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“Loved it!”
Review of Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo
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$32.30*
and up
Auckland Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Ranked #11 of 264 things to do in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking, Lockers / storage
Kamloops, Canada
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed December 2, 2013

Great place! I fell in love with the Red Pandas.. great Zoo, nice and big, with great big comfortable compounds.

Visited June 2013
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Rockhampton, Australia
2 reviews
“Tiger disappointment”
Reviewed November 30, 2013

Zoo was ok, but seen better, not as good as Christchurch zoo. Tigers were really disappointing as they were not able to be seen, Big compound for them but not out on display (all day) when asked where they were, was told they were sleeping.

Visited December 2013
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Hamilton
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“What a great place to hang out !”
Reviewed November 29, 2013

WOW - the seals were amazing - we would go there just to see them again. But in all honesty the whole zoo is just a great place to take the kids, hang out and have some fun. Loads of places to have a picnic if you want to and lots of play ground equipment for the kids if you just want to sit back for a bit. All of the staff and zoo keepers were just brilliant. Never too busy to chat and answer questions - they made our visit a great one. Thank you!

Visited June 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A zoo that cares”
Reviewed November 29, 2013

Excellent animal enclosures with much to see and do. Fantastic reserve next door for a beautiful walk.

Visited March 2013
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Picton, New Zealand
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434 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“One of the best”
Reviewed November 28, 2013

No doubt about it that this is one of the best zoos in the business. Genuinely dedicated to conservation. Happy animals housed in spacious, well maintained areas. Fantastic surroundings. Easy to get round. Professional, dedicated staff.
Just bring your own food for a picnic (café food is average quality but and very overpriced, not atypical perhaps of other zoos)

Visited January 2013
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Thank Ed R
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