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Auckland Zoo

getting to auckland zoo

Public transport options, driving directions and parking information at Auckland Zoo.

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Auckland Zoo is on Motions Road, just west of downtown Auckland and next to the beautiful Western Springs Reserve. and Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT). MOTAT's tram network provides a link between both attractions.

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.  If taking the bus, the closest stop is 8124 on Great North Road, opposite Motions Road (with a short  ​walk down Motions Road to Auckland Zoo).​

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.​​​

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