Close Encounters Tour - Behind the Scenes with NZ Native Creatures

Meet some amazing New Zealand creatures up close with Ecoworld. Touch a rare living fossil (Tuatara). Get close to rescued Little Blue Penguin.


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Have fun discovering amazing creatures that live in the Marlborough Sounds New Zealand. See this family friendly conservation in action.

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EcoWorld’s knowledgeable staff share with you outstanding, intimate animal experiences. You discover, getting up close with some of the amazing animals that live in our beautiful Marlborough Sounds.

All our animals have been rescued by us, donated to us or bred by us.



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Physical address

Close Encounters Tour - Behind the Scenes with NZ Native Creatures, Office @ EcoWorld Aquarium, Picton Wharf, Picton Foreshore, Picton, Marlborough, 7220, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $39.00
(14 year(s) and under)

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