Photo: Michael Hamilton

Opening times & prices

100% of your admission fee directly supports the work of Karori Sanctuary Trust and the restoration of our unique sanctuary. Kia pai to ra! Enjoy your visit!

Member discounts

Zealandia membership provides unlimited free access to Zealandia during usual opening hours as well as discounts on many tours, Rata Café and Store. Membership is the perfect way to support our 500-year vision and help us bring the birdsong back to Wellington.

Events and offers

Please check our events page for the latest. Also see our daily tour and talk times.

General Admission Exhibition only

All day exhibition and sanctuary entry.

A good rainy day option.

Adult $17.50 $7.50
(2 adults & up to 3 children)
$44 $20
(5 to under 18 yrs)
$9 $5
Under 5s No charge No charge
$14 $6
Members No charge No charge

Ask a staff member if you want to return for free the next day!


Guided, 2.5 hours

Night Tour + General Admission

Adult $75 $85
(12 to under 18 yrs)
$36 $41
$60 $69
Members 50% off NA

* Night Tours are for those aged 12 years and over, subject to availability, booking is essential.
For Packages, Night Tours can be booked up to 7 days either side of your day visit.
Zealandia closes at 5pm every day, reopening for night tours around sunset.

i What can I see on a night tour? Book a night tour

Please note that prices are quoted in New Zealand dollars, are correct as of October 2013, and are subject to change without notice.