An interpretive tour of our working conservation reserve. See and learn about native wildlife, flora and conservation in New Zealand. Highlights include plentiful native bird species, New Zealand fur seals, nesting blue penguins, beautiful native forest, regenerating wetlands and a visit to our rehabilitation facility for penguins.
Our penguin tours begin with a short introduction outlining the issues Yellow-eyed Penguins are facing, their lifecycle and how the Penguin Place Conservation project is carried out. Followed by a short bus trip over the farm. In the reserve, your guide will lead you on foot through a unique system of covered trenches and into a series of viewing hides. These hides allow access to the penguin's living areas with minimal disturbance letting you to view the most endangered penguin in the world.
Adult - $54
Child - $16
Family Pass - $120 (2 Adults and up to 3 children)
Under 5 free
All participants need to be comfortable on their feet as we cover about 1 kilometre of walking and there are 100 stairs involved.
Viewing of wildlife can change from day to day, please do not hesitate to contact us for an up to date information on what is likely to be seen in our reserve.
By joining one of our tours you are helping the survival of this endangered species!