The National Whale Centre
What you need to know
Educating visitors on all things whale related, the National Whale Centre has a range of interesting displays open to the public. Showcasing exhibits devoted entirely to whales and whaling, the centre provides an in depth look into the history of this intriguing species.
The centre aims to engage young people and their parents in the journeys that aim to undertake in relation to whales. They are seen to be the information hub in New Zealand on all matters relating to this marine animal. A must-see for those interested in the history and future of whales and the whaling industry.
Summer Opening Hours
- Wednesday to Sunday: 12pm to 6pm
Winter Opening Hours
- Wednesday to Sunday: 12pm to 5pm
- 3-4 minute walk from the ferry terminal