Get up-close to native wildlife
Ideal choice for families
Close encounter with over 850 different species of wildlife
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
See the rare native wildlife of New Zealand up close
What's included, what's not
General Admission to Auckland Zoo
Keeper Talks throughout the day
Map of Auckland Zoo
Behind the scenes experiences
Know Before You Book
Children 3 and under are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
Auckland Zoo has wheelchair access.
There are limited complimentary public parking facilities available at Auckland Zoo.
Animal encounter and Keeper Talk times vary. Please check before you go.
Hours of operation are 9:30 AM – 4:15 PM from 1 August to 30 April, and 9:30 AM - 5 PM from 1 May to 31 August.
What you can expect
One of the best and most widely-acclaimed wildlife attractions in the southern hemisphere, Auckland Zoo is home to over 850 individual animals from 138 different species all set in comfortable, park-like surrounds within easy reach from the city centre.
Spend a day at an informative and entertaining animal world and get up close with a host of wildlife from New Zealand and around the world. One of the best and most widely-acclaimed wildlife attractions in the southern hemisphere, Auckland Zoo is home to over 1000 animals from 126 species all set in comfortable, park-like surrounds within easy reach from the city centre. With tickets to this award-winning zoo, you'll have face to face encounters with the likes of elephants, lions, zebras, giraffes and many other animals from around the world as well as New Zealand's most famous animal icon - the Kiwi.
Auckland Zoo also features a range of entertaining and educational daily encounters that provide further insight into all aspects of the animal kingdom. Set out in sections that are arranged by continent, you're able to explore the likes of Africa, Australia, Asia and more all amongst a logical and easy to navigate layout. Auckland Zoo is one of Auckland's true must-do attractions and is an essential experience in New Zealand.