Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Te Korowai o Mihiwaka

Nau Mai, Haere Mai, Ki Te Korowai o Mihiwaka

Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 9:30am – 4:30pm

Horopito Cafe is open 10am – 3pm
Surcharge applies on public holidays

Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Orokonui is a 307 hectare biodiversity sanctuary near Dunedin, New Zealand. Home to many threatened species and habitats, Orokonui’s long term goal is to ensure its species and community thrive.

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#KākāCam now live

Ever thought your favourite reality TV show could do with more screeching and flapping? We are super excited to announce #KākāCam is now live! Port Otago and Orokonui Ecosanctuary are this week launching Kākā Cam, a 24/7 camera situated deep in the sanctuary and focused on a busy feeding station. A kākā gets up close and personal…

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Help Count Kākā this Feb

Hundreds of hours of staff and volunteer time go towards caring for kākā at Orokonui. From keeping the sanctuary mammalian predator free, checking nest boxes, filling and cleaning feeders, banding and surveying, and educating people. It’s suffice to say these charismatic taoka keep us busy. But is all this mahi working? Are kākā numbers on…

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