Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

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21 Rankers Reviews

16 Face-to-Face

5 Zoos and Aquariums

19 Christchurch

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Mark

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great family owned wildlife park, on the outskirts of Christchurch, all NZ adventures great and small, natural NZ habitat.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Fritsi and Flo

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

100% to see Kiwi, feed eels and pet animals, nice activity for a lazy day, great for kids, bring a picnic!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Maura O'Connell

Ranking: 10/10

Stunning birds, so amazing to get to see the kiwi. A really nice place to go to to get up close and personal with wildlife.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Felix

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The name is a little misleading for it is actually a zoo, but a very nice one! The walkways are designed in the fashion of New Zealand bush and the enclosures are wide and open. You can feed and pet a lot of animals, especially farm animals. I got bitten by a goose, but it did not hurt at all!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Frankie Princide

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful reserve with a ton of educational material on the local wildlife. A lot of care and love there and respect for the animals. Saw 3 Kiwi!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Alison Seidl

United States

Ranking: 10/10

I have been to many reserves and this one is in my top 5! So well laid out and maintained. Very informative and educational. The best part was seeing Kiwi!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Judith

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

You can experience local plants and animals and even see kiwi birds. Feeding eels is fun.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Ben McDougal

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Good variety of animals - unfortunately some were in rather small enclosures. Good place to see Kiwi before they are reintegrated to the wild.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015