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Wellington experience planner

Plan your Wellington experience by exploring our recommendations, or create your own unique experience from scratch.

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1 day | $

Zealandia is a great place for pre-schoolers to explore: rain or shine. The sanctuary valley is teeming with native birds and wildlife – you might be able to see kākā play with their food, spot tūī, tīeke and kākāriki, and maybe even get up close to some takahē and meet Tane the Tuatara!

Zealandia’s enthusiastic educators can create a programme to suit your group’s needs (charges apply) – and you’ll be able to explore outside, or in the family-friendly visitor centre.

Once you've discovered Wellington's land-loving animals, head to the Island Bay to discover our sea-dwelling creatures at the Marine Education Centre. 

If they need a little break to run around in-between or after, check out our list of Top 10 Playgrounds.

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