Travelers are voting Karori Wildlife Sanctuary as the best wildlife reserve near Wellington. There is 1 wildlife reserve near Napier a city just 167 km from Wellington. The most popular of these is Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre near Napier. You can find 1 wildlife reserve in Wellington Region and 9 wildlife reserves in the country of New Zealand. Karori Wildlife Sanctuary is the top pick in New Zealand. Want more? Check out our map of wildlife reserves near Wellington.