- Monday9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
- Tuesday9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
- Wednesday9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
- Thursday9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
- Friday9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
- Saturday9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
- Sunday9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
More info He pārongo atu anōVisit website
Located next to Western Springs Park, just a stone's throw from central Auckland, is a must-visit destination for animal lovers of all ages. This beloved attraction is open year-round, so whether you're looking for a sunny summer adventure or a cosy winter escape, Auckland Zoo has got you covered.
With over 135 species and 1,400 animals, including rare and endangered creatures like the majestic Sumatran tiger (with fewer than 400 left in the wild), Auckland Zoo boasts the largest collection of wildlife in all New Zealand. Spread across 17 hectares of stunning, award-winning habitats, the Zoo is a haven for both visitors and animals alike.
Auckland Zoo's African savannah habitats is a visitor favourite, showcasing iconic animals like zebras, giraffes, and rhinos. The zoo is always adding new habitats and experiences, ensuring a fresh and exciting visit every time. Explore New Zealand’s amazing fauna and flora in Te Wao Nui where you can see over 100 native plants and 60 native species, in six stunning habitats,.Te Wao Nui is home to some of the rarest and most threatened wildlife – inviting us all to play a role as kaitiaki (guardians) for our taiao (natural environment).
To learn more about the animals and their habitats, Auckland Zoo offers daily keeper talks led by knowledgeable staff. These talks are a fantastic opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the animals, learn about their behaviours, diets, and conservation status.
Auckland Zoo is the perfect place to spend a few hours, whether you're exploring with friends, family, or a special someone. With its stunning exhibits, daily keeper talks, and commitment to conservation and animal welfare, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
So why not come see for yourself why over 28 million people have made Auckland Zoo a must-see destination since 1922
Location Te wāhi
Motions Rd, Western SpringsPlan your route
Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
If you’re driving the zoo is just a few minutes' drive from central Auckland. There is plenty of parking available on site. You can take a bus from central Auckland, with several routes stopping right outside the zoo. Alternatively, you can take the Western Line train to Morningside Station, which is about 30 minutes’ walk from the zoo.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
Go early in the morning to avoid the crowd.