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Auckland Zoo

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100 Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
100 Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is a lovely zoo - well laid out and great interaction with the animals. We went on a beautiful day as an introduction to New Zealand. The flights were long, and we needed a relaxing activity to get some fresh air, and this was...More

Thank Jaimee K
Reviewed December 20, 2015

My daughter and family has moved to Auckland from Australia and we went the zoo while I was visiting. Was so impressed with the child friendly layout and good displays that I bought a annual pass for them to be able to go any time...More

Thank PilbaraPrincess
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Pretty good as you of course can see animals from all over the world, but unfortunately they do not have any snakes..

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Took my neices and nephews out for a day out. very nice and well maintained zoo with quite a lot of animals and birds to see. A great place for a family day out, especially with kids. Not too far from the city center also....More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed December 19, 2015

While one really appreciates the care taken by the zoo keepers to provide the animals with an environment as close to nature as possible, it is a little disappointing at times not to get even one decent glimpse of the animals in a particular zone....More

Thank FKQ
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Loved the bird enclosures. It is evident the zoo keepers go to a lot of trouble to replicate the animals natural environment and food source. When I see birds trying to get into the enclosure it must be a good sign. We saw a tui...More

Thank Leisa B
Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Spent most of the trip in the bird free flight areas. Tui nest with chicks, bellbirds, kaka and wood pigeon. A really lovely way to spend time just relaxing and taking photos. Meerkats enclosure was very entertaining, the kea were sleepy when we went through...More

Thank Annie T
Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

If you focus on the education, protecting the endangered and supporting wildlife initiatives abroad, Auckland Zoo is a great place to visit. Sure the captive animals are a contentious issue, but their treatment and care is to a very high standard. Young children get to...More

Thank Mr_Wighton
Reviewed December 17, 2015

We spent a few hours here and loved it. Really well set out. Lots to see. Definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Butterfly F
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Quite good really. Went from the museum, Aviator's one, to the zoo. Zoo closes fairly early on week days so we were a bit later than we thought we'd be so didnt get to see as much as we would have liked, but did enjoy...More

Thank Raewyn J
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October 24, 2017|
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Response from alsden1 | Reviewed this property |
There are wallabies no kaolas
October 12, 2017|
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Response from RKD1972 | Reviewed this property |
hi you can take city bus from Hobson St. Bus no 18, 110, 132, 133 will go to auckland zoo. you can include MOTAT also on the same day as this is close by
Maria F
March 20, 2017|
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Response from AucklandZoo | Property representative |
Hi there, Our discounted rate for students (with student ID) is NZD$23.