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Seal Coast Safari

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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 732 527
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Seal Coast 4WD Safari
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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.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Thank bfdasmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

This excursion begins in Downtown Wellington and proceeds up the mountains to the West and down to the Southern coast, finishing where we began. The tour guide/driver was Kent. Kent elevated what would have been a fun and interesting trip to a peak experience. He...More

Thank K L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on safari today. The 4wd experience was fun and a great laugh with the passengers in the back. We saw quite a few seals and got some great pics of the seals and cook straight. I would recommend this tour.

Thank R8782IBkatieb
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We arranged this excursion through the cruise ship. Kent was great. Lots of fabulous views, seals and 4wd in the sand. Good fun, and knowledgeable comentary of the area.

Thank Mooretosee
safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed the trip! We're very happy you loved it and we look forward to seeing you again one day! Have a safe remainder of your cruise!

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Last weekend we wanted to discover nature without traveling hours from Wellington. We found about the Seal Coast Safari and had the most amazing afternoon with tour guide Kent Clark. He knew all the details about the area and was very enthusiastic to share this...More

Thank Paulien89
safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review- we really appreciate it and we are so glad that you loved your safari! Isn't it amazing how much beauty lives just around the corner from the city! We feel so blessed.

Reviewed 26 November 2017

We had a wonderful time travelling through rugged countryside and down to the South Coast. Beautiful views and wild, changeable beaches. The drive was challenging but felt safe at all times with anexperienced 4WD driver, Kent. We feel so lucky to have seen what is...More

Thank APCW
safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased that you had an amazing time and felt super safe with our amazing driver Kent! We look forward to seeing you again soon, have a wonderful Christmas and thanks again!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Kent Clark was a lovely man who drove us around the coast with a running commentary. He took us to several spots in his 4 wheel drive. The drive was a rough dirt road but Kent was an experienced drive and did everything to see...More

Thank Mandyeug
safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're very glad to hear that you had a wonderful time with Kent! Typical windy Welly weather but they seals made it worth it I'm sure :) Thank you for your review- we really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The Seal Coast Safari goes up into the hills of Wellington, and then down again, through a number of the New Zealand Capital’s many bays, down to where the Seals are. You are transported in a Four Wheel Drive, and treated to an extremely interesting...More

Thank Carl_MPC
safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this wonderful and very detailed description of our safari! We are so happy to hear that you loved your trip with Kent and that you got to see an abundant amount of seals! We hope to take you on another safari one...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I took four teens on this tour and they were interested and engaged (and largely off their phones!) the whole time. This is the Wellington you didn't know existed. Rather than cafes, craft beer and movie-making it's rugged 4WD tracks, nature in the raw, and...More

Thank Scott D
safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Scott- very happy to hear that the you and the teenagers enjoyed the tour. The little houses are so amazing aren't they! Livin' the dream I say :) We look forward to seeing you again one day!

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We were really fortunate to have Kent as our guide/host for the day. Intially, we couldn't find the meeting point and were really worried that we would miss the tour. Lucky for us, Kent called and picked us up instead of leaving without us; something...More

Thank Yu Cui Z
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ned m
24 February 2017|
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Response from Elyse M | Property representative |
You till need the contact on board excursion agent, thank you!
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ned m
24 February 2017|
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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!
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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
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