Orokonui Ecosanctuary

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  • Address: 600 Blueskin Road, Waitati, Dunedin 9081, New Zealand
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +64-34821755
  • Ticket Price: 16 NZD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Observatory, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Nature, Bird Watching

If you have the slightest interest in nature, the Orokonui Ecosanctuary is a must visit while in Dunedin. The only cloud forest in New Zealand, here you will find native plants and native animals in abundance. It is home to some of New Zealand's most fascinating and rare birds such as the Kiwi, South Island Kaka, Saddleback, Takahe Tomtit and Robin. The ecosanctuary is spread across 307 hectares and is a predator-free nature reserve. Within the sanctuary is a range of walking tracks. Visitors can go on a self guided walking tour or can opt for a guided tour through the beautiful native forest.

Orokonui Ecosanctuary Travel Tips

  • Some parts of the Ecosanctuary are not accessible by wheelchair.

Entrance Ticket Details For Orokonui Ecosanctuary

  • Entry to Visitors’ Centre is free.

Guided Tours: One Hour Tour

  • Adults: $29.90
  • Children (5-18): $14.90
  • Family (2 adults and upto 3 kids): $74.90
  • Children (0-5): Free

Two Hours Tour

  • Adults: $44.90
  • Children (5-18): $22.50
  • Family (2 adults and upto 3 kids): $112.50
  • Children (0-5): Free

Orokonui Ecosanctuary Hours

  • Guided tour timings- 11 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. daily.

How to Reach Orokonui Ecosanctuary

  • Hiring a taxi or renting a car is recommended.
  • Transport can also be arranged for groups by the Ecosanctuary.

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  • Orokonui Ecosanctuary Address: 600 Blueskin Road, Waitati, Dunedin 9081, New Zealand
  • Orokonui Ecosanctuary Contact Number: +64-34821755
  • Orokonui Ecosanctuary Timing: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Orokonui Ecosanctuary Price: 16 NZD
  • Best time to visit Orokonui Ecosanctuary(preferred time): 09:30 am - 02:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Orokonui Ecosanctuary: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 13.68% of people who visit Dunedin include Orokonui Ecosanctuary in their plan

  • 38.1% of people start their Orokonui Ecosanctuary visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Orokonui Ecosanctuary

People normally club together Penguin Place and Dunedin Railway Station while planning their visit to Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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