Pricing and Conditions

Adult $24.00
(16 year(s) and under)
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FREE shuttle from City & Cable Car. Family & other discounts available.

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Entry is free for under 5s. Entry is free if you have purchased a guided tour ticket.

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Imagine a lush forest full of rare native animals. Discover ZEALANDIA – an ecosanctuary home to over 40 rare native species. Explore the outdoors on your own or with an expert guide who will show you the best places to spot wildlife like kākāriki, tuatara and takahē. Relax at Rata café with delicious food made from sustainably sourced ingredients and admire the views over the lake.

Visit the valley after dark on a ZEALANDIA By Night tour and search for thousands of glow worms and over 150 kiwi by night. Experience this world-renowned conservation success that lies only minutes from Wellington’s CBD. As a not-for-profit, your visit helps us ensure the future flourishing of New Zealand’s native wildlife.

Opening times

Business hours:
10am - 5pm. Open every day except Christmas Day. For longer summer hours see our website.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


Waiapu Road, Wellington Central, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
15 - 20 minutes drive to Wellington International Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Less than 10 minutes ride.
decisions Proximity to town:
Less than 10 minutes drive to central Wellington.

Language support

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Chinese (Simplified) YES NO
German NO YES

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