Still feels very wild and remote even though the birds are caged.
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About Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre
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We enjoyed a few hours visiting the wildlife centre, however, it is expensive which would put it out of the reach of families with young children.
We were advised to stop off here on our drive from Napier to Wellington, because of the café. We did just that, and the café is indeed very nice. But then we paid to have a look at the nature reserve, and wished we hadn’t...More
excellant place to visit for young and old.Loved seeing all the bird life,kaka,takahe,manukura our white kiwi and the huge eels
This was so much fun, got to see a white kiwi (how cool is that!), went for a lovely wander around the hills.
... hatched and raised here, the little white kiwis are quite rare. Mt Bruch has really upgraded its information centre and the walks around the bush and birds are lovely.
The work Mt Bruce is doing to protect Kiwi and other endangered species is fantastic. Overseas-ers might say .... just another conservation park. No. What these people are doing is fantastic. I stop there every time I drive that road.
Going in between Wellington and Napier you can hardly miss this, just about one hour out of Wellington along the 2. A s a European or US tourist, think about it: You are half the world away from your home and have the chance to...More
Great birds, a fantastic conservation record and now 2 white kiwis. The cafe is a bit expensive but there is plenty of seating outside so bring a picnic
New visiotrs centre is nice, nice having coffee and watching the takahe puddle about in their enclosure. Seeing the kokako was an amazing thing for me. The only place I have consistently been able to see kiwi.