Wildlife - Feathered Friends

Nature walks, wildlife, experience what we have to offer

Kiwi, Takehe, Weka, Royal Spoonbill…the Nature Coast near Wellington has some remarkable opportunities to get up-close with many of New Zealand's most precious feathered friends. Whether going on a Kiwi spotting adventure on Kapiti Island, or spotting a Royal Spoonbill at a protected nature reserve, the bird watching experiences on the Nature Coast will be something you'll take with you long after you leave.

Choose one of the tours below, and then take a walk along Wharemauku Stream (Raumati Beach) if you're in Kapiti, or Manawatu Estuary (Foxton Beach) if you're in Horowhenua.

Kapiti Island Nature Tours (Kapiti Island)

Nga Manu (Waikanae)

Waikanae Bird Tours (Waikanae Estuary)

Owlcatraz (Shannon)

Parrot Ranch (Levin)

Contact i-SITE for more details including bus, train, and tide timetables; or the latest in other activities and events.

i-SITE Visitor Information Centres are located at: Paraparaumu, Otaki and Levin

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