Experience an action-packed day out! Watch wonderful birds, bugs and beasts closely be it Kiwi, kaka, kea or tuatara. Witness the world's largest kiwi hatchery and get the adrenaline rush at The Big Splash ride.
When to visit:
january - december
08:30 - 22:30 Everyday
Big Splash ride is available from 9:30AM to 5PM. Ride is included in the ticket price. | Tours depart every half hour (first tour departs 9am and last tour departs 4.30pm) and are approximately 40 minutes.
Set amongst the native trees and beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Nature Park provides a fun-packed and educational experience for the whole family. Get in close with New Zealand’s natural history and meet the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts. You can explore nature, season-wise new discoveries and meet the Kiwis here.
Explore nature: Learn all about New Zealand’s fascinating natural history and meet the interesting creatures. Each day their wildlife team run lots of Animal Encounters which allow you to get closer than ever to some of the interesting park residents including trout, reptiles and native birds.
New Discoveries: Be amazed and entertained at new and dynamic free-flight Bird Show. You can discover awesome new Playscapes and Waterplay area, Meet Whio (blue ducks) and Giant Kokopu. Experience the Big Splash ride on your visit to the park.
Meet Kiwi: During the day, meet kiwi in the nocturnal house.