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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird show” (255 reviews)
“big splash” (277 reviews)
“kiwi encounter” (116 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 3 days ago

We attended late in the day on a ships tour. I had been before and was hoping for some changes but there were very few. The park is great and there are trout and animals a plenty, particularly the Kiwi’s. There are only 3 there...More

Thank Mandn157
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful adventure for any age, majority of staff were genuinely helpful and happy in their jobs. Even the builders happily explained the new attraction they were building. The cafe food is very average but the coffee was great. Excellent value for money experience with the...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Glad to hear that you had fun at the park, and we will take your comments regarding the food on-board :)

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjpyed this place and obviously the chance to see a live kiwi is brilliant.we were lucky enough to see two.if your into wild life or birds this is well worth a visit.

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

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went quite late in the day (6pm - which we didn't think would be TOO late since it is open until 10:30pm). We received discounted prices which was nice, as some sections had been closed for the day. Although it was nice to avoid...More

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

Kia ora Gina, I'm sorry to hear that you left the park feeling disappointed. The kiwi are coming out quite late now (around 9pm), as this is when it gets dark and why you have to come back at night. We will certainly take your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A wide variety of exhibits. This si the spot to see kiwis with ease. some lovely walking tracks featuring New Zealand flora and fauna. Try the boat ride.

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

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricey, but everything seems to be in this area. Our kids enjoyed it so much though. Drinking from the spring and feeding the animals was so fun! The staff were all really kind as well. Great for the little ones.

Thank milfamilia4
shelley_burnett, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not heaps of animals but we thoroughly enjoyed the bird show. Entry $40 for an adult a bit steep. There were school groups the day we went so it was very busy. Ride wasn’t great but it’s for free when you get into the park....More

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

Thanks for your review :) Yes, we are currently in the process of updating our Big Splash experience, apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we visit rainbow spring park in November 2017 it was pleasure to visit here great bird show the big splash ride was great really enjoyable day trip best gift shop this is a whole day evant rainbow spring is locted near gondala rotorua

Thank Harakchand-Gadiya
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

We visited Rainbow Springs at night as part of the Mitai Beauty by Night Combo. We were thrilled to look over into the kiwi enclosures and see the kiwis really well just a couple of feet away with no glass between us and them. Our...More

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

Thanks for your review! So happy that you enjoyed seeing kiwi!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great example of the stunning NZ forest. Great bird show and the Big Splash was great and educational. Limited viewing of the kiwis so probably plan to pay the extra for the behind the scenes tour.

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

Thanks for your review!

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Sonia H
10 November 2017|
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Response from slipperyfish141046 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, but if you want to see the lions being fed this happens at 2.30, but is a bit of a non event
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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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