06 362 7872 Mobile: 027 253 3955 owlcatraz@xtra.co.nz


Owlcatraz is OPEN EVERY WEEKEND for guided tours anytime between the hours of 10am and 3pm. We will open week days for groups/clubs/schools by appointment. We will be OPEN EVERY DAY during school holidays and Public Holidays (except ANZAC, Christmas, Boxing and New Years days). Email owlcatraz@xtra.co.nz or ph 06 3627872. Heads up: We will NOT be open Monday 17th to Wednesday 26th December 2018 but will REOPEN from Thursday 27th December and every day through to the end of January 2019.


About Us

Owlcatraz is a haven for wonderful creatures of many types including our NZ Owl (Morepork/Ruru) where the guides take you inside their unique purpose built home.

Walk through the endangered North Island Weka enclosures. Take a walk to Owlcatraz farm to meet many different creatures.

Lake Owlsmere is a beautiful lake & wetland area where you can feed the eels & the ducks. The Wairuru Caves are an amazing 'glow worm' cave complex where you are harnessed together for a bit of an adventure.

Younger visitors enjoy a ride on the Thomas miniature train (weather permitting). Complimentary tea or coffee for adults, gift shop, picnic area, plenty of parking. Camper vans can stay the night.

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