We can create a memorable event in one of our many function spaces - imagine a summer barbecue with the lions, dining in the historic Old Elephant House or getting married in the iconic Band Rotunda.

With our stunning landscapes and unrivalled venues, we have all you need to make your event one your guests will be talking about for years to come.

Auckland Zoo's venues can cater to weddings, celebrations, functions and corporate functions.

Find out more about our various venues and their opportunities for hosting.

Looking for something different?

Enhance your guest experience by adding on a guided walk:

  1. See the Zoo through different eyes with our specialised guides on a one-hour guided walk. Learn more about the enclosures, animals and history of Auckland Zoo in a fun environment. 
  2. Discuss with your event organiser if you have any particular areas you would like covered so we can tailor make this special walk just for your guests.
  3. Price:
    1. Adult - $25.00 + GST
    2. Child (4-14) - $15.00 + GST.

Contact us for more information.


The Old Elephant House

Once home to Auckland Zoo's elephants, the Old Elephant House is now an iconic indoor venue, suitable for a variety of event types from conferences to wedding receptions, cocktail parties, photo exhibitions or seated dinners.

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The Lion Viewing Shelter

A popular semi-outdoor venue, the Lion Viewing Shelter of Auckland Zoo will give your guests an extraordinary view of Pridelands. A rustic yet versatile space with both covered and uncovered areas, your guests will be able to watch these magnificent animals up close!

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The Band Rotunda

The historic Band Rotunda is an iconic function space surrounded by four lush lawn areas at Auckland Zoo. Lawns can be booked separately or combined with the Band Rotunda Stand to suit your specific function requirements.

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