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Kiwi Birdlife Park

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Address: Brecon St, Queenstown, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 8059
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Enjoy the sight and sounds of New Zealand's wildlife and bush in our 5 acre...

Enjoy the sight and sounds of New Zealand's wildlife and bush in our 5 acre breeding sanctuary. See real kiwi and over twenty other native birds and reptiles, including the Tuatara. Experience conservation in action.

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Focus on Conservation and Restoration,

Perhaps the key is that I had low expectations going in. What I enjoyed most about it, is prior to having been made a bird park, the site was a dump. Another aspect I enjoyed was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Kolkata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perhaps the key is that I had low expectations going in. What I enjoyed most about it, is prior to having been made a bird park, the site was a dump. Another aspect I enjoyed was the focus on conservation and restoration, and that most birds in the park were there because they had been injured and were taken in.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am a wildlife enthusiast and have had involvement with wildlife parks in Australia, so I was really excited to see this facility. The kiwis were great and the bird show was well run and quite informative, but the rest of the park left a lot to be desired. Larger free-flying aviaries would have been great but the enclosures were... More 

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Hewitt, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful people trying to save the endangered kiwis. The bird show was fun and informative. Hard to see the kiwis in the enclosure because they require the darkness

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am sorry it took me 6 years living in Queenstown to make it here - such a cool local attraction. There is much more land tucked away in there than I realised! We were lucky enough to see the parks adorable 2 month old kiwi chick, and the conservation show was really cool. Yes, entry is not especially cheap... More 

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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the few places you will ever see a kiwi bird. Each guest is given a set of headphones to learn about the various kinds of birds. They have a nice live bird show. This place appears to have a sincere interest in preserving NZ's decliinig bird populations. Highly recommended. Great for families wth children of any... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, a wee bit expensive but going during a feeding and the conservation show made it a TOtally worth it. Perfect rainy/foggy day/half day activity and perfect if you need a break from all the hiking and activities available in the South Island.

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Thank LieselMary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This park delivers what it says. The adult cost is NZD46, but senior concession is given. The 30 min conservation display is a well choreographed fly over of several birds along with intro to possum, rats and lizard. Good explanation by well informed keepers obviously passionate about what they do. The feeding time for Kiwis is a must to complete... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This park is very small....you could walk the whole park in 20 minutes. The bird presentation is interesting and the video quiz which is running while waiting is fun. If you don't line up being around for an actual feeding time for the kiwis, you will never see them. This is critical to making your $100. worthwhile. There are a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An expensive visit but I appreciate it is a private park. Well informed and passionate staff and a great opportunity to see a Kiwi in the darkened Kiwi House. The grounds are beautiful and the gift shop well stocked.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for the first time recently and felt a bit bad that I had waited for so long. Seeing Kiwi for the first time was awesome, and the amazing staff put on a great show. They are clearly passionate about conservation and NZ wildlife and this shows. I had no idea the park was as big as it is and... More 

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