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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.
Weather was questionable but it didn't matter. Zoo is well laid out, plenty of space for the animals and good viewing spots. The number of animals and the range is great and the NZ area enables a good understanding of the local flora and fauna....More
What a great zoo! Not too expensive and a really great layout. Giraffes and elephants were a real highlight as you can get so close to them. A lot of NZ birds that were great to look at and not too long distances between each...More
There was some construction going on at the zoo to upgrade enclosures but we still saw a lot of great animals. The highlight for us was the zoo experience with the Galapagos Tortoises. It was worth the cost and our guide, Dave, was amazing!! So...More
I haven’t been to the zoo for ages but went with some young family a few weeks back and it is as good as ever. Actually, it is continuously improving. I love that more and more animals are making it out of cages into open...More
Haven't been to the zoo in about a year or so, and my it has changed! Though part of the zoo is under construction, it was still about a 5 hour dent in my day. Loved seeing the upgraded Meerkat enclosure where you could really...More
It has been nearly 10 years since I have visited the auckland zoo and must say I was extremely disappointed. Lack of enclosures opened and food and hot drinks stalls available fall well below international standards. Until they get standards up I believe they are...More
I originally had no plans to go to "just another zoo" however I found myself alone with no plans on one day of my trip so I decided to check out the zoo. My favourite area was Africa but my favourite enclosure was the Red...More