Auckland Zoo, Auckland

Become a zookeeper for a day at , located near the city's central business district. Established in the 1920s, this 16 hectare (40 acre) zoo protects and exhibits animals native to New Zealand as well as a few species from distant corners of the world. Six themed zones devoted to the country's indigenous animals shelter ducks, herons, eels, frogs, owls, lizards, seals, and penguins. Every day the zoo hosts free, informative animal encounters, where professional zookeepers share their experiences and teach visitors about the many challenges of wildlife conservation. Check the website for a detailed listing of all daily encounters and tours. Make Auckland Zoo a centerpiece of your Auckland vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Auckland trip planner .
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  • If you like zoos then you'll not be disappointed with a day at this zoo. Animals are in pleasant settings with lots of information about each one.  more »
  • We love the zoo. We have annual passes and try to go once a week during the school holidays. We see a different animal or experience something new every time we go. Our kids love going and there are m...  more »
  • My partner n I took our 5 year old granddaughter for a day at at the zoo. Myself and my partner hvnt been to the zoo for quite some years and where very impressed with our Auckland zoo. There is quite...  more »
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  • Good place for family. Place is clean. Not too crowded. Staff with good knowledge about the animals in the zoo. Animals are well treated. Saw baby zebra, baby turtle and baby monkeys this time. Will have more new development to open soon. Recommended.
  • fantastic. a place for kids as well as adults. takes about 3~4 hours to look around. its more like a well designed park than a typical zoo. i was impressed by artistic touch and natural design. book advance online and get a discount!
  • Only praising words. We felt being emerged in the flora and fauna of New Zealand, Australia, Africa, South America, etc. A clean and tidy zoo. It's a great place & I'm sorry we couldn't come earlier to stay longer.
  • Went over the holidays and enjoyed the walk around the park. Think we spent about 4 hours at the zoo. Had a picnic between the elephants and lions! My partners favorite was the Galapagos tortoises. Got a souvenir magnet in the shop for 2.50$ at the end. Had a great day!
  • Varied and we'll kept exhibits! Good amenities too. Whether going with the family or just your partner, this Zoo is a great time! Very helpful and friendly staff as well.
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