We offer a number of educational opportunities based at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The programmes are designed to stimulate the interest of students in issues surrounding our indigenous flora and fauna, conservation work undertaken at the park with the NZCT, and a general overview of environmental and sustainable practices.
We offer an exciting unique behind-the-scenes Kiwi 'Egg to Chick' Tour. Visit our incubation facility with one of our experienced kiwi education officers. See staff working with the incubating eggs, meet newly hatched chicks and learn all about the Operation nest Egg Programmes. This is a spectacular opportunity for you and your students to get up close to our national icon in a way they may never be able to do so again. Please note these tours are seasonal and generally operate from July/August to March/April.
The Travelling Tuatara will come to visit your students in the classroom - Enjoy an informative exciting visit from a New Zealand Conservation Education Officer which supports a range of topics from dinosaurs to conservation to looking at different features of animals.
Reserve Visits are available to all school groups. We invite you to share an exciting, hands on visit where your group will be able to interact closely with many of the animals as well as guaranteed kiwi viewing in New Zealands premier kiwi display.
Guided Tours of the Native New Zealand section are available during your visit. These informative tours give your group an in depth look at some of our native animals and the conservation work which is undertaken with these species.
For more information regarding educational opportunuties please contact us