ZEALANDIA by Night Kiwi Tour

See Kiwis in their natural environment with this amazing night tour of NZ's ZEALANDIA near Wellington - a truly must-do New Zealand experience!
ZEALANDIA by Night Kiwi Tour


  • Kiwi sightings

  • Tuataras, Glow Worms & Maud Island Frogs

  • 2.5 hour tour

  • Depart 30 minutes before sunset

  • Operates nightly all year round

  • Suitable for kids 12 years and over

More info


  • ZEALANDIA night time visit including a tour of ZEALANDIA The Exhibition
  • ZEALANDIA day time entry
  • One day admission to visit the sanctuary (on the day before, on the day of, or the day after your booked Night Tour)


  • See possible sights of Kiwi foraging on the forest floor, tuatara hunting for food, glow-worms shining, tiny Maud Island frogs in their enclosure, pāteke (brown teal) ducks feeding at night, kākā (parrots) coming in to roost
  • Visit in the daytime with your free one day admission to explore the sanctuary in the light


  • Tours depart 30 minutes prior to sunset

  • Tour start times vary throughout the year depending on sunset, below is a rough guide to the start times of the tours to be confirmed directly by the provider at the time of booking:

  • January: starts between 8.15 - 8.30pm

  • February: starts between 7.45 - 8.15pm

  • March: starts between 6.30 - 7.30pm

  • April: starts between 4:45 - 5.15pm (weekends) - 7.00pm (weekdays)

  • May: starts between 4.30 - 5.00pm (weekends) and 7pm (weekdays)

  • June: starts at 4.30pm (weekends), 7pm (weekdays)

  • July: starts between 4.30 - 4.45pm (weekends), 7pm (weekdays)

  • August: starts between 5.00 - 5.30pm (weekends), 7pm (weekdays)

  • September: starts between 5.30 - 7pm

  • October: starts between 7.00 - 7.30pm

  • November: starts between 7.45 - 8.15pm

  • December: starts between 8.15 - 8.30pm


  • The tour takes approximately 2.5 hours

Additional Information

  • Children must be 12 years and over to experience the ZEALANDIA by Night Tour
  • There is a cafe on-site where food can be purchased as well as Halal options

Booking Information

  • Departure times will vary depending on the time of year and time of sunset so prior to taking part in your Night Tour we suggest re-confirming the time
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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