Gálapagos tortoises are the laidback giants of the tortoise world and these huge herbivores love nothing better than feasting on a range of flowers, leaves, and grasses. 

We have four adult Gálapagos tortoises at Auckland Zoo, two females (Snapper and Chippie) and two males (Smiley and Willie).

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EXPERIENCE

Behind the Scenes

Marvel at these gentle giants as you treat them to a special afternoon snack.

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Video

Say hello to New Zealand's first Galápagos tortoise hatchling!