ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

ZEALANDIA is an immersive venture into New Zealand’s wildlife. Located in central Wellington, the ecosanctuary is home to some of the world’s most extraordinary animals.


$19.50 - $22.00
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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.

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Physical address

Waiapu Road, Wellington Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $19.50 - $22.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
FREE shuttle from City & Cable Car. Family & other discounts available.
Further pricing information:
Entry is free for under 5s. Entry is free if you have purchased a guided tour ticket.

Facilities and Features

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

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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

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES NO
German NO YES

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