Timings : 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Monday to Saturday)
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM (Sundays)
Time Required : 2-3 hours
Entry Fee : NZD 40 - Adult
NZD 36 - Senior citizen
NZD 20 - Child
OVERVIEW: Lapped inside the scenic contours of Rotorua, a place of abundant lakes and exotic fauna Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park is an exclusive wildlife centre specially curated for the tourists all across to see what New Zealand boasts of. There is an eclectic range of guided tours by some of their professional tour guides who will let you in about the varied range of reptiles, birds, mammals you will come across in their park
The Kiwi Hatchery and nursery is one of the most remarkable sightseeing spots after the waterfalls that dot the area at several corners.
You will come across various types of trout, Rainbow trout, Brown Trout, Tiger Trout and North American trout in the flowing streams, fish and take some of them back home. There are places in the park that are known for breeding some exclusive and rare birdlife Kiwi, Kaka, Kea, and Kereru. For children the park also some fun rides like the Big Splash, a waterslide, or an early morning bird watching in an open-air aviary.
Guided tour- A dedicated team of experienced guides will take the visitors through the very insides of the park, make you see and notice the rich fauna of New Zealand lush land, introduce you to exotic species. The fauna comprises of birdlife like parrots, keas and kaka and of course the kiwis.
The guides will let you in about the conservation facts about some of the exotic and rare breeds. The reptile family comprises of geckos, skinks and the massive tuataras. The tours are available in multiple languages, English and Chinese being the central ones.
The Big Splash Waterslide Ride- The ride is included in your day pass itself and is a fun ride for children. It is a 9-minute ride that will take them through a glimpse of a thrilling water adventure right through the greenery of Rotorua. The rides are open from 9:30-5: 00 pm with an afternoon break of 1 hour from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm.The rules of the ride are:
Kiwi Burrow- It is a fun and informative wing of the park where you will stand in a massive, human-sized Kiwi egg and know about the rare and exotic breed, and the conservation steps taken by the park.
There is an in-house cafe where you can grab a bite after the tours.
Ask a question from the travellers who have experience.