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Auckland Zoo

There’s lots to see and do all year round at Auckland Zoo, including events, animal encounters, behind-the-scenes experiences and more!

Escape the everyday and immerse yourself in the unique surrounds of Auckland Zoo.

Explore 17 hectares of naturally inspiring and award-winning habitats, home to New Zealand’s largest collection of native and exotic species – just minutes from central Auckland.

Home to 138 different species and over 875 animals, Auckland Zoo has the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand.

Opening hours
Winter (1 May to 31 August)
Monday – Sunday
9.30am – 5pm
last admissions at 4.15pm

Summer (1 September to 30 April)
Monday – Sunday
9.30am to 5.30pm
last admissions at 4.15pm

Closed Christmas Day

With naturally inspiring and award-winning habitats, Auckland Zoo is Aotearoa’s largest home of native and exotic wildlife, and just minutes from central Auckland.

There’s plenty to see and do all year round at Auckland Zoo, from keeper talks, behind-the-scenes experiences and the amazing New Zealand natural treasures in Te Wao Nui – a must see destination for all visitors to Auckland Zoo.

  1. Keeper Talks
    Listen out for our free Keeper Talks delivered by our passionate zookeepers and learn about the characters and personalities of our animals, their feeding and enrichment.
  2. Behind the scenes experiences 
    Spend a day working with professional photographers in a unique environment. A fantastic way to build skills, learn new tricks.
  3. Photography workshops
    Spend a day working with professional photographers in a unique environment. A fantastic way to build skills, learn new tricks.
  4. Junior keeper
    An unbeatable school holiday experience offers your child to become a zookeeper for a day. They’ll work with real zookeepers, learn a ton and have an amazing experience.
  5. Safari nights
    Explore the zoo after dark. Your Safari Night evening includes a barbecue dinner followed by a journey around the Zoo by torchlight.
  6.  Birthday parties
    Make your child’s special day even more exceptional by spending their next birthday at Auckland Zoo.
  7. Functions and Venues
    Within its 16ha of parkland, Auckland Zoo offers a diverse range of function venues in unique and visually stunning environments to host functions, and entertain your friends, family and clients.

 

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  • Address

    Motions RoadWestern SpringsAuckland 1022, New Zealand
  • Phone Number

    +64 9-360 3805
  • Email

    info@aucklandzoo.co.nz
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