Wingspan Bird of Prey Centre

Wingspan Visits

Wingspan Bird of Prey Centre Visits

  • ** Wingspan is Under Construction and is a Multiple Hazard Area **

    We will continue to operate throughout this period, but we take the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, staff and contractors very seriously, so all visits are strictly by appointment only.

    wingspan dot Bookings can be made by email: or call: 07 357 4469

    wingspan dot Upon making a booking, you will be sent an email with important details relevant to your visit.

    wingspan dot All visitors have a responsibility to act in a safe and responsible manner and must obey all signage and instructions whilst on the premises.

    Flight of The Falcon

    Learn all about the threatened kārearea, New Zealand falcon, a species rarer than kiwi and found nowhere else in the world. Find out what Wingspan is doing to restore their populations and advocate for their protection. Witness demonstrations of the age-old and modern-day falconry techniques we use to train and rehabilitate these magnificent birds. We often have other special guests make an appearance too!

    This is a unique experience you won’t find elsewhere in New Zealand and one you won’t soon forget. Bookings are strictly limited, so contact us early to check availability and avoid disappointment.

    wingspan dot'Flight of the Falcon' is hosted Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. It starts at 11:30am and runs for about an hour.

    wingspan dotMembers and sponsors of the Wingspan programme are complimentary, otherwise fees are $33 per adult, $28 for seniors and just $16 for children (aged 5-15).

    wingspan dotFollowing the 'Flight of the Falcon' display, you can see where our beautiful birds call home by checking out the development progress of our new display aviaries.

    wingspan dotA small museum and retail section is available - proceeds of these sales contribute directly to the Wingspan conservation programme. Donations are always welcome.

    wingspan dot'Flight of the Falcon' is an outdoor activity and as such is weather dependent. In the event of heavy rain, a refund or rain-check will be offered.

    wingspan dotDuring this development, with uneven surfaces, the site is not yet suitable for wheelchairs. We are also unable to offer refreshments or eating facilities.

    Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Entry.

    N.B. outside of 'Flight of the Falcon', the centre is currently closed to visitors.

    Contact us today to reserve your space for a once-in-a-lifetime experience!


    phone: 07-357-4469

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