Native Falcon (Karearea) Encounter

Brancott Estate Falcon Encounter - an opportunity to get up close with the rare native New Zealand Falcon (Karearea) in a unique demonstration including glove work with an advocacy bird and handler.


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Working in harmony with nature not only ensures the sustainability of our wine making, but also of the land and life upon it. We support the Marlborough Falcon Trust and their efforts to rehabilitate & breed for release back into the wild, the endangered New Zealand Falcon (Karearea). During the summer season three times a week* an advocacy Falcon demonstration is held at our vineyard arena, with flying and glove work - an opportunity to get up close, meet and learn about this special native raptor. (*weather dependant).

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Physical address

Native Falcon (Karearea) Encounter, 180 Brancott Road, Fairhall, Marlborough, Fairhall, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
5km to airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
12km to railway/coach station and I-site
Proximity to town:
12km to town

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $40.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
children under 12 years gold coin donation
Further pricing information:
Weather dependant as an outdoor activity. Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11am. Groups over 10+ can be by arrangement.

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