Rainbow Springs is open every day from 8.30am until late. On Christmas Day the park closes at 5.00pm (last ticket sales are at 4pm). Our Cafe is open from 9am - 4pm every day (5pm on weekends).
During Winter, the last ticket sold is 9.30pm. The car park entry gate is also closed at this time, with the park closing at 10.00pm.
During Summer (daylight saving hours), the last ticket sold is at 10.00pm. The car park entry gate is also closed at this time, with the park closing at 10.30pm.
Kiwi Encounter Behind the Scenes tours operate daily on the hour between 10.00am and 4.00pm. You can also see kiwi in the open air night aviary from dusk each evening.
The Big Splash normally operates every day between the hours of 9:30am until 5pm.
The free-flight bird show is at 11.30am every day. A 2.30pm show also runs during NZ school holidays and from 26 December to 31 January. Guests MUST be seated in the bird show auditorium 5 minutes before show times. Strictly no late admittance, as it can cause the birds to fly away!