Discover the fun at Rainbow Springs!

Join us in nature for an action-packed day out! Get up close with the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts that call New Zealand home.

School Holidays Special Offer! 

Thinking of heading to Rotorua over the next school holidays?

Don't miss our special school holidays offer!

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New: Guided Tours! 

We're excited to announce that guided tours will be included in your Park admission from October!

Now you can see, learn and discover even more as our passionate and experienced guides take you on a journey of New Zealand's wildlife story! 

Then join our special Kiwi Guided Tour to hear all about our national icon and see them for yourself up close in our kiwi enclosure.

Both tours depart regularly and are included in your park entry free.

Our popular Big Splash ride and your favourite playscapes are still here too, making it the perfect family day out... there's even more to do at Rainbow Springs this October! 

New Discoveries.  

There's always lots of exciting new things to see and do in the parkGet ready to be amazed and entertained at our new and dynamic free-flight Bird Show. Have endless fun discovering our awesome new Playscapes and Waterplay area. Meet Whio (blue ducks) and Giant Kokopu, our newest park residents!

Remember to jump aboard the Big Splash ride on your visit to the park and get ready to be thrilled! You can ride as many times as you like! 

What's on today? (Monday)


Juvenile Tuatara Feeding

Meet at Reptiles' Rock

Don't miss the opportunity to come face to face with this living fossil.


Kea Encounter

Meet at the Kea Aviary

Meet at the kea enclosure through the front entrance, and help our bird keeper enrich our very clever male kea! Watch them solve puzzles for food rewards and learn some handy new tricks from the keeper.

Discover our fun Playscapes!

Hidden throughout the park are some exciting new Playscapes and Water Play areas that will teach you all about native species and conservation in a fun way! They're FREE with your Day Pass!

Meet Kiwi

Kiwi are shy, ground-dwelling creatures that only come out at night. However, don't worry about missing them on your visit to Rainbow Springs as a guided tour of our nocturnal kiwi enclosure is included in your Day Pass!

Explore Rainbow Springs

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 unique animals.

Ride the Big Splash!

Jump aboard The Big Splash ride for a nine-minute journey of discovery! You'll learn some of New Zealand's unique stories and get a splashing good thrill at the end! Age/height restrictions apply.