Connect with wildlife, together

From as little as $8 per month, you and your whānau can enjoy unlimited daytime entry to Auckland Zoo, 364 days a year. An annual pass also makes the perfect gift for birthdays, Christmas, baby showers, or anyone who loves wildlife and wild places. 

A portion of every pass sold goes towards the Zoo's Conservation Fund to help support our work to preserve wildlife in Aotearoa and around the world.

Some of the other Friends of the Zoo benefits include:

  1. 20% off behind-the-scenes experiences
  2. 20% off Zoo entry for additional friends and family visiting with you (discount is only available on full-priced adult and child tickets).
  3. 10% off Auckland Zoo’s WildZone gift shop (excludes items like stamps and postcards).
  4. 10% discount across all of our catering outlets
  5. 20% discount on selected Magic Memories photography products (located in WildZone gift shop).
  6. Discounts at a range of other attractions, including MOTAT, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium, and Voyager NZ Maritime Museum.
  7. Regular email newsletters with what’s going on with our animals, keepers, conservation work and much more!
  8. Exclusive member-only events and competitions

Friends of the Zoo Terms and Conditions 

Annual Passes

For new Friends of the Zoo.

Flexi$155

$12.90 per month | Child (14 years or under) Includes a guest pass for an accompanying adult on every visit.

Adult$95

$7.90 per month | 15 years or over.

Family$220

$18.35 per month | Two adults and up to three children.

Couple$165

$13.75 per month | Two adults.

Student$68

$5.65 per month | Secondary / Tertiary students aged 15 years+ (with valid ID).

Senior$68

$5.65 per month | 65 years or over (with valid ID).

Renewals

For existing or past Friends of the Zoo.

Flexi$116.25

$9.70 per month | Child (14 years or under) Includes a guest pass for an accompanying adult on every visit.

Adult$71.25

$5.90 per month | 15 years or over.

Family$165

$13.75 per month | Two adults and up to three children.

Couple$123.75

$10.30 per month | Two adults.

Student$51

$4.25 per month | Secondary / Tertiary students aged 15 years+ (with valid ID).

Senior$51

$4.25 per month | Secondary / Tertiary students aged 15 years+ (with valid ID).

Be in to Win

If you purchase or renew your annual pass in December or January, you'll automatically go in the draw to win:

  1. A unique behind-the-scenes experience
  2. A voucher to dine at the Old Elephant House bistro
  3. WildZone gift shop prize pack
  4. One year subscription to NZ Geographic magazine

Adding additional children

  1. You are able to add additional children to your Flexi or Family Pass for $40 each at the gate when you receive your pass for the first time. Great for families with more than 3 children, or if you would like more than one child on a Flexi membership.
  2. Children from 0-3 years old are free of charge but can have their own Cub pass for the price of $5 at the gate when you receive your pass for the first time.
  3. Contact us for more information on adding additional children to your Friends of the Zoo Annual Pass.
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Gift an Annual Pass

Give the gift that keeps on giving year round with a Friends of the Zoo annual pass - the perfect gift for birthdays, baby showers and Christmas.

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