Christchurch Airport Bird Watching and Sanctuaries
Christchurch Airport—gateway to the 'Garden City'—is located 12 kilometres to the northwest of Christchurch's city centre. It is the main airport servicing Christchurch. There are many unique and and fantastic bird species living in and around Christchurch Airport. From exotic to native birds, including some that live nowhere else on earth, there is something for every bird lover. Visit a bird sanctuary or join a bird watching trip and observe many fantastic bird species in their natural habitat. more
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Mobile-friendly - Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Meet New Zealand's Big 5 with Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Listen to the kiwi as it forages by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily.
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