West Coast Wildlife Centre - NZ Travel

West Coast Wildlife Centre

West Coast Wildlife Centre

The West Coast Wildlife Centre is the official home of the incubation and captive rearing programme for New Zealand's rarest Kiwi - the Rowi, which is only found around the town of Franz Josef in the Okarito Forest.   The facility provides the unique opportunity to come face to face with the Rowi, in a natural walk-through setting.  It also brings to life stories and tales of the history surrounding gold-mining and hunting on the West Coast, through to the evolution of the famous Franz Josef Glacier itself.

Location: Corner Cron and Cowan Street, Franz Josef.

  

Operating Hours: Open 365 days of the year from 9.00am.

 

Food and Beverage: Cafe and Bakery on site.

 

Child Ages: 5 to 15 years.

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Available Activities:
All Day Unlimited Pass

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This all day pass allows you to see New Zealand’s rarest Kiwi, plus a kid's interactive tour, West Coast wildlife movies, glacier experience and fascinating story telling.

Minimum Numbers: No minimum numbers

Maximum Numbers: No maximum numbers

Family Pass Available: 2 adults and up to 4 children aged between 5 to 15 years.


All Day Unlimited Pass & Kiwi Backstage Pass

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This all day pass allows you to see New Zealand’s rarest Kiwi, plus a kid's interactive tour, West Coast wildlife movies, glacier experience and fascinating story telling. With the Kiwi Backstage Pass, you'll see the famous Kiwi up close and personal. Meet our wildlife ranger for your exclusive and personal “behind the scenes tour” to see the world’s rarest Kiwi breeding and incubation programme.

Minimum Numbers: No minimum numbers

Maximum Numbers: No maximum numbers

Family Pass Available: 2 adults and up to 4 children aged between 5 to 15 years.


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