Staglands Wildlife Reserve, Wellington

4.7
#2 of 15 in Wildlife in Wellington
An alternative to conventional zoo experiences, Staglands Wildlife Reserve offers visitors the exciting opportunity to connect with nature in a beautiful, natural environment. Feed and freely interact with wildlife in this very special place--the product of one man’s passion and vision to experience nature at its best. The 10 hectare (24 acre) reserve features picturesque hills, streams, valleys, and ponds, developed carefully over the last 40 years. Walk through aviaries filled with twittering birds, feed cuddly kunekune piglets, discover the hardships of early settlers at a recreated frontier town, or enjoy a picnic surrounded by New Zealand's lush natural scenery. Located inside a traditional log building, the reserve cafe features outdoor seating areas and serves light meals and beverages. Plan to see Staglands Wildlife Reserve and other attractions that appeal to you using our Wellington trip itinerary planner. Plan your Staglands Wildlife Reserve visit and explore what else you can see and do in Wellington using our Wellington tour itinerary planning site .
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  • We recently went along to the Staglands' family day. It was absolutely wonderful. Our seven-year-old daughter loved being able to get so close to the animals - being able to brush the horses and pat t...  more »
  • We went in the school holidays with 4 teens and 2 school kids. They all enjoyed the day. We took a picnic and ordered hot chips at the cafe after walking and riding around the park. Highlight was walk...  more »
  • A round forty of us organised a bus trip. A quite long - and very hairy - drive along a narrow, winding (and very scenic) road, and we arrived at this fabulous place. Crammed with interesting things t...  more »
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