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Seal Coast Safari

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64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 732 527
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Highlight of my trip was the Seal Coast Safari must visit

Kent Clark was a lovely man who drove us around the coast with a running commentary. He took us to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
Wonderful experience

The Seal Coast Safari goes up into the hills of Wellington, and then down again, through a number... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bumpy ride” (10 reviews)
“off road” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
64 Dixon Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 732 527
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kent Clark was a lovely man who drove us around the coast with a running commentary. He took us to several spots in his 4 wheel drive. The drive was a rough dirt road but Kent was an experienced drive and did everything to see...More

Thank Mandyeug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Seal Coast Safari goes up into the hills of Wellington, and then down again, through a number of the New Zealand Capital’s many bays, down to where the Seals are. You are transported in a Four Wheel Drive, and treated to an extremely interesting...More

Thank Carl_MPC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took four teens on this tour and they were interested and engaged (and largely off their phones!) the whole time. This is the Wellington you didn't know existed. Rather than cafes, craft beer and movie-making it's rugged 4WD tracks, nature in the raw, and...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We were really fortunate to have Kent as our guide/host for the day. Intially, we couldn't find the meeting point and were really worried that we would miss the tour. Lucky for us, Kent called and picked us up instead of leaving without us; something...More

Thank Yu Cui Z
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Found this tour on the net, so had it booked prior to our visit to Wellington. Kent was right on time, and couldn't do enough for us and the two other guests. This tour takes you to places you couldn't otherwise get to - it's...More

Thank Tedf
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Mum and I went today and it was amazing - just the most brilliant day - thank you so much Kent - you were a wonderful host and a great font of knowledge - it was just an outstanding way to spend the afternoon -...More

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Kent was our host today and was amazing!! Cannot recommend this tour more highly. You get up close and personal with the seals and we also loved the rugged and wild coastline. His driving skills were impressive and his knowledge was comprehensive. This was something...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Did an afternoon safari and it was amazing. Kent, the driver, was a mine of information; the scenery from the hilltops and down on the beach was stunning; there were heaps of seals lying up on the rocks; and the muffins were delicious. Even though...More

Thank shirl670
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Kent,our guide is amazing! Would have loved front row co-pilot seat but there were others who required it more. Amazing adventure,coastal drive! If you can withstand bumps, it is def worth the view & seals! Thanks kent!

Thank Chan J
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We only had a few days in Wellington and Seal Coast Safari wasn't something we had planned on doing. I had see an advertisement before we left the US and it seem like something I would like. Well I was wrong because, I LOVED it....More

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ned m
23 February 2017|
Response from Elyse M | Property representative |
You till need the contact on board excursion agent, thank you!
ned m
23 February 2017|
Response from ElyseMcM | Property representative |
Hi there You will need to book with your on board excursion agents, Wellington is looking lovely today so see you out there!
2 April 2016|
Response from Nicole P | Reviewed this property |
It is not a sand beach, very rocky with big waves. Stops allow enough time to take photos and walk around. You cannot touch or get to close to seals without risk. There are safety rules. I would not recommend climbing... More