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Auckland Zoo

#11 of 267 things to do in Auckland Features Animals
Motions Road | Western Springs, 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%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went during a trip to the first lions test in Auckland with my 11 year old son, the middle of winter. Lots to see that you won't in most other zoos. We most wanted to see the kiwis and they were great as was the...More

Thank nesamoolian
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely zoo - and I got to see uniquely NZ animals like the kiwi and the kea. They also have other animals like the Tasmanian Devil, Galapagos tortoise etc. The animal encounters were informative and unlike in other zoos around the world where animals are...More

Thank Jean N
Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter absolutely loved the play area for kids at the zoo. Overall it was quite a nice zoo and beat our expectations. Was the only place in NZ that we actually got to see kiwis moving about actively in their enclosure.

Thank Kevin_Mumbai
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome place. Reasonable prices. Lots of keeper talks. Easy to find yourself round the place. Lots of interesting facts about the animals.

Thank margok902
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Zoo is great for children and adults too. Very well set out. Loved the meerkats and large bird enclosure. Plenty of scope throughout the zoo for good photographs.

Thank 416rond
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in May and was a nice day out.. came on a week day so wasnt too busy thankfully, lots to see and look at

Thank samzi9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure if you go on a hot day to wear hat and sun cream easy to get burnt, excellent day out, you can spend as much time as you want there. Go in at opening time as gets really busy and car park fills...More

Thank Kjell W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relatively good. Not that much to see but good enough to entertain the kids. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Winnie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who does not live watching monkeys! Was a nice day walking, being entertained by the monkeys putting on a show for us. Grounds were clean and well taken care of.

Thank Little M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has expanded since my last visit about 4yrs ago! Liking the timetable for the different animal shows. Take a picnic and save yourself the expensive meal prices. There's a nice grassy area by the tigers where families sat to picnic (bean bags were...More

Thank BeachCocktailsDone
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Maria F
Hello, Does anyone know if there is a student discount for the zoo (university student)?
20 March 2017|
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Response from AucklandZoo | Property representative |
Hi there, Our discounted rate for students (with student ID) is NZD$23.
Hi Can we take a picnic lunch into the zoo
15 January 2017|
Response from AucklandZoo | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes, you're more than welcome to bring a picnic lunch to the Zoo. We have lockers available (for an extra fee) if you want to store your lunch while you're exploring the Zoo.
Irene H
Is this suitable for wheelchairs
14 January 2017|
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Response from Luke H | Reviewed this property |
there are quite a few hills but the zoo is 100% wheelchair accessible.