National Kiwi Hatchery Tour
See real kiwi conservation in action
Please note: Our cafe is closed. Our new cafe opens Tuesday 24 September. A coffee cart is onsite. Learn more.
Rainbow Springs is proud to be home of the National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa, the world's leading kiwi hatchery! We're extremely proud to be have hatched over 1900 kiwi chicks to date, making us the world's largest and most successful hatching centre.
For an extra $10 per person donation to the National Kiwi Hatchery, you can enjoy a 'behind the scenes' tour of our Hatchery to see real kiwi conservation in action.
Learn all about the efforts of our kiwi husbandry team, discover what it takes to hatch a chick... and if you're really lucky, see baby chicks in person!
Learn more about the National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa, including how you can help!