The Magic of Wildlife
Experience The Magic of Wildlife these school holidays!
The Amazing Elgregoe will be performing at Willowbank twice daily from 27 December – 31 January.
Bring the family along for an experience that is just as magnificent as the amazing animals and birds of Willowbank!
Times: 11:00am and 1:00pm
Location: Farmyard Stage
Animal FeedingBuy farmyard food, bird food, eel food and fish food to hand-feed the animals and birds.
Cost: $3 per bag, $4 per cup
Or watch and learn as our keepers feed:
Ferret & Falcon 3.20pm
This is a great opportunity to get up close to these amazing animals as you enter their enclosure and help the keeper feed the lemurs their lunch. You will learn lots about the lemurs’ natural habitat and behaviour whilst interacting and taking photos with these special primates.
Please call 03 359 6226 ext. 714 to book.
For children aged 10-14 years who love animals!
School holidays between 10.30am—2.30pm
A behind the scenes experience into life as a Keeper. Work alongside one of our keepers to help with the feeding, watering of our animals and birds and cleaning their enclosures. Be ready to have heaps of fun in a very hands-on way.
Cost: $70 per child, includes lunch and a Willowbank hat
Either pop in to make your booking or call Alysha on
03 359 6226 ext. 714 (payment required at time of booking).
A behind the scenes tour at our Kiwi Incubation Facility.
See baby kiwi up close and learn about Operation Nest Egg. Tours available during the breeding season, Tuesday – Friday at 1pm.
Minimum 2 people. Bookings essential.
Cost: $25 per adult and $10 per child (in addition to entry)
An informative guided tour around our native area including kea, kiwi etc.
From 11am until 3pm on weekends and school holidays, weather permitting.
Maximum height is 1.2m
Cost: $3.50 per ride