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Rainbow Springs Nature Park

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Address: 192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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+64 7-350 0440
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08:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The majestic magic of New Zealand's wildlife comes together in one...

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.

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Beautiful way to spend a few hours

Such a nice place to waste the day away! Nice little cafe - although when we went there was only a couple of things left in the cabinet. The Big Splash was a pretty cool ride... read more

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Te Awamutu, Waikato, New Zealand
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Te Awamutu, Waikato, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a nice place to waste the day away! Nice little cafe - although when we went there was only a couple of things left in the cabinet. The Big Splash was a pretty cool ride, great for all ages I would say.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this was my 12 year old son's favorite activity. plenty to do. educational with good signs. the big splash was fun, and easy. the bird show was ok. boy, there were some big trout in the pools though!

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Thank Clare O
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nicely done "zoo" whose main function is to show off New Zealand's birds especially the Kiwi. The enclosures are spacious and informative with the birds flying over you. They love their trout and there was a huge eel in one of the enclosure. The Kiwi encounter was amazing, well worth it! For the kids there is a separate water... More 

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Thank Harold C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rainbow springs is a fabulous place to take a family, or for anyone interested in New Zealand's flora and fauna. The Kiwi experience was why i travelled, and the work they do at Rainbow springs is so amazing, please please support them with donations and by booking onto the Kiwi Experience to help save these charismatic little birds. The Park... More 

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Thank samthecannon
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely place to take children and certainly value for money as the pass is valid for 24 hours. Feel it does need a bit of an upgrade though.

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Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The park is excellent to walk around but the absolute must is going back at night to view the Kiwi's in their enclosure. This was a highlight to be able to get really close to these elusive, nocturnal birds

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Thank Mark F
Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such a fun time here. Kids loved running around seeing the tuataras and the birds. We happen to get to the kea area just in time to listen to a lovely lady tell us about them and she was so patient with all my 10 year olds questions. Walking through the kiwi sanctuary was so special and bonus... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this in 2015 and was a wonderful area to see Lions and must to see them when they feed them. A nice walk around the Bush. Farm animals to feed also.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Take your time whilst walking around. Enjoy the giant trees and crystal clear creek with large visable trout. Buy an empty bottle made from renuable materials on your way in, and fill it from the spring taps. Remember to top it up on the way out. The kids loved the kiwi experience. Seeing baby kiwis, they chatted about it for... More 

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Thank Richard H
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's all about the kids and they loved it. The park is so well spaced out.. new ride was wicked. The bird show was neat.

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