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Kiwi North, Kiwi House and Museum

500 State Highway 14 | Maunu, Whangarei 0179, New Zealand
+64 9-438 9630
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Very interesting ! Amazing

Amazing to see kiwis ! :) And also Geckos, Tuatara, and all the museum. In addition the staff is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
oliverforest2017
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Peek at a Kiwi

See a Kiwi without having to wander out into the bush or native reserves. Sometimes its very hard... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Warren H
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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“heritage park” (7 reviews)
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500 State Highway 14 | Maunu, Whangarei 0179, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to see kiwis ! :) And also Geckos, Tuatara, and all the museum. In addition the staff is very friendly and gives many interesting explanations! A place to go !

Thank oliverforest2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See a Kiwi without having to wander out into the bush or native reserves. Sometimes its very hard to view Kiwi's unless your prepared to stay up into the early hours or wander the few places outdoors that they can be spotted in outdoors habitat,...More

Thank Warren H
Allie F, Manager at Kiwi North, Kiwi House and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for the review - it is wonderful for us to get feedback from our community and for that feedback to go out to the international community. It is an honour for us to be able to give people the gift of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here as we were hoping to see the kiwis. Staff were really friendly and helpful and we did get to see one of the kiwis briefly and in more detail via the cameras. We think we were lucky though and you could easily...More

Thank wigwam105
Allie F, Manager at Kiwi North, Kiwi House and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry you were disappointed with some aspects of your visit. The current pair of kiwi are very young and have not been with us for very long so as yet...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a neat place to see those elusive Kiwi :) nice natural habitat and fantastic informative staff. Several lizards and other small creatures to view etc. We saw the female being very active and the only poked his head out. Worth the visit! The...More

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff Joey was really helpful. She showed us around the Kiwi House and gave us a lot of interesting facts about the creatures we saw there. We can feel her passion about her job and the great nature. We really enjoyed our time spent there....More

Thank bill_wangzc
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great place if you would like to see and know more about kiwis. Staff where great and taught us everything you need to know. Luckily for us we got to seeboth of the kiwis in action. Recomend it✌

Thank August O
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Finding this was like hitting the jackpot for us. There was something for everyone. It's well worth going when the Kiwis are feed and sticking around when they bring out the Tuatara. There's lots to see and do, not just in the Kiwi House but...More

Thank Kaehly
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We found this on google by accident on our way through to Paihia. The staff really make this place, they gave an age appropriate introduction to the kiwi for our boys and we also saw part of a talk with a tuatara. The small museum...More

1  Thank Fozziestravels
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Such a awsome place with so much to do. Can learn so much and one of the best places to see a kiwi! The staff are amazing and so friendly and know what they are talking about.

Thank 887breeannab
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

What a surprise haven't been for years and will be back. Friendly staff that explained the map and what thinks there was to see. Kiwi North has been upgraded and there are new kiwis to see. Definitely recommend.More

Thank Kristi24_13
Allie F, Manager at Kiwi North, Kiwi House and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hi there, Excellent! It is fabulous for us to get a review like this that notes all the changes and the hard work that has gone into them. Although we educate about and advocate for the past we are always looking forward, trying to be...More

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Travel_mama_sgp
21 January 2017|
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Response from Allie F | Property representative |
Kia ora, Allie here from Kiwi North. As others have already answered our entrance fees are: $20 adults $15 adult students and seniors (65 in NZ but we honour whatever the age is in the visitors country) $5 children at... More
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Kath S
21 June 2016|
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Response from EdnaTait | Reviewed this property |
The feeding times now are 11am, 1pm and 3pm. As the birds are starting to grow up they do self feed from time to time and are more active after the first and third feeding. Kiwis are night birds so visitors should arrive a... More
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meegan_michel
30 April 2016|
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Response from Allie F | Property representative |
Hello there, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes the Museum and Kiwi House are definitely wheelchair friendly. They are on different levels but there is a lift. Our bathrooms are wheelchair approved. Exploring the Park may... More
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