Opening Times.

Your Day Pass includes repeat entry for the day of purchase until closing. So you can come and go as many times as you like!

Opening Times


Summer: 8.30am - 10.30pm (last entry 10.00pm)

Winter: 8.30am - 10.00pm (last entry 9.30pm) (Begins 2nd April 2018)

Christmas Day: 8.30am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm)


9.00am - 4.00pm every day

Big Splash 

Summer 9.30am - 5.30pm

Winter: 9.30am - 5pm

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.

Help out in our new Bird Show!

Get ready to be amazed and entertained at our new and dynamic free-flight bird show. This 30-minute show runs each day at 11.30am! It's FREE with your Day Pass!

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.

Rainbow Springs will get you closer to kiwi than ever before. During the day, meet kiwi in our nocturnal house!