Pricing and Conditions

Adult $10.00
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor rating Based on 102 reviews

About

Our interactive experience is full of fascinating and immersive exhibits complete with its own theatre. All visitors to the Gateway Experience have access to the Curio Guide, a mobile guide that offers further interactive content to support your exploration of the outside environment. Curio Bay's 170 million year old Petrified forest is recognised as one of the best examples of Jurassic Fossil Forest in the world. The Living Forest is a direct descedent of the Petrified Forest and thought to be the only place in the world where a direct descendent lies so close to its petrified counterpart.

After visiting these amazing sites call in at our cafe/restuarant and purchase some merchandise, or book a camping spot in our natural flax areas.

Opening times

Business hours:
We are currently operating Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 5.00pm. The restaurant is open, but bookings are required.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Location

590 Waikawa-Curio Bay Road, The Catlins, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Our nearest airport is an hour away at Invercargill
decisions Proximity to town:
We are located at Curio Bay, which is a remote area in the Catlins

Looking for deals

TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor rating Based on 102 reviews

The content on this page was created by Curioscape

This website helps visitors connect with providers of great New Zealand tourism experiences. It is not intended to give any assurance that any particular provider meets certain quality standards or legal obligations. Please contact this business for more information. See also: newzealand.com terms of use.