New at the Zoo

Mother’s Day High Tea at Auckland Zoo

Back by popular demand – treat your Mum to a special experience at Auckland Zoo with a Deluxe High Tea at the iconic Old Elephant House. Our chefs have whipped up a brand-new High Tea menu, this memorable event will be sure to impress you and your Mum with the very best in indulgence and sophistication.

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School Holidays

Rediscover takahē during the April school holidays

It’s Takahē Awareness Month and we’re celebrating these stunningly blue-hued birds. When you arrive at the Zoo, pick up an activity booklet and learn what makes takahē unique. Our bird team have a special takahē keeper talk at 3.30pm everyday of the school holidays (13-28 April) where you can learn about Auckland Zoo takahē Whitu and Bligh. 

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Zoo Experiences

Get closer to wildlife and make memories to last a lifetime with our Zoo Experiences. 

Get an in depth understanding of how we care for the animals, while learning more about them from our skilled keepers. Booking these Experiences also supports our important wildlife conservation work.

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Te Wao Nui Tours

Let one of our experienced Zoo Guides take you on a tour of our New Zealand track.

It's an immersive journey through the six stunning habitats of Te Wao Nui at Auckland Zoo. A truly unique experience of New Zealand’s animals, plants and culture all in one location.

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Zoo Snaps

Our monthly photo competition encouraging our visitors to get out into our zoo and take some zooper snaps.

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Develop your toddler’s cognitive skills!

Suitable for all children under 5, the sessions held by our education team include songs, games, activities and much more.

Held every Wednesday and Thursday, there is a wild new theme every week!

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South East Asia Jungle Track

The creation of our new South East Asia precinct – a grand design home for our animals and a world-class immersive experience for all who visit Auckland Zoo, is the most ambitious development in our 100-year history.

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100 Year Celebration

Auckland Zoo: 100 Years, 100 Stories

This beautiful 336-page book showcases the Zoo’s rich and colourful history, with full colour photography and illustrations, it features a diverse collection of captivating stories, unexpected animal adventures, and insights into the groundbreaking conservation work by the Zoo and its partners.

An excellent read

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