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Adopt an Animal and help build a future for wildlife

Adopt an Animal

Adopt an Animal today and help secure tomorrow for wildlife.

There are three adoption package options, and many different animals available for adoption.

Adopt an Animal: Carry Crate can be purchased from WildZone gift shop the next time you visit the Zoo, or can be ordered online.

Adopt an Animal: Experience and Adopt an Animal: VIP are available by order only (online or in person at the Information Centre), and will be posted to the Adopter (or another recipient). 

Adopt an Animal options:

Adopt an Animal: Carry Crate $50
Adopt an Animal: Experience  $250
Adopt an Animal: VIP $500


If you have any further questions about Adopt an Animal, please email us:  


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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



Auckland Zoo
Motions Road
Western Springs
Auckland 1022