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Seal Coast Safari

#4 of 62 Outdoor Activities in Wellington Features Animals
64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 274 534 880
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Kent,our guide is amazing! Would have loved front row co-pilot seat but there were others who... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chan J
via mobile
A real treat

We only had a few days in Wellington and Seal Coast Safari wasn't something we had planned on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
staci s
Winter Garden, Florida
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Just minutes from the city lies nature's playground! Travel through private land and see wild animals, snow-capped mountains of the South, and stunning views of Wellington. Observe New Zealand Fur Seals in their natural habitat and the Leaning Lighthouse. Listen to stories and relax as you journey around bays and past the world-renowned Red Rocks. Seal Coast Safari has been providing guests with exclusive access to the best scenery in Wellington for over 17 years.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bumpy ride” (10 reviews)
“off road” (11 reviews)
“fur seals” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 274 534 880
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kent,our guide is amazing! Would have loved front row co-pilot seat but there were others who required it more. Amazing adventure,coastal drive! If you can withstand bumps, it is def worth the view & seals! Thanks kent!

Thank Chan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had a few days in Wellington and Seal Coast Safari wasn't something we had planned on doing. I had see an advertisement before we left the US and it seem like something I would like. Well I was wrong because, I LOVED it....More

Thank staci s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great afternoon on this tour. Kicking off with a nice ride in the tour guide's 4WD with magnificent views of the city. Make sure to go on a clear day - we could even see South Island from the top of the...More

Thank Nickie Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour takes you to a very interesting and rugged coastline, very close to Wellington and yet, off the beaten track. Seeing seals in the wild is an added bonus.

Thank BerndtRO
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The trip is in a Landrover which can hold 9 passengers so can go places the bigger coaches can't. Kent, our driver was very knowledgeable and gave an almost non stop commentary pointing out things all around us. Part of the trip is on private...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

An amazing tour enjoyed the whole experience. Would recommend as a must do. Ruggered country rugged beach but the seal views were fantastic so close.

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The best tour we have ever taken. The scenery, animals and Kent our driver were spectacular. It was a safari and so the transport was as expected and Kent's driving was fun.

Thank Zancona
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Quite far from downtown Wellington but worth the trouble. The road is risky but the views magnificent. We really enjoyed standing in the black rocky beach, with its superb giant waves and the amicable furry sea lions

Thank gatototo
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My parents and I took this 3-hour half-day trip with 'Seal Coast Safari'. We had a really wonderful time and saw the breathtaking scenery in Wellington South Coast. Kent is very friendly and knowledgeable. He took us to the Red Rocks Reserve, Seal Colony, Private...More

Thank BrandyZhao
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great excursions and worth the money. Expert drivers that know their way around the rough terrain. Lots of fun, the views were spectacular. We were able to stop to take photos and take it all in. Having coffee/tea and muffins on the rustic shore was...More

Thank Nicole P
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ned m
24 February 2017|
Response from Elyse M | Property representative |
You till need the contact on board excursion agent, thank you!
ned m
24 February 2017|
Response from SealCoastSafari | Property representative |
Hi there You will need to book with your on board excursion agents, Wellington is looking lovely today so see you out there!
2 April 2016|
Response from Nicole P | Reviewed this property |
It is not a sand beach, very rocky with big waves. Stops allow enough time to take photos and walk around. You cannot touch or get to close to seals without risk. There are safety rules. I would not recommend climbing... More