Waikanae Estuary Bird Tours

More species of coastal and aquatic birds visit Waikanae Estuary scientific reserve than any other site in the Wellington district.


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63 specialised birds visit the Waikanae estuary scientific reserve at times, many of which can be seen in their natural habitat.

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Stroll along the sand spit/river bank enjoying the magnificent scenery and the current variety of water fowl which may include caspian terns, royal spoonbills, shags, dabchicks, scaup, herons, shovelers, pukeko and many more species of birds that inhabit this wonderful area.

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Physical address

Waikanae Estuary Bird Tours, 160 Weggery Drive, Waikanae Beach, Wellington, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $25.00

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