This wildlife sanctuary tour is an unmissable and unforgettable experience. A must do when you're in Wellington, a torchlight tour is your best opportunity to see kiwi, glowworms, tuatara and a host of other Indigenous wildlife in their natural habitat. It is an experience like no other!
This wildlife sanctuary only a few minutes drive from Wellington CBD is one of the best places to see rare and endangered New Zealand wildlife in their native environment. With the help of a specially-built predator-proof fence, you can see threatened species once again thriving in our the sanctuary.
Come to experience some of New Zealand’s most iconic residents, such as tuatara, New Zealand’s living dinosaur; kaka, our playful bush parrot; saddleback, hihi, bellbird and many more; come to learn the sanctuary's fascinating stories.
Tour start times vary throughout the year depending on sunset, below is a rough guide to the start times of the tours to be confirmed directly by the provider at the time of booking:
In the event of rain or inclement weather this experience will still go ahead.
Please wear warm clothing, sturdy footwear and bring a waterproof jacket. In the colder months, we recommend a warm hat.
No flash photography is allowed on the tour. Torches with red light filters are supplied.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.