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Auckland Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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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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100 Motions Road | Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-360 3800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my wife and two kids. We all got see to see thing so we loved so we’re happy. There are a lot of works happening in the centre so would assume there we animals being housed off site at the ,omens. Staff were...More

Thank Jason_King1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the Auckland explorer bus to travel around and visit the zoo. Both being good value. The zoo offers a good opportunity to view New Zealand animals as well as other from around the world. The animals are offered good space and not just...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a good half day wondering around the exhibits & taking photos. The zoo volunteers and staff were excellent and helpful. Once the renovations are completed and assuming they are as good as what is there now then this will be a must do...More

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not very big but still worth a visit. Was there just because of the kiwi and I’m lucky enough to catch a glimpse of it. Apparently it doesn’t come out every time. Unable to take pictures because it’s in a dark room. Other animals and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

School holidays are always difficult, but Auckland Zoo has it all if you ignore the shortage of car parks at such times. A couple of hours for a five year and three year old we thought, and three and a half hours later we had...More

Thank Philsadvice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing zoo which is in the process of being upgraded massively So well maintained and the animals Kept in enjoyable areas

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn’t say you could spend the whole day there, we probably did around 3 hours. But it was still a nice afternoon spent and the zoo was maintained well with a nice selection of animals. Also a place to spot the indigenous Kiwi bird!...More

Thank Mrssummers6
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The Auckland Zoo is sprawling but sparce in terms of animal population. The animals that are there look sluggish and lonely. Maybe it's just my belief that animals need to be kept in their own habitat or as close to it as possible but I...More

Thank Sally O
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Who doesnt like the zoo. This place is a must for all animal lovers big or small . Between looking up at the giraffes or down at those 8 legged creatures The zoo is the perfect family day . The only thing that spoilt our...More

Thank GoPlaces536885
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I usually love zoos, but this one didn't do much for me, and I frankly am not sure why. I did go during the week, and it was drizzling, so there weren't a lot of visitors.

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5 June 2018|
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Response from callumdenali | Reviewed this property |
You can do tours. But I wouldn't reccomend it. The zoo is so well sign posted. But tours are cheap if you really want to.
25 October 2017|
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Response from alsden1 | Reviewed this property |
There are wallabies no kaolas
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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