4 Rankers Reviews
5 Farm Experiences
2 Zoos and Aquariums
13 Scenic Attractions
5 Hutt Valley
Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe offers visitors the unique and exciting opportunity to connect with nature in a beautiful, natural environment.
Feed and freely interact with wildlife in this very special place - the product of one man’s passion and vision to experience nature at its best.
Located in the scenic Akatarawa Valley near Upper Hutt, Wellington, Staglands is a ‘must see’ attraction for local families and tourists visiting the Wellington region.
North Island ▷ Wellington Region ▷ Hutt Valley
Operating Season And Hours
Open Daily (except Christmas day)
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I enjoyed this so much, a lovely experience - not too many tourists and plenty of animals. Gorgeous cafe, a real authentic experience. Do not feed the pigs by hand though - we learnt the hard way!!
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We took our three year old out to have birthday party out there and it was fantastic fun for them. So much wildlife to interact with for kids, and it was pretty non threatening for the kids - nothing to get too scared of. It's a bit of a mission to get to, but worth it.
Staglands Wildlife Reserve responds:
Thanks for your lovely review - always great to hear from our visitors. We hope you come again soon.
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i had an awesome time at staglands! the place is very beautiful and the animals are great. my favorite moment was hand feeding a deer! very good for families :)
An Amazing place to take the family or even explore on your own. Totally emersed within Nature. Had an absolute blast, and was totally cared for by the staff as soon as we arrived!!!