You can also visit Zealandia, a unique eco-attraction, 10 minutes from Wellington. New Zealand's incredible natural history and world-renowned conservation movement are brought to life with a state-of-the-art indoor exhibition. Then step through a predator-proof fence into the beautiful 225ha (550 acre) eco-sanctuary to see some of New Zealand's rarest birds, reptiles and insects in the wild. Visit the Zealandia website.

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1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

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Pōneke / Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 4 384 7770
Address:   18 Manners Street
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
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