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Seal Coast Safari

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64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 732 527
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Amazing Adventure, Fantastic time to be had

Want to see what lies beyond Wellington (just over those hills), farmland and a rugged unforgiving... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Canberra, Australia
Well worth the time and price

This fun-filled 4WD takes you just a few minutes over the hills from downtown Wellington, but into... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Wellington, New Zealand
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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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bumpy ride” (10 reviews)
“off road” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 732 527
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Want to see what lies beyond Wellington (just over those hills), farmland and a rugged unforgiving coastline I wonderful and enjoyable short few hours, a big thank you Kent, your commentary and stories were fascinating and most enjoyable. I was lucky to see and experience...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This fun-filled 4WD takes you just a few minutes over the hills from downtown Wellington, but into a completely new world. It shows you the nature-filled NZ . Oodles of seals up close, wild coastline, hillside farming, and knowledgable and entertaining commentary by Kent.

1  Thank Ripoata
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We travelled with Kent, our very skilled and knowledgeable driver who took us to some breathtaking scenery not far from Brooklyn - lots of bays, slumbering seals, ocean views and a few jawdropping moments on the road tracks! While it was a blustery day it...More

1  Thank JaneK197
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We undertook this amazing tour from our Cruise ship while in port of Wellington. Kent Clark, was our tour guide and actually owns the business, was brilliant. We travelled through the City and Suburbs in a 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser - 8 seater, before heading...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Had a great time. Kent, our host, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. A unique way to see some breathtaking scenery. The seals were pretty cool, too! Book a trip - you be glad you did.

1  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had booked this from a Grab One voucher as a treat for both my mother-in-law and my 3 year old daughter, both of whom love seals. We had a fabulous day for it. Our driver Jarod took us up to the Brooklyn Turnbine, where we...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

A 3-4 hour trip by 4WD to the rugged south coast of Wellington which is inaccessible by car. The advertising targets the fur seals that winter here, but for me the views of the rugged countryside and the imposing views of Wellington, Cook Strait, and...More

2  Thank BillNZL
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Back of a Toyota Land Cruiser just like my childhood back of the pickup days. Over seemingly treacherous crossings to isolated beaches on the coast. After passing thru pastures and over the hilltop. Of course, the highlight were the sea lions that were close enough...More

1  Thank RAPJJP
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Highly recommend this tour and the pleasant, informative guide, Kent. Minutes from town we were driving high above the city, through wilderness, and then down to the sea shore, driving along narrow track and beach. Incredible to see so many seals relaxing on the rocks....More

1  Thank patricia s
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Hard to believe that so close to Wellington we were amongst wilderness and an amazing journey over rocks and sand and isolated houses built right on the sand. The seals were a delight and you can see them up close. They were sun baking happily...More

1  Thank Marie326245
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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 ElyseMcM | 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