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Butterflies, Bugs & Bush Workshop

Butterflies, Bugs & Bush Workshop

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  • Sat 30 Apr ’16, 10:00am – 12:00pm


Ngā Manu Nature Reserve, 74 Ngā Manu Reserve Road, Waikanae


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Child General Admission and Workshop: $9.00
  • Adult General Admission and Workshop: $19.00

Do your kids love bugs and all things creepy crawlie?

Get together at Nga Manu Nature Reserve for a fun family day out full of discovery. Taking part in the workshop you will enjoy a forest trek, weta motels, bush beating, insect gathering, investigating with microscopes, spot the stick insects, butterfly life cycles and more. Afterwards you can explore the reserve at your leisure - bring a picnic and enjoy some quality family time. See the iconic New Zealand kiwi in the nocturnal house and meet native birds in the walk through aviaries. Feed the endangered long fin eels at 2 pm, spot frogs and native lizards and get up close to tuatara. Explore Kapiti’s largest remaining remnant of coastal lowland swamp forest and idyllic bird sanctuary. Over 50 different bird species come and go around the wetlands, bush and surroundings.

Entry charges apply: Child - $8, Adult - $18, Family - $38
Cost of Workshop: A gold coin donation per attendee
Free eel feed for attendees!
(Friends of Nga Manu Trust Memembers: A gold coin donation per attendee)
Children under 14 years of age must have adult supervision.
Numbers will be limited to 60 children on the day - please call 04 2934131 to book

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