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Preservation work for both native and international animal species is undertaken by two wildlife trusts in Christchurch, the New Zealand Conservation Trust and the Orana Wildlife Trust. These trusts offer visitors to Christchurch the opportunity to see, interact and learn more about animals and indigenous culture. Both sites are within a half-hour drive from central Christchurch and accessible by shuttles leaving from the city (close to our motel accommodation).

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Christchurch Wildlife for Visitors

Each wildlife attraction in Christchurch is worth a visit, but if you only have an hour or two, we recommend visiting Willowbank as it is nearer to the central city, covers a much smaller area and is easily negotiated on foot by children.

  • Willowbank Wildlife Reserve - 15 minutes from the city, this reserve aims to preserve and promote wildlife within New Zealand. It is not only home to New Zealand's largest and most accessible kiwi viewing area, but New Zealand's Big 5 - the national icon, the Kiwi, the living Kiwi, the living dinosour the Tuatara, the Kaka, cheeky Kea and the very rare Takahe. Many animals wander free and can be petted and fed. Great for the children with donkey rides also available at weekends and on school holidays.
  • Orana Wildlife Park - Set on 80 hectares of park-like grounds, Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand's only open range sanctuary and zoo for endangered animals and just 25 minutes drive from the city centre. Highlights include over 400 animals, daily animals feeds and up-close encounters. These include hand-feeding giraffes, meeting rhinoceros face to face and the Lion Encounter Ride, a ride on a specially designed feeding wagon for an extreme close up to the big cats.

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