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
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About Auckland Zoo
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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
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.
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.
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
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