The National Kiwi Centre - Entry

Get up close and interactive with living icons of the West Coast at The National Kiwi Centre in Hokitika!

Highlights

  • Meet New Zealand's national icons
  • See live kiwi
  • Catch and release a crayfish!
  • Feed our giant eels
  • See our team feed the North Island Brwn kiwi

Meet our live kiwi, tuatara, giant long fin eels, crayfish, endemic fish, tropical fish, frogs, turtles and much more on this family friendly adventure.

Enjoy interesting commentary as our wildlife experts feed the endangered North Island Brown Kiwi.

Experience for yourself what its like to feed our gigantic longfin eels and try your skills at catching and releasing freshwater crayfish in our indoor lake area.

The National Kiwi Centre is situated in the heart of Hokitika in an undercover facility where you can meet the incredible wildlife in our specially designed nocturnal house that replicates their natural environment.

A fun filled and informative activity the whole family will enjoy.

Adult $27.50
Child $15.00 (5 to 16 Years)

What's included

  • Entry to the National Kiwi Centre
  • Eel and kiwi feedings

Location

  • 64 Tancred Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand

Restrictions

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Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Thank you for booking. Please retain your voucher.

Available Bookings from April 19 to April 25

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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clairem2 from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

Underrated treasure

Wonderful staff, amazing facility in the heart of Hokitika. Excellent value for money, our family loved it.

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Jessie Ann from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

TheKiwiCentre

such a great place for the West Coast!!

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Andrew Osborn from New Zealand wrote on 08 April 2021

West coast road trip

Very good tour, eel feeding and kiwi feeding a must to see

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annef1 from New Zealand wrote on 07 April 2021

Infirmative

Learnt a lot very interesting

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Pamela Beckingsale from New Zealand wrote on 23 March 2021

Fantastic.

Great place, we think worth a visit. The Kiwi are so funny , we got to see them up so close playing their high jinks. Then to top it off we got to watch and here them call right in front of us. Wonderful experience.

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