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Seal Coast Safari

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“bumpy ride”(8 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 732 527
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We booked the tour as a couple and were very lucky to be the only tour for the morning so had a private tour with Kent. We travelled up through Brooklyn and onto the local farmland. Kent took us to some beautiful locations to take...More

Thank Nicola D
RTG L, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Nicola, Thanks for your review! Sometimes it does happen that you may be the only people booked on a particular departure, but with so much scenery to show off we'll happily take anyone out on tour, regardless of numbers. Wellington is full of fantastic...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Took an afternoon tour with this mob and it was just fantastic. Craig is a wonderful host: engaging; informative; and friendly. This is a must see tour for anyone visiting Wellington. Some of the tour is not for the faint hearted, ergo ‘safari’, but Craig...More

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RTG L, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi, Thanks for your great review! Absolutely delighted you enjoyed you afternoon with us, and I'll pass on the comments to Craig. It's true that some of the route we take is not the smoothest, but it does make for an adventure, like you say,...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I’m really glad I booked a real 4 wheel drive with Ken and enjoyed an area very close to Wellington, but unknown for many tourists. The car ride until you get to the beach is amazing, the views are great and getting so close to...More

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RTG L, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hi Anna, Thanks for your review! It's great to hear you enjoyed your day and Kent was very happy to hear your nice comments also. It is amazing how we've managed to keep the dramatic south coast secret for so many years but hopefully now...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

My wife and I went on the 4x4 trip out of wellington to the top of the hills nearby and south to the beach where we got to zoom around on the sand and see the seals. From the top of the hills (where it...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

KENT WAS AMAZING. I did not expect to have so much fun during this tour. You really need to try this and this is great for families too. Felt very safe and excited the whole time!

Thank Hannah Ruth P
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We must admit that we hesitated when we saw the price for this tour, but figured we’d give it a try given all the great reviews. It was worth every penny and then some!! The views were spectacular, the hundreds of seals were very cool...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Wow!!! What can I say about this experience other than the fact that it was absolutely superb from start to finish and an absolute must for anybody wishing to experience wildlife in its natural habitat all while having an amazing experience. We did this trip...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

What a great adventure! Our driver/guide, Hillary, was informative and fun. Views are stunning and it’s different than anything I’ve done before. Absolutely recommend it!

Reviewed 11 April 2018

My daughter and I had a lovely time with Kent as our driver. Very bumpy 4WD ride and we saw plenty of seals. Kent was lovely and chatty and pointed out all kinds of things to us including history, weather, animals, plants and we really...More

1  Thank Gail F
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We had great fun on this tour. Miles, our driver, was lovely and always had us laughing. He was unbelievably skilled at maneuvering the Jeep, and even drove us through a small river. The seals were adorable as well! Thank you to Miles.

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1 August 2018|
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Response from PTCKB | Reviewed this property |
I’m not certain. We were there in April. I would contact the company and ask them. It was a great adventure!!!
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 ElyseMcM | 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!