Orana Wildlife Park
Orana Wildlife Park provides students the opportunity to get up close and personal with amazing animals. Hand feed a majestic giraffe; eye-ball the magnificent white rhino; meet New Zealand's national icon, the kiwi. Zoo School's qualified teachers provide custom written, interactive learning experiences for students ranging from Year 1 to Year 13. Our teachers work with your students out in the Park, facilitating their learning as they observe and interact with the animals.
Phone: 03 359 7109 ext 828
The Butterfly Garden
Thames New Zealand
Within Dickson Holiday Park
Victoria Street, Tararu, Thames
For your class visit we will provide a curriculum based programme suitable for biology, natural history, ecology and the environment that includes the life-cycle of the butterfly. Rain or shine the butterfly house makes an ideal class-trip so call us and ask for the school pack of worksheets to suit your students’ age-group. With an onsite cafe, we can provide a group menu plus help you organise your birthday, orientation party or end of term break-up.
Summer hours 1st September to 31st May,
OPEN 7 Days, 9.30am to 4.30pm. (Closed Christmas Day).
Winter hours 1st June to 31st August,
OPEN weekends only or by prior arrangement during the hours of 10am to 4pm.
Phone: 07 868 8080