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

Park

8.30am - 5.30pm (last entry 5.00pm)

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

Cafe 

9.00am - 4.00pm every day

Big Splash 

9.30am - 5pm

Discover Rainbow Springs

There's new stuff popping up every day at Rainbow Springs

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 (and 2:30pm during school holidays)! 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!

National Kiwi Hatchery

We're proud to be home of the National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa, the world's largest kiwi hatchery! Together, with our partners, we're ensuring kiwis remain for future generations.