Opening hours:
- (Last entry at 3:30pm)

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Closed but still caring

The New Zealand Government has announced that we will move to Alert Level 4 from Midnight Tuesday 17 August in response to a new Covid-19 case being confirmed in the Auckland community.

Although Auckland Zoo is now closed to our community, our passionate and dedicated staff of essential workers will continue to ensure that the Zoo’s animals receive the same high levels of care that they always enjoy.

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Wellbeing in Nature

Spring into wellbeing this September with nature-focussed activities for you and your whānau to enjoy! Celebrate Conservation Week Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Tūroa, Māori Language Week Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, and Mental Health Awareness Week with us.

Whether you’re lending a helping hand or simply watching the world around you, there’s a lot to see and do.

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Celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2021

Head outdoors and learn new kupu (words) related to te taiao (the natural environment) this week. When we keep learning, we improve and maintain our wellbeing!

Challenge yourself this week by learning one kupu a day and enjoy the positive feelings of accomplishment and achievement
 

Connect with us

Zoo News

Get the latest news about our animals, our staff, our vet hospital and the conservation field work we are involved with in New Zealand …

Follow our Facebook

Our Facebook page is the best way to keep up to date with everything happening at the Zoo, even while our doors are shut.

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Activities for Kids

We have a ton of fun, free activities for families and kids at home.

Games, creative nature-themed activities, outdoor ideas, and much much more awaits you and your whānau.

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Learning at Home Resources

We’ve created easy to use lesson plans and learning resources to support teachers in your online classrooms and parents as you support your childrens’ learning at home.

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Webcams

We're taking you to see our precious animals in their habitats on camera.

Check out our meerkats, otters, red pandas and many more! 

Zoo News

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Donate to the Zoo

If you wish to support the Zoo, we accept donations online to a variety of Zoo activities both on-site and further afield through our Wild Work.

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Location

Auckland Zoo is on Motions Road, just west of downtown Auckland and next to Western Springs Reserve.

How to get here

For bus / public transport options to get to Auckland Zoo, 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 car park closest to the main entrance to the Zoo, for vehicles displaying a current mobility parking permit.