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Seal Coast Safari

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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Seal Coast 4WD Safari
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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.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“off road” (11 reviews)
“bumpy ride” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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"off road"
in 11 reviews
"bumpy ride"
in 8 reviews
"driving skills"
in 6 reviews
"wheel drive"
in 6 reviews
"rocky beaches"
in 4 reviews
"land cruiser"
in 3 reviews
"great driver"
in 3 reviews
"great adventure"
in 4 reviews
"delicious muffins"
in 2 reviews
"knowledgeable driver"
in 2 reviews
"rugged terrain"
in 2 reviews
"southern coast"
in 2 reviews
"fun facts"
in 2 reviews
"would highly recommend this tour"
in 4 reviews
"great pics"
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"stunning scenery"
in 5 reviews
"tour takes"
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Wow!!! What can I say about this experience other than the fact that it was absolutely superb from start to finish and an absolute must for anybody wishing to experience wildlife in its natural habitat all while having an amazing experience. We did this trip...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

What a great adventure! Our driver/guide, Hillary, was informative and fun. Views are stunning and it’s different than anything I’ve done before. Absolutely recommend it!

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Wellington put on its finest weather for our trip. The days before and after weren’t great. We saw plenty of seals but the highlight was the scenery and views were stunning. You can’t see this part of Wellington any other way. Our tour guide Ken...More

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safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

We are so thrilled that the weather perked up and that you got to enjoy the natural beauty of the South coast :) we hope to see you again some time soon!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The staff made this tour a lot of fun and very informative. The ride is real off road driving over hills, down valleys and along wild beaches and headlands. It is bumpy and exciting, but don't go if this doesn't appeal! You see beautiful views,...More

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safarisealcoast, Manager at Seal Coast Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

We're glad that you had fun, thank you for the review- we really appreciate it! Be sure to come back to take in the beauty again :)

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ned m
23 February 2017|
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Response from Elyse M | Property representative |
You till need the contact on board excursion agent, thank you!
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ned m
23 February 2017|
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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!
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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
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