Te Wao Nui - The Living Realm at Auckland Zoo

With naturally inspiring and award-winning habitats, Auckland Zoo is Aotearoa's largest home of native and exotic wildlife, just minutes from central Auckland.


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Six stunning habitats showcasing the native flora and fauna of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Discover the iconic kiwi, cheeky kea , and more than 50 of Aotearoa's amazing natural taonga/treasures in Te Wao Nui - The Living Realm.
Home to over 75 native animals and over 100 plant species, Te Wao Nui will take manuhiri/visitors on an immersive journey through New Zealand's natural world.

Te Wao Nui was blessed by local Iwi, Ngati Whatua o Orakei in 2012, and has become a must see destination for all visitors to Tamaki Makaurau - Auckland.


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Physical address

Te Wao Nui - The Living Realm at Auckland Zoo, 99 Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9.30am - 4.30pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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Pricing and Conditions

Adult $24.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
FOC 3 and under

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