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Address: Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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+64 9-360 3800
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals...

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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Great day out

Hadn't been to Auckland Zoo for about 6 years and was so impressed with all the improvements. All the animals look so happy in their very natural environments. The Zoo volunteers... read more

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The animals were clearly restricted to some small areas. There is concrete everywhere. Feels like more of a gaol for the animals rather than a sanctuary. There are better zoos around the world that offer a better facilities to the animals.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hadn't been to Auckland Zoo for about 6 years and was so impressed with all the improvements. All the animals look so happy in their very natural environments. The Zoo volunteers do a wonderful job and are very knowledgeable. It really is a fabulous day out with plenty of areas to sit for a picnic. Thoroughly recommended.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our visit to Auckland zoo, the enclosures are spacious & the keepers seem genuinely passionate about their jobs and the promotion of Eco sensitive tourism! Great day out!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've always loved the zoo however, since most of the displays have now been upgraded & finished, it is truely fabulous. It was nice hearing people comparing it to an Australian zoo & hear that ours is better! Made me very proud. I was taken by surprise & very pleased to see the two tigers kissing & seeing two of... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i visited the Auckland Zoo with 3 little kids and 3 adults, we had such an interesting and fun day out. The kids loved all the activities, the tiger was the hit, as he paraded right beside the glass window.. I would recommend this a s a must when you visit Auckland

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The thing I like most about Auckland Zoo is the focus on education and saving endangered species, and providing great environments for the animals they have there. It is a great way to spend the afternoon. Lots of different animals, great spaces, free water all over the place, clean facilities, lots of places to get refreshments, friendly staff. If your... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice visit with some amazing habitats to view. Pity a few areas are still waiting to be developed, they let it down a bit. Also a bit of technology would make it amazing - it a GPS tracker was on the smaller, more likely to hide animals and linked to a display screen it would stop you spending 20 mins... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the best zoo i have ever been to. The animals have lots of space and their space is beautiful. I LOVE that Zoo

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to a lot of zoos all over the world and were pleasantly surprised by this one. The highlight is the safari walk on the bridge and the giraffes seemed really happy with the other animals in the enclosure. Pram friendly, toddler friendly and overall it was a great afternoon out for the family.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Like the place. They have maintained the standard. There are people to help you or kids as well. It's a great activity for kids with parents. Have a few eatery inside. Animals were there plenty but they should bring more attractions. Will go back again to check.

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