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Seal Coast Safari

#4 of 62 Outdoor Activities in Wellington Features Animals
64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 274 534 880
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Wonderful treat

The trip is in a Landrover which can hold 9 passengers so can go places the bigger coaches can't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandra F
Hampshire, Uk

An amazing tour enjoyed the whole experience. Would recommend as a must do. Ruggered country... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara D
via mobile
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Just minutes from the city lies nature's playground! Travel through private land and see wild animals, snow-capped mountains of the South, and stunning views of Wellington. Observe New Zealand Fur Seals in their natural habitat and the Leaning Lighthouse. Listen to stories and relax as you journey around bays and past the world-renowned Red Rocks. Seal Coast Safari has been providing guests with exclusive access to the best scenery in Wellington for over 17 years.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bumpy ride” (10 reviews)
“off road” (11 reviews)
“fur seals” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 274 534 880
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip is in a Landrover which can hold 9 passengers so can go places the bigger coaches can't. Kent, our driver was very knowledgeable and gave an almost non stop commentary pointing out things all around us. Part of the trip is on private...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing tour enjoyed the whole experience. Would recommend as a must do. Ruggered country rugged beach but the seal views were fantastic so close.

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best tour we have ever taken. The scenery, animals and Kent our driver were spectacular. It was a safari and so the transport was as expected and Kent's driving was fun.

Thank Zancona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite far from downtown Wellington but worth the trouble. The road is risky but the views magnificent. We really enjoyed standing in the black rocky beach, with its superb giant waves and the amicable furry sea lions

Thank gatototo
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My parents and I took this 3-hour half-day trip with 'Seal Coast Safari'. We had a really wonderful time and saw the breathtaking scenery in Wellington South Coast. Kent is very friendly and knowledgeable. He took us to the Red Rocks Reserve, Seal Colony, Private...More

Thank BrandyZhao
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Great excursions and worth the money. Expert drivers that know their way around the rough terrain. Lots of fun, the views were spectacular. We were able to stop to take photos and take it all in. Having coffee/tea and muffins on the rustic shore was...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I wasn't sure about the cost for this tour when I booked it. It was worth every penny! As someone traveling abroad I didn't want to miss out on an opportunity I may never get again. The drivers were awesome, the views were spectacular, and...More

Thank BoilerUp11
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The bumps were well worth it and fun. Kent was very experienced driving in this terrain and was more than happy to chat and point out things. The seals were a delight along with everything else we saw. The muffins were pretty good too. The...More

Thank MimiA165
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

While in Wellington, do not miss the excitement of a ride on the wild coast with Kent and his 4 wheels truck! Very experienced and knowledgeable driver, Kent takes you up to Tongue Point seal colony through spectacular scenic roads. Treat yourself with the thrilling...More

1  Thank veronique A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A superb afternoon on a glorious Wellington day visiting areas most people would not have access to. Kent our driver was very knowledgeable and shared with us a lot of local history. I highly recommend this trip not only for tourists but for locals like...More

1  Thank rastrahl2017
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ned m
24 February 2017|
Response from Elyse M | Property representative |
You till need the contact on board excursion agent, thank you!
ned m
24 February 2017|
Response from SealCoastSafari | Property representative |
Hi there You will need to book with your on board excursion agents, Wellington is looking lovely today so see you out there!
2 April 2016|
Response from Nicole P | Reviewed this property |
It is not a sand beach, very rocky with big waves. Stops allow enough time to take photos and walk around. You cannot touch or get to close to seals without risk. There are safety rules. I would not recommend climbing... More