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Mill Creek Bird & Animal Encounters

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Wow! This place is so much fun! We arrived after it had been raining so of course no one else was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New South Wales, Australia
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Rustic and Wonderful

A great place to meander and experience a great bird experience. Friendly hosts and finish off with... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Whitianga, New Zealand
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“hand feeding”(2 reviews)
Bird & Animal Encounters of the best kind. Situated in beautiful valley surrounded by scenic hills. Over 400 birds and many friendly farm animals. Interaction with our birds and animals encouraged. Hold one of our Macaws or one of the smaller birds...more
365 Mill Creek Road, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0166
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This place is so much fun! We arrived after it had been raining so of course no one else was crazy enough to go to an animal park - but I’m so glad we did! We had the whole park to ourselves. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank itskats
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A great place to meander and experience a great bird experience. Friendly hosts and finish off with an ice cream at the shop

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank georob24
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner enjoyed our time here! Amazing animals and birds experience. I thought it was only good for families with kids but I was wrong - my inner child was super happy and excited!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnastasiaS1675
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is a great place to take families to and experience the animals. Lorikeets landing on you, hand feeding the animals, experience the eels. A great place for young and old alike - take a picnic and make a day of it! Great value for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We went as a Family which included all age groups and we all found the Park very interesting. The amount of work carried out by the lovely Owners, Gaye and Fred is quite amazing. As well as the vast number of birds plus the animals,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Carole-Auckland
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Family visit with Grandparents, uncle, niece and nephew. Owners are lovely and it was informative. Nice place to spend a couple of hours. Would visit again.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank PaulR7535
Reviewed 7 December 2017

My partner and I stopped in here during our weekend in Whitianga and as two grown adults we had an absolute blast. We must have weaseled in during a quiet time as we were completely undisturbed throughout the visit. We took our time through the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Arterially
Gaye B, Owner at Mill Creek Bird & Animal Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank for the great review. Glad you enjoyed yourself. The park is as much for adults as for kids!

Reviewed 16 November 2017

We stayed two nights. We received very clear directions on how to locate our cabin since we were arriving at night. The cabin was clean and located nearby all the common amenities - laundry, kitchen, and shared bathroom. The showers were hot, which is great...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank songlines
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Quiet, friendly, affordable and with decent facilities. An animal lovers paradise too. The cabins are quite nice and tidy and there are plenty of roaming animals that give the place a relaxed feel.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Nathan D
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

As backpackers that both love being in the presence of animals, we absolutely loved it here!! It's such a lovely little campsite surrounded by heaps of animals that look greatly looked after. Hosts are very kind people! I would recommend this place to everyone who...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Esmée d
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