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Rainbow Springs Nature Park

#17 of 112 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” (110 reviews)
“trout” (228 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 4 days ago

Experience the tall redwoods, the fresh water trout the yearlings and other native birds and fauna, the kiwi house was exceptionally great with the birds scampering around and fossicking for grubs.

Thank ClintonPhil
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited while the water ride was out of order and although that didn't bother us, not intending to use it, we were each given $5.00 discount off the entry price as well as a senior rate which impressed us from the start. we've been...More

Thank 55vintage
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving such a nice review :) Glad to hear that you enjoyed the park.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to, short lines and you can see the kiwi. Great for seeing some of New Zealand's wildlife.

Thank Victoriajag32
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw a kiwi. Lots of other sights to see. Birds a plenty. Guide was helpful and polite. Highly recommended.

Thank Jashedan
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted for an evening visit to catch the kiwis, so glad we did- beautiful shy little creatures, really enjoyed meeting the other inhabitants though well worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank Sarah E
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's great that you got to see the kiwi at night!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We learned so much from making our way through the park. Our Maori guide was entertaining and knowledgable. There many birds we would not have seen had we not taken this tour. We learned about Kiwi life and the breeding program. It is well worth...More

Thank Annabelle S
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a great time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Contrary to what is listed on the board, when I was running short of time, they did let me book the Kiwi Encounter at Rainbow Springs without the entire park admission. As my group only had me scheduled that hour, I had the young handsome...More

Thank ttm85
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had a great time and I will forward your compliments to Ben :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good morning outing, got to see Kea and Kaka up close, beautiful setting and layout. Good value for money!

Thank leerundle
shelley_burnett, Director of Sales at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very interesting place. I was interested primarily in the kiwi conservation program and took the tour. We were led into a few rooms where we watched conservationists behind a glass panel working with kiwi eggs and monitoring the waiting period before the...More

Thank VWriter
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had a wonderful experience at the park :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place where you can see many animals such as bird, kiwis, swan etc. it is suitable for family with children. It has beautiful landscaping and little pond and lakes

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

Thanks for your review :)

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perutourist
13 July 2017|
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Response from K H |
I can answer my own question as we were there yesterday... The Kiwi Encounter is held only in daytime at the Kiwi Hatchery. See Rainbow Springs Website, it consists of a staff lecture and a few minutes in the darkened large... More
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