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Discovery and Learning

Discovery and Learning at Auckland Zoo provides targeted environmental education programmes to work with students, parents and teachers to build understanding of wildlife, be inspired to care about wildlife and take actions that will reduce the impact of our lifestyles on threatened species and environments.
Discovery and Learning at Auckland Zoo provides targeted environmental education programmes to work with students, parents and teachers to build understanding of wildlife, be inspired to care about wildlife and take actions that will reduce the impact of our lifestyles on threatened species and environments.

  • Immerse your class in the unique surrounds of Auckland Zoo.
  • Explore 17 hectares of naturally inspiring and award-winning habitats, home to New Zealand's largest collection of native and exotic species - just minutes from central Auckland.
  • Discover our kiwi and more than 50 of New Zealand's amazing natural treasures at Te Wao Nui. Six stunning habitats that showcase our native wildlife, north to south, all in one place.

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Zoo achieves record visitation for third year!

For the third consecutive year, Auckland Zoo has attracted a record number of visitors.

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opening hours

Winter (1 May to 31 August)
9.30am - 5pm
last admissions at 4.15pm

Summer (1 September to 30 April)
9.30am to 5.30pm
last admissions at 4.15pm

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location

Auckland Zoo
Motions Road
Western Springs
Auckland 1022