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Really interesting. Glad we went

A bit of a drive from Palmerston North (approx 45 min) we called in to see the eel feeding and the... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile

Stopped in on our way back from Wellington. Didn't do the steep walk, just the gentle stroll to... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
Hastings, New Zealand
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18 Jan 2018
“Really interesting. Glad we went”
7 Jan 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

A bit of a drive from Palmerston North (approx 45 min) we called in to see the eel feeding and the white Kiwi. Both were great with rangers giving some great informative and engaging talks. Lovely bush walks (although we didn't want to take the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to seeing this place but felt it was a total rip off. Cost $20 each but saw very little. We had quite a wait for a glimpse of a Kiwi being fed but were hassled along in a line as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place this is. A lovely place to spend a few hours either hiking round the trails or looking at the beautiful selection of wildlife especially birds that they have in captivity. Take in all the talks they do on the wildlife as...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank cujimeScotland
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stopped in on our way back from Wellington. Didn't do the steep walk, just the gentle stroll to the eels and kiwi house. Very interesting talk and feeding at the eels, and the white kiwi was stunning.... Beautiful bush walk, nice cafe and little gift...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Chesterpie
Reviewed 3 October 2014

We stopped on our way down to Wellington and decided to stretch our legs. even though the day was not the warmest it was a pleasant walk enjoying the birds and native bush. They doing lots to bring back a range of endangered bird life...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank whowesit
Reviewed 23 January 2012

its a tough climb but worth it at the end. you now have to pay to go into mount bruce before you can do the walk but still amazing

1  Thank ekebabe
Reviewed 1 January 2012

If you like like walking in a very rural location a good place to start.

Thank mckenndk
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