Fodor's Expert Review West Coast Wildlife Centre

Westland/Tai Poutini National Park Fodor's Choice

Here you can see firsthand the Department of Conservation's successful breeding program of the rare kiwi species, the rowi. You can see a few rowi in the Nocturnal House, but by far the best option is to witness the incubation and rearing program in the Kiwi Backstage Tour. If your timing is lucky, perhaps you’ll see a hatching chick. Other displays here include the West Coast storytelling hut, where you can learn from the "old-timers" and undertake a quite lifelike glacial exploration.

Fodor's Choice Family Wildlife Refuge

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At Cron and Cowan Sts.
Franz Josef, West Coast  7856, New Zealand


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Rate Includes: From NZ$34

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