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“must do to see kiwis”

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
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US$20.04*
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Willowbank Wildlife Reserve Day Entry
Ranked #13 of 260 things to do in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: See Kiwi in a natural environment - there is no glass! Get close to Kea, Tuatara and other native icons. Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is also home to introduced and exotic breeds. Make your own way around the park and animals will eat right out of your hand. Willowbank is open from 9.30Am daily - kiwis are able to be viewed from 10.30am until close.
Reviewed 16 November 2017

very well maintained wildlife reserve with a lot of different animals. lots of new zealand birds though out the reserve from kea, tui but the most remarkable of all is the kiwi. this is the best place to see a kiwi in new eland i been to a lot of other attractions while i was in new zealand and this was the only place i actually got to see one.

Thank James C
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"kiwi house"
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"feed the animals"
in 29 reviews
"nocturnal house"
in 23 reviews
"kiwi tour"
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"animal food"
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"donkey rides"
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"new zealand"
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"kiwi bird"
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"kiwi encounter"
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"eel feeding"
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"willow bank"
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"animals including"
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"kea enclosure"
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"ko tane"
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"maori experience"
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"native nz"
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"their natural habitat"
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Llamas with perms. Llamas with meth mouth. Lemurs doing yoga in the sun.
Something for everyone! Don’t miss it. Spectacular kiwi experience.

Thank unclesheepskin
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This Christchurch attraction is okay, but won't knock you out. The primary attraction is a show about Maori culture featuring highly talented, energetic, and engaging performers. Still, animals (mostly imported, as New Zealand has no native mammals) and birds are always fun to see.

Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Well maintained wildlife reserve. You get to see Kiwis right at the end but there are extraordinary birds shown along the reserve. A great adventure!

Thank Anahita A
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a fabulous place for families of young children. Its a hands on type of place where the little ones can touch and feed the animals.

Thank Ainslie M
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