Photo: Brendon Doran

Support our vision


Photo (left): Peter Fisher


Become a Zealandia member and enjoy your sanctuary as often as you like, all year round. The perfect way to support our 500-year vision.

Upgrade on the day

Sign up on the day of your visit and we will deduct the cost of your admission ticket from your membership price – a great way to try before you buy.


Every day is different at Zealandia so you’re bound to see something new each time you visit. As a member, take your time exploring over 32km of beautiful walking tracks, enjoy the changing of the seasons, and share in the excitement as new species are introduced.

Best of all, you will be making a valuable contribution to a cutting-edge eco-restoration project that is changing the face of conservation on the mainland of New Zealand.

Become a member and enjoy:

  • Unlimited entry to Zealandia (exhibition and sanctuary valley) for 12 months during normal opening hours.
  • Exclusive access to the sanctuary from 7am.
  • Bring up to 5 friends for half price on any day visit.
  • 50% off our unforgettable “Zealandia by Night” tour.
  • 10% discount in the Zealandia Store and at Rata café.
  • Regular updates with special invitations, news and events.

As a Zealandia member you will be helping us to:

  • Achieve our 500-year goal of restoring a corner of mainland NZ to the way it was before humans arrived.
  • Provide a safe haven for endangered species such as little spotted kiwi, saddleback, kākā, hihi, tuatara and giant wētā.
  • Share New Zealand’s conservation story and inspire locals and visitors alike.
  • Preserve a piece of our natural heritage for generations to come.


Member type Cost per year
Adult (aged 18+) $62
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children aged 5-17) $99
Concession (senior/student) $54
+ Additional adult (not applicable against concession) $31
+ Additional concession $27
+ Additional child (5-17 yrs) $15

All members as part of a membership must reside at the same address.
Senior concessions require a Senior Gold Card.
Student concessions require valid Student ID.

Become a member today

Please call (04) 920 9200 or drop in to our Visitor Centre.

Buy or renew online: Adult / Family / Concession membership (additional members permitted).

You can also become a Zealandia member by completing and posting our membership form. Alternatively, sign up at the admissions desk when you next visit, or call (04) 920 9200.