Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
10 minutes drive from Abbella Lodge
Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is just a few minutes drive from Abbella Lodge and is your opportunity to see the New Zealand Kiwi in a natural setting.
Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is your opportunity to experience New Zealand wildlife and natural history first hand. Your trip to New Zealand will not be complete without seeing the New Zealand Kiwi. Only Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is open at night-time, which allows you to enjoy the habits of the nocturnal creatures just as nature intended. No glassed-in enclosures, you get the real experience, even down to hearing the kiwi snuffling and digging for their food.