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About Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
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We had a wonderful time at this wildlife park. It was so well set out and you get to touch the animals and see them up close.The children loved feeding the animals and it was so interesting seeing all the different birds and New Zealand...More
I visited this place with combo deal. The guided tour was great. Kiwi centre at Willobank is much better than the one in Te Puia, Rotorua. I spent more time inside the nocturnal room, and there was no window. Kea feeding was fun too. At...More
We visited Willowbank on our first day in CC at our B&B host's suggestion. We spent about 2 hours there & had a wonderful time! We did a lot of research prior to our trip and can't believe this place wasn't on our list. It...More
My family had a wonderful time here, feeding the eels and animals. We sighted in the dark a Kiwi, and the Kea's were very friendly. All the animals looked very happy and active.
Hadn’t heard anything about the reserve before going and thought it was overpriced when we first arrived but boy were we wrong! Great value for money, lots of fun for the kids and us adults. Highly recommended to anyone with an afternoon spare. They have...More
I have wanted to visit Willowbank for the last few years and am i happy that i finally did. The park layout is very nice and being able to see a live Kiwi was worth the price of admission. The park is under construction in...More
Loved the animals, especially the walliby and kiwi! Great day out for all ages (ie not just kids). Make sure to buy animal for to feed them: the pig is the highlight when it comes to feeding!
One of the reasons we went to this wildlife reserve was to be guaranteed to see a Kiwi. We in fact saw all of the big 5 NZ must see animal's namely Kaka, Kea, Takahe, Tuatara and of course the Kiwi! Some parts of the...More
I can not recommend this place highly enough. For $29 NZD you have access to meeting, patting and feeding a number of animals who are all gentle and extremely used to people. For an additional $30 NZD you can book half an hour with the...More