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Auckland Zoo

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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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Hours:
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 zoo!

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Great variety of animals and some wonderful enclosures for them. Only thing we found was that not all animals were able to be seen. Not sure if it... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2015
Kylie J S
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Rockhampton, Australia
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Rockhampton, Australia
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 15, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Great variety of animals and some wonderful enclosures for them. Only thing we found was that not all animals were able to be seen. Not sure if it was the time we visited (as soon as it opened) or what. But still worth a visit!!

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Easy to get around very pram and wheelchair friendly Wonderful playground for the kids loved. We spent a good 3h wondering around could have stayed longer,

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Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Loved seeing the hippo,could not find the kiwi bird. Good food and day out,food a bit expensive,maybe pack your own.

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Thank Angela G
Auckland, New Zealand
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110 reviews
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Reviewed October 15, 2015

I've been to many zoo's all over the world, but I really like what Auckland Zoo is layed out like. The animals seem happy and the zoo is clean.

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Thank Swilankan
Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 14, 2015

It takes like a whole day to visit. They have a huge collection of animals all around the world. Elephant Andale from Sri Lanka was pretty awesome. There are plenty to see there, kids will enjoy the place for sure.

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Thank Sashini S
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

We loved every minute of the ours we spent here. The most important thing was that we saw a Kiwi and we did! it was a rare treat and we stayed for a good 20 minutes searching for it within the enclosure. All in all, well worth the trip!

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Thank Christian L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2015

A bit overpriced, especially for families. Auckland costs enough, it would be nice to have a fairer price for this attraction. It is a zoo though, so its always fun to see the animals.

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Thank BobbieTee
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2015

Very well set up & managed and just the right size for a young family to get round. Some interesting improvements being made around the African area which will take it up another level. Only grumble - and it's no one's fault! - is that we seemed to be there on a very lethargic day so we missed lots of... More 

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We came to Auckland for our daughters 3rd birthday. It was such a perfect day. We had family and friends come up and down to come and everyone had nothing but a awesome experience. Once our youngest is older we will be back.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Beautifully maintained zoo, with the majority of animals kept in large environment-friendly enclosures. I'm hoping in time, they will be updating the birds area. The monkey area is outstanding, as is the sea lions and hippo's. The cafes are pricey - especially the main one by the playground. Paying $5NZD for some chips seems a rip off. Drinks are very... More 

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