We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Amazing experience!”
Review of Seal Coast Safari

Seal Coast Safari
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
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 a big plus! We loved every minute of the outing. Highly recommend.

Sitting in the back is not the most comfortable my husband is 6'1", not much room for legs. I was lucky enough to sit up front with the driver :-)

Thank Nicole P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (207)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

18 - 22 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I wasn't sure about the cost for this tour when I booked it. It was worth every penny! As someone traveling abroad I didn't want to miss out on an opportunity I may never get again. The drivers were awesome, the views were spectacular, and the information was rich. The driver was kind and answered all of our questions in detail, and often added fun facts and tidbits.

Thank BoilerUp11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The bumps were well worth it and fun. Kent was very experienced driving in this terrain and was more than happy to chat and point out things. The seals were a delight along with everything else we saw. The muffins were pretty good too. The truck wasn't the most comfy and your knees are up to your chin on the seats either side. Glad ours wasn't full. Well recommended nonetheless.

Thank MimiA165
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

While in Wellington, do not miss the excitement of a ride on the wild coast with Kent and his 4 wheels truck! Very experienced and knowledgeable driver, Kent takes you up to Tongue Point seal colony through spectacular scenic roads. Treat yourself with the thrilling feeling you are at the end of the world, alone with the lion seals and.... the delicious muffins that Kent prepared for you...
This tour is a must!

1  Thank veronique A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A superb afternoon on a glorious Wellington day visiting areas most people would not have access to. Kent our driver was very knowledgeable and shared with us a lot of local history. I highly recommend this trip not only for tourists but for locals like us.

1  Thank rastrahl2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Seal Coast Safari also viewed

Wellington, Greater Wellington
Wellington, Greater Wellington
 
Wellington, Greater Wellington
Wellington, Greater Wellington
 

Been to Seal Coast Safari? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing