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Hours & Prices

Hours: 

  • Wildlife Park Is Open Everyday 9:30am – 5.00pm (Except Christmas Day) 

  • Staglands Café Is Open Everyday From 10:00am – 4:30pm
We are open on all public holidays (Except Christmas Day). There is no public holiday surcharge at Staglands.
 

Prices:

  • Adults $22.00 (17 Years & Over)
  • Senior Citizens & Students $17.00
  • Children $11.00 (4 - 16 years)
  • Three Years & Under No Charge
  • Family Pass (2 Adults & Up To 3 Children) $66.00
  • Staglander Annual Pass - Adult $60.00 / Child $30.00 / Family $180.00
Click here to Purchase Tickets Online

Group Rates:

There is a group rate available for groups of 10 paying people or more. To qualify for this rate you must pay as a group.
  • Adults $19.00
  • Children $9.00
Animal & Bird Food:
Animal Food Bags $2.50
Hand feeding our birds and animals offers visitors the unique opportunity to connect with nature. Animal and bird food bags can be purchased at our ticket office or you may wish to bring some bread or apples and carrots from home!

Trout & Eel Food $1.50
This is a great way to see our impressive trout in action and you may also get the opportunity to hand feed some of the gigantic eels.

Free Electric Vehicle Charging Station
This complimentary facility is for the use for visitors to The Reserve driving electric vehicles or motorhomes.  It has been made available as part of our ongoing commitment towards sustainability. (Charger type J1772EV plug + Blue Commando + 3 pin plug).
 

Free Off-Road Tractor-Trailer Rides:

Weekends, school holidays and public holidays visitors can get off the beaten track at Staglands with FREE off-road tractor-trailer rides.

Rides run from 11:30am to 3:30pm (Circumstances Allowing).

Free Lunchtime Feed Tours:
If you want to hear more about some of the animals at Staglands and have a go at feeding them, join our free lunch time feed tour.

Tour runs daily. Meet at the cafe at 12.45pm. Ask at the ticket office for more information.

Picnic & BBQ Facilities:
There are numerous idyllic picnic spots to be enjoyed throughout Staglands.   We also have complimentary BBQ facilities available for our visitors to use that can be found in our great undercover venue -  The Barn & on the BBQ deck alongside The Cafe.

Payment Facilities:

We have EFTPOS available in our ticket office and in our café. We accept payment by Visa & Mastercard. We do not accept American Express.
  

Wheelchair Access:

Entry is free into the park for persons in wheelchairs and their caregivers.
Those needing mobility aids can still experience the birds, animals and sights on offer at Staglands but access is to some parts of The Reserve is limited.

Please contact us for more information.

Double Pushchairs:

Although it is possible to visit The Reserve with a double pushchair, access is tricky in some parts. Backpacks or single push chairs are an easier option.
  

Wet Weather Gear:

The weather in NZ can change rapidly. Please remember to bring wet weather gear but if you forget don’t fret - Staglands has a range of disposable ponchos and raincoats available for purchase at the ticket office.

Camera batteries are also available for purchase - so you don’t miss out on capturing this beautiful Wellington attraction! (Remember you can enter your favourite photo in our photo competition too!)

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