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.

The building retains its grand size and character with large stalls, high ceilings and an outdoor courtyard. Discover relics from the Old Elephant House's previous occupants decorating the walls. This is a special function venue like no other and is the perfect venue to create magical memories for your guests.

The Old Elephant House is a flexible space that can comfortably host 110 guests for a banquet dinner or up to 150 guests cocktail-style. The renovated Old Elephant House is the perfect blank canvas for a unique function at Auckland Zoo.

This space is available for use during the day or for evening functions.

  1. Day Hire: 9:30am - 4:00pm
  2. Evening Hire: 5:30pm - Midnight

Venue Rental Pricing

Venue Inclusions:

  • Standard Lighting
  • Standard Tables and Chairs
  • Standard Linen
  • In-house speaker system and Data Projector
  • 4 x Bar Leaners & Linen

Day Hire per day$2,300

GST exclusive

Evening Hire per day$3,000

GST exclusive