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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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Auckland Zoo's 100th Year

Celebrate your century at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo is offering fellow centenarians a special Zoo birthday experience. Anyone who is already 100 years young, or who will have their 100th before 16 December 2023, can claim a free annual Zoo membership pass for themselves, a caregiver, and a whānau member or friend, plus a guided Zoo tour, and a $100 Zoo voucher.

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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
Zoo Events

Christmas Lunch at Auckland Zoo

Gather whānau, friends or colleagues for a long Christmas lunch at the iconic Old Elephant House restaurant.

All Christmas lunch sessions are now sold out!

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