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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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USD 20.43*
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USD 32.26*
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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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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 5 days ago

Spent an interesting 4-5 hours at the zoo they have a wide range of animals in good enclosures with good visual access. Great place for families to entertain the kids. I obtained some good photos there. Highly recommended

Thank HK2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy that we saw pretty much all the animals in the zoo except for the penguins and capybara. Would say that Auckland Zoo is one of the best zoos out there and it changed my perception of zoos. Take note of the animal encounters timings;...More

Thank thewildnut
Reviewed 1 week ago

So totally disappointed with Auckland Zoo. Animals covered by too much shrubbery now that you can barely spot them. Signage not clear enough. Elephant pool so far away from public view you could not see what the keepers were doing. No orangutans, didn't spot any...More

1  Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were ever so excited to go to the Auckland zoo, and it was easy to get to from Auckland. However many of the animals had been moved, being cleaned, or were simply hiding. We saw very minimal animals compared to any Australian zoo. The...More

1  Thank Mikaela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the zoo recently after using the hop on hop off bus service. As stated In previous posts a lot of exhibits moved or just not open at the present which can cause some confusion with the maps. We did see the most important exhibit...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its worth a visit, kids will have a great time.. Really enjoyed the session where they feed Tiger and Elephant.. Plan your trip up front and decide what you want to do during the day.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not biased, just because I am an Aucklander, but our Zoo is up there with the best of the best. In fact it is globally recognised as one of the best zoo's mainly becasuse of its fantastic conservation programmes. And it is always...More

Thank z1bby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit ... some areas are looking a little tired & some of the exhibits weren't there due to refurbishments but we found our Kiwi's ... the whole purpose of our visit. Although there were several large info maps scattered around the zoo we...More

Thank BrianW504286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great day in Auckland visiting the zoo. Well laid out as you move from zone to zone (continent to continent). The highlight was seeing the two elephants playing with their iceblocks.

Thank Marshall D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at this Zoo. The set up is great and kids had a lovely time. Highly recommend going here if you visit Auckland.

Thank Sherree M
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25 October 2017|
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Response from alsden1 | Reviewed this property |
There are wallabies no kaolas
13 October 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
21 March 2017|
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Response from AucklandZoo | Property representative |
Hi there, Our discounted rate for students (with student ID) is NZD$23.