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Auckland Zoo

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Address: Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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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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Perfect for all ages

Always has something to amuse me. Safety signs all over the place which is very helpful especially with kids. A must -go to visit.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always has something to amuse me. Safety signs all over the place which is very helpful especially with kids. A must -go to visit.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the place to expose your kids - or grands - to the world of animals. All kinds, big and small.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

had been three years since last visit, major changes in layout,Great, Good family day out, allow 4-5 hours

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went here with my two children and was sure that it was going to be a day for the kids only. As soon as we entered it was feeding time for the Giraffes. We lined up and we actually got to hand feed the Giraffes. It was awesome. Such a cool experience. I never knew they had a bluish... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Auckland zoo in summer with my wife. The zoo was generally good, and a fair price for admission. In general, the native New Zealand fauna was better presented than other animals. I do agree with this stance but there was a bit of a limited variety of other animals. The animals were well cared for and the zoo... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to see a live Kiwi bird and many other animals and birds unique to NZ, as well as the usual African and Asian variety (tigers, elephants, rhinos, etc.), the Auckland Zoo is a wonderful place to spend a morning or afternoon. It is well designed with open spaces and very visitor friendly.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our visit on Anzac Day. Beautiful weather and very busy. Zoo had a nice feel to it. Well set out and easy to wander round. Managed to spend 4 hours here with the kids. Personally felt it was a bit light on info re the exhibits. Punchy rather than educational. One gripe was the Kiwi house. Was keen to... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The environment is made to look as it would in the wild, you can see they really care about the animals. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The Galapagos tortoises encounter was amazing. Happy to get to see a Kiwi. Loved the birds area, we walked through avaries where birds flew around us. Its amazing how close you can... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We aren't against ALL zoos and safari parks, only the ones where animals are poorly cared for or obviously mistreated. In this case it was clear that the animals were well-fed, watered, socialised, etc. There are lots of different species and every effort has been made to simulate the natural habitat of each animal. Sadly there simply isn't enough space.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went there about 12ish, went through the birds and such enclosures and kept the safari till last, was a bad idea as by the time we got to them there were being kept inside for feeding. Definitely would recommend just going to the safari area first if that's one of the main ones you want to look at

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