Was here quite a few years back, and seeing as I had the time to visit again decided to book a behind the scenes tour.
Got there and they didn't know anything about it, turns out that someone had forgotten to put it in the diary, so I missed out on this, which I was quite disappointed about.
Decided to do the guided tour instead, and was given a refund of the different amount between the two, as well as a free hot chocolate.
The guided tour was quite interesting and the lady taking it was quite friendly.
The real bonus was when she took me into the Kokako's enclosure at the end of the tour. Definitely a unique experience to see a wild bird which enjoys a head scratch, much like my pet parrot at home.
The rest of the place was interesting as I wandered around afterwards, but the highlight for me was definitely the Kokako.
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