Use your all-day admission ticket to Staglands Wildlife Reserve located in the Akatarawa Valley near Wellington and enjoy the unique and exciting opportunity to connect with nature and feed and freely interact with native New Zealand wildlife in a beautiful, natural environment. At Staglands visitors can feed and freely interact with wildlife in beautiful surroundings. Enjoy the walk-through aviaries full of brilliantly colored, twittering birds. Meet free roaming kune kune piglets and delight in their company. Cuddle up to gorgeous guinea pigs and rabbits at The Stables. Watch the rainbow and brown trout fighting over their dinner in The Trout & Eel Pool. Get up close and personal with enchanting fallow deer in The Deer Park. Discover the magical world of The Secret Garden. Experience the nooks and crannies of The Old Bush Settlement - a nostalgic recreation of an abandoned settlement.
Visit: Staglands Wildlife Reserve, Wellington, Greater Wellington, North IslandA unique expression of New Zealand, Staglands Wildlife Reserve features a variety of streams, ponds, hills and gullies which have been created and developed over the past 40 years. Located in the picturesque Akatarawa Valley in Upper Hutt near Wellington, Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe offers the opportunity for people of all ages to discover the wonders of the natural world in a safe and fun environment and is a ‘must see’ attraction for tourists visiting the Wellington region.Join the free lunchtime feed tour which runs daily at 12:45pm and enjoy an extra special encounter with native birds and eels. Get off the beaten track with the free off-road tractor-trailer rides that include an exhilarating river crossing. These run on weekends, school holidays & public holidays between 11:30am and 3:30pm (circumstances allowing).Pack a picnic and your togs and make a day of it (there are complimentary barbeques and delicious swimming holes to enjoy). Alternatively, savor the delicious food, beverages and sweet treats available in the on-site cafe housed in a stunning handcrafted log building.