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Rainbow Springs Nature Park

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Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Set among the native trees and beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Nature Park offers a fun-filled and action-packed day out for the whole family. Learn about New Zealand's fascinating natural history and meet the interesting creatures who...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 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 2 days ago

This is a great change of pace from the large tours at the geyser fields- a beautiful forest, including some gorgeous Redwood giants, set around a forest full of aviaries highlighting the unique birds of New Zealand tied together by a sweet 20 foot waterfall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ron1733
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend to do this as a family outting. The shop was out of fish food but the wondeful lady got us some. Was such a neat walk around and the water ride was great. However children must now be 5 and even then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank genspies2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on a very rainy afternoon. The park was almost empty and our visit was great. Staff were friendly and helpful. The kiwi exhibit was fantastic. Beautiful waterfall feature. The Big Splash was a big hit - a simple water ride with one big...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kidsaregreat
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome morning spent here. Staff were all very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Lots of options to either follow a guide or wander by yourselves. We paid extra and did the behind the scenes tour of the Kiwi Hatchery and that was amazing. Kiwi's were amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BorntobeaTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s great that they have a conservation program for Kiwi’s, however in regards to animals there is not much more to it. It did feel like we paid to walk through a rain forest.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gallifreyfalls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It seems as if the park is undergoing quite a bit of renovations and upgrades. I made sure to be there for the bird show but was disappointed that it is not taking place now. The tickettaker told me that the birds are undergoing training...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ptyduke
Marketing_NTT, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kia ora ptyduke, Thank you for taking the time to place your review on TripAdvisor, we appreciate your feedback. We're really sorry to hear that your visit didn't meet your expectations, however we're glad that you were able to see kiwi and that it was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the great privilege to see a baby Kiwi arrive at the centre. We were allowed to see him up close ( through glass to protect him ) . They do a great job here raising the Kiwis, boosting their numbers and helping them...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nipandtuck
Marketing_NTT, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora nipandtuck, Thank you for taking the time to place your review on TripAdvisor, we appreciate your feedback. So glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Rainbow Springs and got the opportunity to see a baby kiwi arrive. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little park - very beautiful and lots of cool things to see. We took our one year old who enjoyed herself.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank itskats
Marketing_NTT, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Seeking12, Thank you for taking the time to place your review on TripAdvisor – we appreciate your feedback. It’s wonderful to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit to Rainbow Springs. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth while booking the Kiwi encounter tour. The new display area is outstanding and congratulations on its presentation. Highly recommend visiting.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen O
Marketing_NTT, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Karen, Thank you for taking the time to place your review on TripAdvisor, we appreciate your feedback. So glad to hear you enjoyed our new Kiwi Burrow experience. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in the area....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of 30+ as part of our tour. The place was crowded and our guide was very poor. She did not wait for the group to get together before she went into her speil. Since there is lots to see, we missed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alvinfeingold
Marketing_NTT, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Alvinfeingold, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor, we appreciate your comments. We are very sorry to hear that your visit to Rainbow Springs didn't meet your expectations. You have provided very valuable feedback and we will make...More

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Shirley S
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
No - you are want of Paradise Valley - lions fed 2:30pm daily.
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NicoleS7747
6 February 2018|
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Response from KiwiColleen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely! They have picnic tables inside where you can eat - you're also able to get a ticket that allows you to go in and out for the day so you could always head out to get food then come back to eat it there
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