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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  • We've just repurchased an annual family pass, bit were not warned of all the Construction going on. Most exhibits are still good, and the Safari area has improved tenfold. There seemed less larger spa...  more »
  • Very cold the day we were there, so there were not many people. This was like having the zoo to ourselves. The range of wildlife was impressive and the chance to see New Zealand native animals without...  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!
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