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Big Rock Fun Park

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747 State Highway 5 | Wairakei, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
+64 21 965 153
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Closed Down and is no longer operating

Kids were REALLY disappointed when we got there to discover it had closed down. I should have... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Daniel B
The Maze

The maze was the best thing for me. I only ever went to this park in the 2007 Christmas Holidays... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
CSyde
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Big Rock Fun Park is a destination for families to enjoy hours of fun. We have mini golf, maze with slide, bungy trampolines, go-karts, children's ride on motorised animals, children's bumper cars, children's playground, a motorised cycle track for all ages and a fantastic cafe serving both menu and cabinet food with great coffee. Birthday Parties, Team Building and other function hire available. Come visit us 10 minutes from Taupo town centre on State Highway 5 to Rotorua.
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21 Dec 2016
“Closed Down and is no longer operating”
8 Aug 2016
“The Maze”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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747 State Highway 5 | Wairakei, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
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+64 21 965 153
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Kids were REALLY disappointed when we got there to discover it had closed down. I should have noticed the clues when the website didn't resolve and the hotel reception didn't know about Big Rock. The sign out front has been mostly painted black and there...More

1  Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The maze was the best thing for me. I only ever went to this park in the 2007 Christmas Holidays and I never went again since, although I would like to go back. I heard rumours that this park is no longer open. Is that...More

Thank CSyde
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

We discovered this wonderful spot on the way back from a tangi in November 2014 with our then-12 month old and were so excited to come back when she was older and more able to enjoy everything. I was just now hunting you down to...More

7  Thank jjdurham89
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

We went here as a family of 4 over the school holidays. The staff are really friendly and very hard working. Good points were: Great animal park for kids to get close to the wildlife; a good range of fun activities for all ages; nicely...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

A great range of things to do for all kids from toddlers to teenagers. Owners went out of their way to make sure we had a fantastic day. I thought it was excellent value for money. Grounds and facilities very well maintained. My boys had...More

2  Thank MACMAC650
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Reviewed 27 March 2015

A Great place to take the family. There is an endless list of things for the kids to see and do. The staff are very friendly and helpful. If you are looking for something to do with the family then look no further.

2  Thank Leanne S
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Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Make sure it's on your to do list if youre in taupo. 15 mins out of taupo on the way to rotorua. Farm animals petting zoo, playground complete with ride on battery charged animals, bouncy castle, mini train, slides, trampolines and heaps of climbing and...More

1  Thank Rachel B
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

This park is a fun day out for all the family. There are heaps of fun activities for everyone. Anyone could enjoy coming to this park. My favourite is the segway's they are extremely fun for everyone. I highly recommend Big Rock Fun Park.

2  Thank Jaimee M
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Lynn E, Owner at Big Rock Fun Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2015

Thank you for taking the time to place a review, we appreciate your response. We are so pleased you had a great day. Thank you.

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Reviewed 24 March 2015

Came here late last year and would not return..... Thought it had a great concept but way way too expensive you have to pay 7.00 for 1 go on each thing and they sell you tokens packaged you can have some for 50.00 or 100.00...More

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Lynn E, Owner at Big Rock Fun Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2015

Thank you for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor. In response to your review, I totally understand your comment on a staff member, this was addressed back in December and the staff member is no longer employed at the park. "Pricey"...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2015

Visited the park with our 6 year old an 11 month old. Friendly staff and great prices. Food was also well priced and nice. Best part was the petting zoo. The down falls were that they say helmets must be worn but 99% of the...More

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Lynn E, Owner at Big Rock Fun Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2015

Thank you for visiting Big Rock Fun Park we appreciate and respect all feed back. The problem with the helmets is a daily problem as children tend to pull hard on the straps instead of pushing the clip together to take off helmets, this inevitable...More

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weekendtraveller363
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Response from Lynn E | Property representative |
Sorry we have closed the park it will not re open at this stage. so sorry.
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