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Address: Cnr Cowan & Cron Streets, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Phone Number: +64-3-752-0600
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2 Kiwi^^

Went with friends to see kiwis. There are 2 kiwis. Due to they are nightlife animals, we have to look for them in the dark, but thanks to the team for putting some red light so it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The staff was really friendly! There are 2 kiwis running around in a dark room and an other poor room with information about them. We were disappointed as most of the information were about the town and the glaciers. Not worth the money!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very cheap entry price! The kiwi's are in a nocturnal room that has very low level red light - so can take 5 mins for your eyes to get used to the low level of light. the staff are extremely helpful and advised us to let them know if we wernt able to spot the kiwi's as they would bring... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Went with friends to see kiwis. There are 2 kiwis. Due to they are nightlife animals, we have to look for them in the dark, but thanks to the team for putting some red light so it is view-able. There are other information in the centre too such as the Franz Josef Glacier. I just give 3 stars due to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Entry fee was $35 each, and there wasn't a whole lot to see. Got to observe 2 Kiwis which were cute and there was some interesting info about the history of the area and the glacier, but it was not much overall and not worth the price in my opinion.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Seeing two of them in a dark room, kind of exciting. At least they are the really Kiwis. Ticket is a little bit expensive for a just 10-20 mins walk around. Hope can help them some though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Over priced! They are doing a great job in conserving an endangered species. But the price is simply too much for just over an hour. All your money goes into conservation. So that is one good side.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We went here because there really isn't much else to do in Franz Josef if you have some down time. It was expensive to get in and the exhibits were very disappointing. The only positive was seeing the kiwis. There are two in a display in a dark room. However, those are at the very beginning. The rest of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very expensive for what you actually get. 2 Kiwis on display in a dark room. We spent more time in the gift shop looking. We were actually more excited that we seen a kiwi in the wild on the road to Milford Sound...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and do all they can to make sure you see the kiwis (they're nocturnal and it's dark, in case that seems like an odd thing to say!). It's a nice little centre, and I learned a lot about these birds and the local ecology. A great place to gain more understanding of what you're... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A fine example of a public private partnership separating money from the government and the public. Plastic displays and a couple of bedraggled kiwis.

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Address: Cnr Cowan & Cron Streets, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Phone Number: +64-3-752-0600
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef

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