Auckland Zoo Tour

Auckland Zoo is the New Zealand’s biggest zoological park. Zoo has the largest range of animals and has recognised as one of the most modern zoos in the world. The zoo has won the national and international environmental-related awards, it is the house of 117 various species and more than 700 animals.

Auckland Zoo is Located in Auckland, New Zealand, next to Western Springs park. The Auckland zoological Park is operated by the Auckland Council with the Auckland Zoological Society as a helping organization.

The zoo plays a part in conservation, research and education. The zoo has divided into several areas by the region of origin of the species exhibited, its taxonomy. Such as :auckland-zoo-inside

Elephant Clearing – This is the home of the two elephants. The clearing features a pool with a waterfall and mud wallow. The zoo currently has two elephants, Asian elephants Burma and Anjalee, both female.

Aussie Walkabout – Wallabies, and emus share a mixed walk-through exhibit which leads to an Australian bird aviary featuring rainbow lorikeets.

Auckland Zoo – This area of the zoo has been made to imitate an African wetland environment. It features hippopotamus, serval, hamadryas baboons, cheetah, and flamingos.

Orangutan Trail – The zoo’s 2 families of Bornean orangutans can be found in this part of the zoo. The trail ends up at the ring-tailed lemur enclosure.

The Rainforest – Full of naturalistic exhibits this area boasts tarantulas, agouti, and primate species namely; spider monkeys, siamang gibbons, Bolivian squirrel monkeys and capybara.

KidZone – A children’s zoo with a play area and animals including chickens, guinea pigs, frogs, and locusts. The zoo’s kunekune pigs, Alma and Neena, also live here.

Tiger Territory – Auckland Zoo has three rare Sumatran tigers; male Jaka, female Molek and her son named Berani. There are two separate tiger enclosures.

Other animals– Other animals include red pandas, African porcupines, Galapagos tortoises, Oriental small-clawed otters, freshwater eels and meerkats.auckland-zoo-tour

Getting to Auckland Zoo :

By car : Auckland Zoo is well signposted both east and westbound on the North Western motorway, use our journey planner (above) to get directions to Auckland Zoo.

Public transport : For bus / public transport options to get to Auckland Zoo, use our journey planner (above) or visit the Auckland Transport website.

Parking : Auckland Zoo has two large car parks providing free off-street parking for cars, charter buses and tour coaches.

Accessible car parking is available in the Motions Road car park, closest to the main entrance to the Zoo, for vehicles displaying a current mobility parking permit.

Auckland Zoo Tickets

Auckland Zoo Hours

Adults (15 years+)




Child (4 to 14 years)

$12 .00

1 May to 31 August,

Monday – Sunday,
9.30am – 5pm

Last admissions at 4.15pm

1 Sep to 30 April,

Monday – Sunday,
9.30am to 5.30pm

Last admissions at 4.15pm

Infants (under 4 years)


Senior citizens




Family Pass 1

(1 adult, 2 kids


Family Pass 2

(2 adults, 2 kids)


Additional Children (added to either family pass)

$10 per child

Closed Christmas Day

Auckland Zoo Address & Contact :

Address: Motions Rd, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
Phone: +64 9-360 3805
Website :

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