West Coast Wildlife Centre

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  • Address: Cowan St, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +64-37520600
  • Ticket Price: 38 USD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Family And Kids, Nature, Conservation Centre

Nominated as the 12 must-visit places to see in New Zealand by many travel portals, this interactive center is perfect for visitors of all age groups. And the primary reason is that this center is the residence for the rarest kiwi of New Zealand. Another factor that makes it so popular because of its entire structure where wildlife, nature and conservation are brought together to create perfect ambience for the hatching process of these kiwis – Rowi and Haast Tokoeka. Go for their self-guided indoor tour where you can see the kiwi living within the natural bush. Else opt for backstage pass tour where you get the glimpse of the backstage scene about hatching and incubation program.

All in all, this interactive center is perfect to learn more about the kiwis of New Zealand. Visit this center before these species becomes part of the history.

Entrance Ticket Details For West Coast Wildlife Centre

  • Price for all day pass for adults: 38USD
  • Children: 20USD
  • Senior, Students: 32USD
  • Family: 85 USD

West Coast Wildlife Centre Hours

  • Backstage Tour Starts At : 11:00pm, 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 4:00pm everyday.

How to Reach West Coast Wildlife Centre

  • Nearby Bus Station: Glow Worm Cottages (Franz Josef)&Terrace Motel (Franz Jozef)

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  • West Coast Wildlife Centre Address: Cowan St, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
  • West Coast Wildlife Centre Contact Number: +64-37520600
  • West Coast Wildlife Centre Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • West Coast Wildlife Centre Price: 38 USD
  • Best time to visit West Coast Wildlife Centre(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit West Coast Wildlife Centre: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 29.21% of people who visit Franz Josef Glacier include West Coast Wildlife Centre in their plan

  • 59.57% of people start their West Coast Wildlife Centre visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see West Coast Wildlife Centre

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

88.1% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting West Coast Wildlife Centre

People normally club together Peters Pool and Tatare Tunnels Walk while planning their visit to West Coast Wildlife Centre.

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

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