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Rainbow Springs Nature Park

#17 of 111 things to do in Rotorua Features Animals
192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-350 0440
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The majestic magic of New Zealand's wildlife comes together in one incredible place - Rainbow Springs, Rotorua. Set amongst the native trees and beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Nature Park offers a fun-packed and educational experience for the whole family. Learn about New Zealand's fascinating natural history and come closer than ever to the creatures who call this great land of ours home. The fun never stops at Rainbow Springs with our impressive playground area, the thrilling Big Splash water ride and ever popular Bird Show. Rainbow Springs is also one of Rotorua's premier kids party venues with attentive and friendly staff on hand to take care of everything. For something a little more grown up, business, social and wedding functions are also popular and available here.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“big splash” (267 reviews)
“kiwi encounter” (108 reviews)
“trout” (223 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 22:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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+64 7-350 0440
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Reviewed yesterday

When arriving at the check in, my initial reaction was that it was too expensive. However as I had guest a from Canada, decided that we would pay the price. So glad that we did for i Rainbow Springs is a wonderful insight into our...More

Thank jkloveday
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes. Nice place but not much to do here. With half an hour it is enough. Of course, weather did not help us.

Thank gatototo
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are always looking for suggestions to improve our park and would love to hear your ideas if you have any :) please email info@rainbowsprings.co.nz

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited late in the afternoon with the only mission to see a live kiwi!! We arrived in enough time to see the kiwi nocturnal enclosure. They were happily running around in the dark digging for food. No photos or load noises in this exhibit....More

Thank Rynell H
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for leaving a review! It's great that you came back at night to see kiwi :)

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We brought the tickets for Thursday night to see the kiwis then used the day pass on the Friday. The kiwis were out in full force. My favourite bird so we stayed there for an hour watching them run up and down. You're in an...More

Thank Daniel F
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review! So happy to hear that you came and visited the kiwi at night!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the short guided tour in the park and saw Kiwis, other unique birds, Tuataras and trouts in their natural habitat. Didn't get to see any show since we had limited time.

Thank anaissasy
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for popping in to Rainbow Springs :) We are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked tickets through Bookme.com - will not be making that mistake again... book direct the discount is simply a lie - but that takes me off the point - Rainbow Springs is a lovely place to visit with children of all ages.. we visited at...More

Thank Jaime H
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review. We are sorry to hear you had issues with bookme, if you send us the details to info@rainbowsprings.co.nz we can follow this up :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were treated to a guided tour of the Kiwi House. Although there were no Kiwi Chicks in residence, the birth process and the care taken by this facility to ensure the birth of a healthy Kiwi chick. We then followed the path to see...More

Thank Owen C
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with our two kids on a Sunday morning in May. We pretty much had the place to ourselves, it was very quiet. Some interesting and unique bird species can be seen here, as well as the iconic kiwi ( we saw a...More

Thank Gary M
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We always love to hear how we can improve Rainbow Springs to improve the experience for our customers, if you have any suggestions please forward them to info@rainbowsprings.co.nz :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned about the keewee. You won't believe how large the egg of a keewee is. We saw a live keewee in its natural habitat.

Thank Herman B
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! :)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The main theme of Rainbow Springs Nature Park in the efforts to maintain the conservation of Kiwi, the national bird of New Zealand. The presentation of the conservationist of the park has showing that the flyness now gradually become prey of domestic animal: dogs, cats....

Thank Vuong N
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review :)

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