Kiwi Ranger is a fun and interactive programme initiated by the Department of Conservation (DOC) that incorporates various sites, such as national parks, ecosanctuaries, heritage centres and reserves across the country. Each site provides a booklet of activities suitable from ages 3 - 103!!. Age categorises outline the number of activities to be completed. Its FREE to do!! and once you've finished you receive a Kiwi Ranger badge corresponding to the site. There are 7 other sites in New Zealand where you can gain other badges. Otamahua/Quail Island has only recently become a Kiwi Ranger Site.
Kiwi Ranger guides families to make the most of their visit, by taking it beyond a mere walk in the park, to an experience worth remembering and treasuring.
Booklets can be obtained on the Black Cat ferry boat or from the Lyttelton i-site. Return your completed booklet to either of these places to claim your badge.
The program is available to do from October to April. Group bookings only in the winter months to Quail Island.
Bookings on the ferry are NOT required. Make your way to B Jetty on Lyttelton Harbour. Departure times are 10.20am and returning at 3.30pm. Additional departure of 12.20pm during December and January.
For group bookings and school groups please call (03) 384 0621