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Zealandia Sanctuary Tour with Lunch and Wine or Beer

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  • Enjoy lunch with a glass of New Zealand wine or local craft beer at Zealandia's Rata Cafe
  • Fully guided tour of Wellington's iconic Zealandia sanctuary
  • Soak up the beautiful scenery while learning more about New Zealand’s unique ecological history

Explore this iconic wildlife sanctuary with an expert guide to take you through the sanctuary valley. Relax for a seasonal, sanctuary-inspired lunch at the onsite Rata Cafe with a glass of wine or beer and soak in the calmness of this impressive sanctuary.

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This experience is exclusive to RedBalloon

What's Included?

  • Two hour guided tour of Zealandia
  • Scenic boat ride (weather permitting)
  • One main meal, one soft drink or espresso coffee and one glass of New Zealand wine or local craft beer per person
  • Visitor map and souvenir brochure
  • Exhibition and sanctuary entrance
  • General admission for the rest of the day to further explore Zealandia

Explore Wellington's iconic Zealandia sanctuary on a fully guided morning tour before relaxing over a scrumptious lunch at the onsite Rata Cafe.

Meet your guide at the Visitors Centre for your two hour guided tour through the picturesque eco-sanctuary. Learn about the abundance of birds, reptiles and plant species all whilst soaking up the calmness in the air. Your tour will include a short film, showcasing the sanctuary and it's groundbreaking conservation efforts.

At the end of your tour, head to Rata Cafe for a delicious seasonal lunch overlooking the sanctuary. This includes one main meal, a soft drink or espresso, and a glass of New Zealand wine or a local craft beer per person.

Once you've been wined and dined, you are able to explore the sanctuary further at your own pace.

Session Length

  • Tours commence at 10am, please check in by 9.45am
  • The tour is for approximately two hours
  • Available May - October only
  • Date and time of visit to be re-confirmed with Zealandia to secure your table for lunch


Participants must be 18 years of age or older to consume alcohol.


  • A moderate level of fitness is required


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

Numbers on the Day

There is a maximum of 10 people per group.

Dress Code

Please wear comfortable, sensible footwear.

This experience takes place in Karori, Wellington.