosures that allow good viewing of the animals. Informative talks. Good range of animals including native NZ fauna and flora. Easy to get to from the CBD by car. Plenty of paling if you get there early. We came on a weekend and it wasn't too busy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice friendly zoo however because of the best quite a few animals were hiding. Lots to see. Take a hat it's quite exposed

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very nice zoo! Well rounded, some interesting animal and a do-able size for a day trip. Recommend the bengal tigers, kiwis, monkeys, and tasmanian devils.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was impressed by the spacious animal enclosures and the number of species in the zoo. Although I did see Kiwi in their indoor enclosure, I wished I had visited the zoo when it was cooler (early morning or evening) when more animals are active and visible. The large cats were sleeping in the shade and out of sight during the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having lived in Africa I was not sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised at the variety of animals and the excellent facilities. The zoo is clean, has good signage, maps are handed out with your entry ticket, there are a number of places to buy refreshments and the paths are wheelchair friendly. We went there to take photographs... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled 3hours to have a fun day out. Was a good experience seeing all the different animals with our kids. This was however a costly day out for us. 2adults and 4 kids, the price of admission is expensive. The food store also expensive. Then photos on our way out was even more. A family day out at the zoo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent the day at Auckland zoo today with our sons who are 4.5 years and 22 months. We had a fantastic time seeing the many different animals. The meerkat enclosure with the pop up tunnels that the kids could go in was great. We wnjoyed seeing the baby tortoises and then the massive galapogas tortoises bathing in the mud.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to the Zoo as my Daughter loves animals . we stayed half the day but not enough as its big place with the good faculty and well kept animals the place is a must visit and money well spent..will visit again .

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I loved this place. The zoo really allows you to get up close with the animals as safely as possible, for example kids can crawl through a pipeline and stick their head up under a dome that puts them at eye level with the Meerkats, brilliant! Loved the walk through aviaries, and if you're quiet the birds... More 

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