I found this place through a complimentary bus ride at the top of the cable car. This is a good place to visit if you like nature and are keen on seeing local Flora and Fauna. Some of the climbs are a little steep but...More
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What a wonderful place and so close to Wellington. Love that they are trying to create an eco sanctuary of just native wild life and keep out all animals introduced by Europeans. They appear to be very successful as the wildlife seem to be thriving....More
Although not well advertised, we were very pleased to visit Zealandia and understand what NZ was about before man arrived. The staff were very informative and we enjoyed a great walk around the perimiter.
This was the most wonderful tour and I can not rave about it enough. We were guided through the sanctuary by a very knowledgeable staff who pointed out numerous birds and plant species and explained about the ecology and history of the area. The land...More
If you care about conservation, love nature or just want some time out of the city, then this can tick all your boxes. Combine world class conservation which has brought rare birds to the outskirts of the capital city with great views and a really...More
Visited on a weekend with 2 kids (13 and 9) on recommendation of a local. Enjoyed it so much the children insisted on going back the next day. Just a wonderful outdoor experience, lots of options for walking trails and seeing amazing birdlife, in particular...More
Zealandia is accessible either by car or by bus from the City Centre Zealandia have two main parts. First, the Old Karori Dam, which now is not operated any longer. The dam was built in 1846 in order to create freshwater reservoir for Wellington City,...More
Went to this place purely by chance and so glad I did - need to do a lot of walking but saw so many birds but no KIWIS. Lots of places to stop for a rest and picnic areas abound. Beautiful scenery. I would visit...More
Although I thought an extra $37.00 for the guided tour was excessive, I am glad I paid it because I saw so much more than I would have noticed if I had walked the same path alone - and it lasted 2.5 hours. The entry...More
The outside area was beautiful. The wedding took place outside. The venue was perfect for an outdoor wedding. We had a beautiful day was actually too hot. The reception was inside. Venue was quite nice but I felt could be nicer. Was plenty of room....More