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Enjoy an engaging and informative walk through the picturesque eco-sanctuary on this 2-hour small group tour and witness the native wildlife that lives on the mainland. Soak up the beautiful scenery while learning more about New Zealand’s unique ecological history. Enjoy all the sights and sounds of Zealandia during the daytime with an experienced guide who will lead you on a two hour walking tour.
Meet your expert guide at the Visitors Centre ticket desk. The tour will begin with an introduction in the exhibition and viewing of a short film on the big screen, which describes the significance of the sanctuary and its ground-breaking conservation work. Venture out into the sanctuary to explore along a variety of tracks and trails. Your guide will inspire you along the way with stories about the sanctuary and its wildlife, immersing you in the ground-breaking conservation work happening at Zealandia. Their expert knowledge of the sanctuary will help you make the most out of your experience with New Zealand nature. You will also have the opportunity to see a wide range of native New Zealand birds. Witness the highly intelligent kākā (bush parrot), kakariki, tūī and bellbirds at feeding stations positioned along the sanctuary’s walkways. You may also see the critically endangered takahē, the busy tīeke (saddleback), the bright hihi, tuatara, and green gecko. There will also be plenty of opportunities to take photographs of these amazing avians as well as the surrounding, picturesque landscapes.
- Professional Tour Guide
- Entry/Admission - ZEALANDIA Sanctuary
What's not included
- Alcoholic beverages (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Get up-close to native wildlife
- Led by a local guide
- Fully narrated tour