We are creating a grand design home for our South East Asian wildlife – and a world-class immersive experience for everyone who visits. 

As the most ambitious project in its 95-year history, South East Asia reflects a part of the world that has been a strong focus for our Zoo. As one of the most species-rich and threatened places on earth, it has huge conservation issues and challenges, and the Zoo has been very active in supporting conservation efforts in this region.

The development is part of our ten-year $120 million ‘Future Zoo’ development programme.


With our Future Zoo programme, as evidenced in our South East Asia development, Auckland Zoo is exemplifying care for wildlife with a ‘nearer to nature’ approach. We are facilitating the environment, the passion and skills needed to conserve wildlife everywhere.

Kevin Buley, Director – Auckland Zoo