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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • 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 January 10, 2016

Having arrived only hours before and it being a Sunday, we decided to while away a few hours at the zoo. Judging from the amount of people all heading through the entrance, we realized that this must be one super attraction, I must be honest,...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Very Educational, though I have mixed views about animals in cages, it was well maintained and enjoyed by the kids... Food was good, shop is full of lovely items.... Just a shame as with all zoos of course that the animals aren't in the wild...More

Thank Tpak19
Reviewed January 9, 2016

I have lives out of Auckland since 1982 after growing up there. But I have witnessed the growth and development of this zoo at re-visits over decades, as well as having visited other zoos internationally. Auckland zoo compares extremely well with its international counterparts. Sure,...More

Thank swansea937
Reviewed January 8, 2016

First trip back to Auckland Zoo in a few years and it was better than ever. The constantly evolving and improving displays really allow you to engage with the animals while allowing them their space to be as comfortable and relaxed as possible. Heard some...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Very good zoo, if you want to have a good afternoon, just walking around watching the animals it's a perfect place, totally worth it for only 28 dollars.

Thank ANDReS C
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Such a large collection of well cared for animals. They had such large and nicely created enclosures. Took a fair few hours to get through it. Plenty of places to grab a drink or have a picnic. Reasonably priced as far as zoos go. would...More

Thank liam-airy
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately a lot of the animals just weren't there when we went but what we did see looked like nice enough environs for a wide range of creatures from all over the world. I liked the way that the zoo is being organised into geographical...More

Thank Gregory E
Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is a fantastic place to visit regardless of age. The staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. Lots of places to sit and rest.

Thank Ben A
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

A great zoo beautifully set out. Very family friendly. great attractions. We have not been to the zoo for 10 years and were very impressed with everything. Having visited a number of zoos over seas including Singapore and Melbourne this is the best.

Thank grant4315829
Reviewed January 5, 2016

My kids have grown up visiting this zoo. As toddlers every couple of months - now in their late teens they still visit every year (school or with friends). A great days outing.

Thank Keri H
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October 24, 2017|
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Response from Yasmin N | Reviewed this property |
Kangaroos and wallabies not koalas :) there's a great Australia section though.
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.