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Rainbow Springs Nature Park

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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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“bird show” (246 reviews)
“big splash” (267 reviews)
“kiwi encounter” (112 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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

We came here on a day where it was cold and raining but we didn't let that dampen our spirits. Rainbow Springs provided umbrellas for all who were there. The kids loved the ride the Big Splash although it was a shame that they could...More

Thank hobbywood
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here as part of a cruise ship excursion and really enjoyed it. For the photographer, the focus is nature on the closeup scale, not grand vistas. Bring a zoom lens to simplify life, expect variations of white balance and ISA, and a tripod...More

Thank FredPurdue
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A tour guide is there explaining the different type of trees, plants and their significance to new Zealand. Also show you a cctv on the young kiwi which they kept in a protective environment, etc Cam gain more insight and info on new zealand flora...More

Thank lskoh
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went with s group from the Taupo SPCA Op shop on a lovely sunny day. Beautiful setting lots of native bush loved all the huge trout and the big eel! The cafe and picnic area were excellent and well suited to groups or just...More

Thank Cherry T
Reviewed 4 days ago

The animals are well cared for and easy to view. Some characters of goats and llamas who are very curious, great for small children especially . Feeding the loins was a bit of an anticlimax as they were not that interested, probably they know it...More

Thank slipperyfish141046
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There's so much to do and so much to see. Kids, 3,6&8 all had fun. The Big Splash is a must! The exhibits were excellent too. Easily spotted the animals and write ups were clear and simple and educational.

Thank wkhloh
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for leaving a fantastic review! Glad you had a great day out!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went mid afternoon and was offered the school holiday family discount. To be honest after visiting I wouldn't of wanted to pay a cent more. The big drop ride was good and the drop excellent, the staff friendly. However the eagle was broken and...More

Thank Jasper027
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kia ora Jasper, I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review of your experience in the park. We want to ensure that all of our customers have a fantastic day out at Rainbow Springs and your comments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Kiwi eggs ready to hatch, scientists acting out their roles in a glass fronted room like a living exhibit and an enthusiastic guide, made for an unusual and interesting experience! Rest of the park was nice to explore and kids loved it.

Thank Inkyandwe
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review and I am happy to hear that your kids loved it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the ‘behind the scenes kiwi experience’ . We were so lucky , we got to see a kiwi begin to hatch from it’s egg. We could not see the whole place because of bad weather, but we enjoyed our visit quite a bit.

Thank gypsybloood
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review - so happy that you got to see a kiwi hatch begin!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Rainbow Springs with my wife and two girls aged 8 and 6. There was something for all of us there. Even if the weather isn't the best, they provide umbrellas so you can carry in exploring without getting drenched! I'd highly recommend the Kiwi...More

Thank KiwiRedAuckland
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting the park and taking the time to leave a wonderful 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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