If you want to get to know New Zealand, its birds and its nature without leaving the city this is the place to go - it will connect you with nature as well as giving you the option of getting a coffee when you finish exploring the eco-sanctuary - Andre and I love this place - highly recommended
ZEALANDIA is the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, with an extraordinary 500-year vision to restore a Wellington valley’s forest and freshwater ecosystems as closely as possible to their pre-human state. The 225 hectare ecosanctuary is a groundbreaking conservation project that has…
Experience New Zealand's unique native bush and birdlife in this predator-free ecosanctuary. Beautiful walks, hikes, a cafe and an information centre. Zealandia also have night visits if you'd like to see some Kiwis!
A great place for a lovely walk and a chance to see a variety of wildlife you will only see here in NZ
Wildlife sanctuary in a beautiful valley. Great opportunity to see some of the native New Zealand birdlife.
“Learn how the movie magic is made in Wellington, props, digital effects, Hobbit, LOTR, King Kong and Avatar, just to name a few classics.”
“The Wellington Botanic Garden in Wellington, New Zealand, covers 25 hectares of land on the side of the hill between Thorndon and Kelburn, near central Wellington. The garden features 25 hectares of protected native forest, conifers, plant collections and seasonal displays. ”
“Take the unique journey up to the botanical gardens for spectacular views of the city.”
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“Take in the gorgeous views from the top of Mount Victoria then walk through the Green Belt (forest) into the city”
“Modern interactive museum with many interesting exhibits of NZ wildlife, history, art and culture, as well as Pacific displays and International art exhibitions. Free entry but pay for art gallery exhibitions and some activities. ”