Lonely Planet judged the West Coast Wildlife Centre in Franz Josef as one of the 12 must see things to visit in New Zealand. This is the largest kiwi hatching facility in the South Island and must see" all weather attraction. See live Tuatara & Kiwi.

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This incredible wildlife attraction is home to the official hatching facility for the world's 2 rarest kiwis – the Rowi and Haast Tokoeka. See live kiwi during the day inside our nocturnal house, discover the interactive glacier attraction and West Coast storytelling areas or go behind the scenes on the “Backstage Pass Tour” and meet the friendly kiwi ranger staff. Numbers are very limited on the 30 minute Backstage Pass Tour so booking are highly recommended to avoid disappointment. The best shopping in Franz Josef can be found here inside the all weather facility -and enjoy free Wi-Fi in the café to keep connected to family and friends. Enjoy a coffee or a snack in the café – open 365 days - 7 days from 8am. NEW See live Tuatara !

Location

Cnr Cron and Cowan Street 7886, Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

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Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
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Per Person $199

Tree lodge, kiwi wildlife centre, helicopter flight – Save 53%

This is an Incredible Franz Josef Glacier Package! Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight, stay overnight in a Tree Lodge AND visit the West Coast Wildlife…

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Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
Look out for the bright " Green " building in Franz Josef !

Now $199

Glacier Deal

Glacier Deal Back To The Future Franz Josef
Helicopter Glacier Flight 4 Star Tree Lodge Kiwi Hatching & Incubation

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Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
Look out for the bright " Green " building in Franz Josef !

Per Person $399

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3 Nights-4 Star Accommodation
Plus Glacier Helicopter Flight Plus 3 Qualmark - attractions

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Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
Look out for the bright " Green " building in Franz Josef !

Per Person $299

Wanaka & Franz Josef

Back To The Future 4 2 Nights + Qualmark activities Helicopter flight & activities
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Hokitika
Look out for the bright " Green " building in Franz Josef !

Per person $299

Hokitika & Franz Josef plus $50 fuel voucher!

Back To The Future 2 Deal
2 Nights x 4Star Accommodation, Glacier Helicopter Flight, Kiwi Hatching & Incubation, Treetop walk!

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