Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne is just a stone's throw from the Wellington CBD, so getting here is easy!
Our address is:
53 Waiapu Road
New Zealand 6012
We have limited free parking available at the Zealandia Visitor Centre. Please note there is no parking available for large campervans here. If your vehicle doesnt fit into a standard carpark please park in our overflow carpark or on Chaytor Street.
The overflow carpark is located 500m away on Birdwood Road.
Our electric shuttles pick up & drop off Zealandia visitors FREE from outside the city i-SITE and top of the Cable Car.
Shuttle Timetable & Information
Many of Wellington's public buses will stop at the end of Waiapu Road (stop 4320), on Chaytor Street (stop 5320) and just around the corner on Birdwood Street (stop 5380). These are about a five minute walk from the sanctuary.
For the latest bus timetables and updates, go to
You can take the Wellington Cable car from Lambton Quay to the top of the Botanic Gardens. From there it's approx a 30 minute walk to Zealandia (allow at least 30mins), or hop on our free shuttle.
To see the latest timetables and updates, go to www.wellingtoncablecar.co.nz
Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne has several Electric Vehicle charging stations (Type 1 CCS stations and Type 2 CCS stations) available for public use. These will charge the average EV around twice as quickly as a regular household charger.
We also have an eBike charging station which visitors are welcome to use. eBikes make riding to the sanctuary easy and fun as you get a little help up some of Wellington’s famous hills! Don't have an eBike? You can hire one from Switched On Bikes and get the cost of your sanctuary admission refunded when you return it!*
*Applicable on hirage for full day or longer only. Customers will need to present Zealandia receipt to be eligible for refund. Refund applies for Zealandia day admission only.
INFORMATION FOR PRIVATE COACHES
The Zealandia carpark is available for bus/coach drop-off and pick-up only. Space is limited, so buses and coaches must be parked off-site. More details here