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Zealandia Twilight Ecosanctuary Tour

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Join a twilight tour to see Zealandia at dusk for 2.5-hours and enjoy a memorable experience in Wellington.


  • Enjoy a twilight tour of Zealandia with an experienced guide
  • See rare native New Zealand animals in their natural habitat
  • Marvel at a state-of-the-art interactive facility


Experience Zealandia as it transforms from daylight to twilight during this special guided experience. The fully-fenced, urban eco-sanctuary is located 10-minutes from Wellington central business district.   Begin your tour with the highlights of Zealandia's interactive exhibition. Your guide will then lead you through the sanctuary valley. See birds returning to the sanctuary to settle into their nests and marvel at the sight of the evening sky and hear the changing sounds of birds from day to night.  Encounter unique species such as wētā, takahē, tuatara and more. You may even experience the first sounds of the nocturnal birds, such as kiwi and ruru (morepork) as they wake.


Entry ticket Guided twilight tour

Important Information

  • This activity is available seasonally in the summer months and start times vary depending on sunset Private return taxis can be arranged (from Wellington CBD hotels only) for a minimum of 2 people, please select this option when booking Dress to the conditions with comfortable walking shoes, warm clothing and a waterproof layer just in case If you have any mobility or accessibility requirements, please advise the local operator when booking and inform your guide if you have any medical conditions that you would like them to be aware of (e.g. asthma) Minimum age for this tour is 5 years old

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