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Rainbow Springs Nature Park

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Address: 192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 7-350 0440
08:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The majestic magic of New Zealand's wildlife comes together in one...

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.

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Take your time whilst walking around. Enjoy the giant trees and crystal clear creek with large visable trout. Buy an empty bottle made from renuable materials on your way in, and... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take your time whilst walking around. Enjoy the giant trees and crystal clear creek with large visable trout. Buy an empty bottle made from renuable materials on your way in, and fill it from the spring taps. Remember to top it up on the way out. The kids loved the kiwi experience. Seeing baby kiwis, they chatted about it for... More 

Thank Richard H
Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's all about the kids and they loved it. The park is so well spaced out.. new ride was wicked. The bird show was neat.

Thank darrenalibint21
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a good day out especially with the nature side with the wildlife. Lots of aviaries of Kiwi birds, reptiles and fish and of course the actual Kiwi! We saw three in the Kiwi house! (Your ticket also gets you in to the Agrodome down the road, which is farm with farm animals, shearing of sheep etc.) There is... More 

Thank naomi_wallis
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great family day out. Travelled with family including 4 grandchildren ages 6 to 6 months and we all had a fun time. Informative staff told us about the Tuatara, took in the bird show and rode The Big Splash. Well laid out grounds and good facilities.

Thank Dijo49
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very limited time here as our visit was prearranged by Scenic who we holidayed with. After a quick walk around we had a talk on kiwis and then went into the area where they have some prior to release, unfortunately we only saw one young one and then it was time to leave, it would have been... More 

Thank smiler52
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow this place is very clean an tidy, the wildlife was entertaining. My daughter got to participate in the bird show with lots of laughs they had some beautiful big parrots. The boat ride at end sealed the deal.

Thank Simon W
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The park itself is very nice so long as you like fish and birds. If you're wanting other wildlife then Paradise Valley is where you want to go. The bird show is very good and you should enjoy it. There is a flume ride called The Big Splash which is ok but not fantastic. The commentary only partially works on... More 

Thank Duane O
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool birds show, very entertaining and engaging with the public! Good walk through your and Easter family pass special made it all worth it!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great spot to visit some of the rarest and colourful native animals of New Zealand. Amazing work in conservation and protecting the Kiwi with its hatchery program. Enclosures are interactive as you can go inside the aviaries and the animals are very well cared for. Great for the kids to learn about native wildlife and see them up close.... More 

Thank Megan A
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

W loved it here really enjoyed it & it's entertainment for family....my daughter really enjoyed it here & will return to this place again. ...

Thank Nia A

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