Friends of the Zoo is an annual membership to your Zoo
Experience Auckland Zoo every day and be the first
to know what's going on with our animals and keepers.
- Friends of the
- Friends of the
Zoo member events
Friends of the Zoo benefits include:
- Unlimited daytime entry to Auckland Zoo 364 days a year (9.30am
to 5pm / 5.30pm, last entry 4.15pm)
- Free subscription to the Zoo's official magazine Zoo Alive
- Invitations to exclusive events, competitions and prize
- 20 per cent discounted entry to Zoo evening events
- 15 per cent discount on behind-the-scenes experiences, Safari Nights and photography workshops
- 20 per cent discount on Zoo entry for additional friends and
family attending with you
- 10 per cent discount at the Zoo's Wild Zone Gift Shop and Zoo
cafes (excludes items like stamps, postcards and phonecards)
- 20 per cent discount off standard entry to Kelly Tarlton's
Underwater World* on presentation of your membership
- 20 per cent discount off entry to MOTAT. All you need to do
is show your valid Friends of the Zoo pass at the gate.
- 33 per cent discount on Magic Memories photo package (at the
entrance to the Zoo)
- Personalised membership passes, free parking, and more!
- PLUS, look out for other special offers and surprise treats
throughout the year via email! To receive these, make sure we have
your email address.
- * Special conditions apply
New Friends of the Zoo membership benefit
Wednesday from 10am to 11am, we're now offering you our Friends the
opportunity to come and enjoy an exclusive guided tour of
Each week your Zoo guide will focus on a different area of the
Zoo to explore, and share with you all the latest happenings there.
As well as finding out so much more about our animals and
activities, these walks are a great way to meet other members.
Walks will be at a leisurely pace to cater to everyone -
from mums and dads with prams to those with other mobility
We'll meet at Darwin's café at 10am every Wednesday. No prior
booking is required - just show up.
A Friends of the
Zoo annual membership makes a great gift for family,
friends and loved ones!
If you would like to purchase a gift membership for any of the
Friends of the Zoo
options, simply complete the joining
form or phone the Auckland Zoo Information Centre on +64 9 360
3805, and a gift certificate will be sent out to you or the
- Membership privileges are available only on presentation of a
current membership pass.
- Only those named and photographed on the pass are able to use
their membership to gain free Auckland Zoo entry and discounts at
Auckland Zoo and other approved places (excludes Flexi adult guest
- Your membership pass is non-refundable, cannot be
suspended, and is non-transferable.
- A Friends of the Zoo pass cannot be used in conjunction with
Auckland Zoo Education (Discovery and Learning
- To become an individual member you must be over 15.
- Friends of the Zoo passes are not valid for admission after
4.15pm or for evening events or private functions.
- Adults: 15 years+. Children: 4-14 years. Seniors: 65+years
- Other than free admission, Friends of the Zoo membership
benefits are subject to periodic review and adjustment at the
discretion of Auckland Zoo.
- Discount to Kelly Tarlton's applies only to Adult or Child
- The discount on Zoo entry for friends and family applies to
adult and child admission prices only, and is redeemed by
presenting your pass at the cashiers
- Standard Auckland Zoo Terms and
Conditions of entry apply.