The West Coast Wildlife Centre is an all weather visitor attraction located in Franz Josef, presenting rare Kiwi in an authentic environment.
The West Coast Wildlife Centre is an all weather visitor attraction located in Franz Josef.
The centre is the sole provider of the BNZ Operation Nest Egg TM incubation and captive rearing programme for the Rowi and Haast tokoeka, New Zealand's rarest Kiwi.
The forest and bush around the West Coast is dense and virtually completely untouched and the undergrowth is home to incredible wildlife, - much of which is rarely seen as it is often only active at night.
The superb quality nature films and interactives at the West Coast Wildlife Centre bring you the very special opportunity to view Juvenile Rowi - our rarest kiwi - in a natural walk through Nocturnal House setting with this fabulous wildlife New Zealand tour.
The West Coast Wildlife Centre is one of the largest Kiwi Captive Rearing facilities in New Zealand and since opening in 2010 has successfully raised and released 180 Kiwi Chicks.
The Centre also brings to life the yarns and tales of the people of the West Coast; who mined, hunted, struggled and lived in this breathtaking but harsh environment.
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Thanks for the 5 star review and delighted that you enjoyed your visit !
Thanks Ruth for the 5 Star review and thank you for taking the time to visit us in Franz Josef.
Thanks Amanda - and appreciate you making the time to visit us in Franz Josef. Our customers often comment on the exceptional kiwi viewing experience as it can be incredibly challenging to see kiwi around NZ. Appreciate you visiting and helping us to bring the worlds rarest kiwi back from the edge of extinction - in partnership with DOC of course !
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