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Seal Coast Safari

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Address: 64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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+64 274 534 880
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Just minutes from the city lies nature's playground! Travel through private...

Just minutes from the city lies nature's playground! Travel through private land and see wild animals, snow-capped mountains of the South, and stunning views of Wellington. Observe New Zealand Fur Seals in their natural habitat and the Leaning Lighthouse. Listen to stories and relax as you journey around bays and past the world-renowned Red Rocks. Seal Coast Safari has been providing guests with exclusive access to the best scenery in Wellington for over 17 years.

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A relaxing afternoon, great fun!

So handy to the the city, yet away from it all. Great rugged scenery, and feeding the deer was rather nice, oh and talking to the seals!. Kent Clark was the perfect host for my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So handy to the the city, yet away from it all. Great rugged scenery, and feeding the deer was rather nice, oh and talking to the seals!. Kent Clark was the perfect host for my friend and I, knowledgeable and friendly, without any hurry-up! Very highly recommended tour. Wow!.

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to go on a 4 wheel drive seal safari as a shore tour whilst on a cruise around New Zealand. It was fantastic and one of the highlights of the whole cruise. Our driver was very friendly and informative. We had amazing views from approximately 700 feet above sea level followed by four wheel driving along the coastline.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pick up is at a convenient central Wellington location; by the i-site building. We were fortunate to have Todd as our driver, he was funny, informative and a most importantly, a good driver. We also lucked out with the weather; a spectacularly sunny day sandwiched between two unpleasant days. First stop was high up near a wind turbine, with stunning... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this tour. After getting picked up at our hotel we immediately headed out of town and up the mountain in a big 4WD. The views were spectacular. We wound our way up over and down the other side of the mountains to the coast where we saw several fur seals up close plus a good variety of... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour departed on a very rainy cool day in Wellington. Our excellent guide, Hillary, arrived well equipped with a 4 wheel drive Land Cruiser, which she handled expertly, abundant knowledge, and a great sense of humor. We traveled over rocks and deep sand hugging the rough and rocky west coast. We stopped for coffee/tea and freshly baked muffins to... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 4WD tour to the seal coast south of Wellington was a fantastic event.. We went where no car could possibly go. The scenery from Brooklyn Hill was a fabulous panoramic experience and the commentary provided by Kent was informative and interesting. Coming down from the heights of Brooklyn to the south coast beach provided even more interesting scenery showing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were picked up from the dock, right as we left the ship A 4x4 ride to a very high peak, great view Then ride down to the beach across difficult terrain to the seal coast. We has plenty of time with the seals. It was great Kent, our guide, was very fun and filled with facts.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Small intimate guided tour via Land Rover. Beautiful scenery, close and personal with wildlife and great tour guide! Highly recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Signed up for this as a cruise ship excursion. Couldn't have been more pleased to have a break from the standard coach ride with shopping. The 4x4 toyotas picked us up right at the pier. Seating is inward facing benches, three people to a side. Hilary drove us down to the beach, providing interesting dialogue the whole time, then treated... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Great day out this morning. After 2 years of living here we finally made time for this tour and would highly recommend this excursion. It's a terrific way to see and appreciate the rugged beautiful coast accessible only via 4WD. The strong north wind added to the adventure; not cold at all but sure was windy. Terrific scenery, seals were... More 

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