It's a good choice to take children. We live in Sky City Hotel on the side of Sky Tower. We walk to the bus stop behind the church. It's only 3 minutes from the hotel. There are many buses to the zoo. Among them, the No. 30 bus is more convenient. It can go to the convenience store for At Hop Card, with a minimum of 10 NZ, but it's much cheaper than paying cash. It can be used by ferry bus.