Auckland Zoo

Adventure is the key word for any event at the Auckland Zoo. Treat your guests to a one-of-a-kind experience. Explore the exciting options at Auckland Zoo.

An exotic backdrop for an adventurous event is what the Auckland Zoo provide. Less than ten minutes drive from downtown Auckland, this is a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

Auckland Zoo has a variety of spaces spread around the zoo grounds which can be used for a wide range of events. Whether you are wanting to host an intimate wedding ceremony or hire the entire venue for corporate team building exercises, our friendly and dedicated staff can talk you through the options.

Memorable events are our business at the zoo. Imagine a summer BBQ with the lions, dining in the historic Old Elephant House, pre-dinner drinks with the alligators or cocktails with the cotton-top tamarins. 

Sitting as a focal point for all zoo events is the iconic and historical Band Rotunda. This popular and versatile space, surrounded by four lush lawn areas, lends itself to outdoor events, either casual or formal and is flexible for day or night time.

Consider taking your guests on an adventure to Auckland Zoo for your next event. One of our specialist sales and event planners will be happy to help you with all the practical and creative elements. Our planner will provide options for technical services; catering and security that fit your specific requirements and help reduce your stress levels.

  • Distance from airport: 20km
  • Distance from CBD: 7km
  • On-site parking available

Contact details

Phone: 09 307 54 98 | 0800 54 98 98
Auckland Zoo, Motions Rd, Western Springs, Auckland
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Room Name Theatre Classroom Banquet Cocktail Area (m²)
Old Elephant House 140 64 120 200
Band Rotunda 50 - 40 50
Willow Island - - 40 100
Central Lawn - - 150 250
Lion Shelter - - 60 100

Amenities and services

  • Variety of spaces with a point of difference
  • Less than ten minutes drive from downtown Auckland
  • Up close and personal with Auckland’s wildlife
  • Ability to book entire Auckland Zoo
  • Historic Band Rotunda for indoor/outdoor, day or night events
  • Every booking receives a dedicated event planner to coordinate your event
  • We will customise a venue package for you, no two events are ever the same.
  • Our technical team will put your mind at rest, taking care of all things technical, lighting and projection. It’s what they do best.
  • Food and beverage is of the highest quality, as we have partnered with some of Auckland’s best catering specialists.
  • Safety and security is paramount at any event. Our security team are highly trained professionals who ensure your guests enjoy a safe and secure event.
  • Service is our primary focus, let Auckland Conventions deliver your event vision.


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