Christchurch Airport Natural Wildlife
Christchurch has a range of natural wildlife and indigenous birds, insects, animals and plants, many of which are not found anywhere else in the world. The best known indigenous creature in New Zealand is the kiwi, a flightless, noctural bird.
Experience the natural wildlife of New Zealand up close with a natural wildlife experience in Christchurch Airport. See endangered species, unique birds, animals and plants and current conservation projects aimed at preserving our wildlife.
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Located at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Ko Tāne is the South Island’s only Māori cultural experience and hāngī dinner. Includes a pōwhiri (traditional Māori welcome), an interactive village experience and a 45-minute kapahaka performance with an optional hāngī meal and/or kiwi tour. Performances at 5.30pm with bookings essential. Phone 359 6226 for availability or click below to make your booking.
Mobile-friendly - The best place to go in Christchurch is Antarctica. At the Antarctic Centre you'll have the chance to make friends with cool huskies and cute penguins, ride the mighty Hagglund, experience snow, ice and a real Antarctic storm up close, learn all about the icy continent and much, much more.
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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