Zealandia by Day Guided Experience

Fitness level low
Intensity level low
Wheelchair friendly
5.01 review

Highlights & inclusions

Picturesque sanctuary with amazing photo opportunities
Small groups (max. 12 Tours)
Informative walk with a knowledgeable guide
Learn about the ecological history
The busy tīeke (saddleback)
Witness the native wildlife
or 4 payments of $14.72 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Sun, Jul 14, 2024

What you can expect

Tighten up your walking shoes and get ready to explore one of New Zealand's best wildlife attractions. Zealandia in Wellington is home to an incredible amount of native animals including the famous Kiwi. A visit to Zealandia will get you up close to a range of animals while also learning about the country's wildlife history.

This experience provides you with entry to the park as well as a guided 2-hour tour of the grounds. An informative tour hosting a maximum of 12 Tours, this is one of the best ways to learn about the region, the animals that have and do live in the region and more!

With the help of a knowledgeable guide, you'll be able to see and learn about native birds such as the Kaka, Hihi, Tieke and Kakariki as well as Tuataras.

Tous depart on a daily basis at 10am, 11am and 1pm from the Visitor Centre.


What you need to know

  • General Admission
  • 2 hour guided walk
  • Small groups (max. 10 people)
  • Picturesque sanctuary with amazing photo opportunities
  • Informative walk with a knowledgeable guide
  • Witness the native wildlife
  • Learn about the ecological history
  • Hope to see the critically endangered takahē, the busy tīeke (saddleback), the bright hihi, tuatara, and green gecko
  • Tours depart at 10am, 11am, and 1pm daily
  • Open every day from 9am - 5pm (Except Christmas Day).
  • The Rata Cafe is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • This experience will takes approximately 2 hours.
  • Zealandia is located at 53 Waiapu Road, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand 6012
  • From the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, Wakefield Street to ZEALANDIA at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am
  • Please note: The shuttle is first come first served and we cannot always guarantee space available for every visitor
What To Bring
  • Dress to conditions - wear sturdy footwear, plenty of layers and a waterproof jacket
Additional Information
  • Comfortable walking shoes, warm clothing a waterproof layer recommended
  • Suitable for all ages, moderate level of fitness required
  • The café closes at 4pm
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction

Recent reviews

51 review

This trip was absolutely amazing

This trip was absolutely amazing. It is definitely worth getting a tour guide for your trip to Zelandia as we learnt so much more from the guide that if we were to go there on our own. Our guide Paul was fantastic! I'm very happy we made the trip here.

Corinne Luckie over 5 years ago

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