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Rainbow Springs Essentials Pass.

Our most popular pass - your ticket to everything kiwi!

Purchase online and get 10% off your Day Pass!**

Guided Park Tour

Discover New Zealand's unique and fascinating wildlife and flora as you journey around our nature park.
Departing regularly, tours are approximately 40 minutes.

Taonga Experience

A special insight into the rich history behind our treasured artefacts and how Māori interacted with and conserved their natural world.
2.30pm daily, Rainbow Arena with additional 11.30am show during NZ school holidays.

Big Splash, Big Fun!

Rotorua’s legendary Big Splash water ride takes you on a nine-minute journey of discovery, with a thrilling big drop (and splash!) at the end.
Experience the Big Splash as many times as you wish with unlimited rides included in your Essentials Pass!

Kiwi Burrow & Nocturnal House

Our interactive kiwi experience is a must! Stand in a human sized kiwi burrow, sit in a giant kiwi egg, and see real kiwi in action in our nocturnal house.

Interactive Playscapes & Water Play installations

Our fun and hands-on our Play! Activities are the perfect way for the little ones to learn about native species and experience what it's like to see like a Tuatara or hatch like a kiwi!

National Kiwi Hatchery Tour

A unique opportunity to see genuine kiwi conservation at the world’s leading hatching centre. Learn all about our fascinating national icon, including what it takes to ensure they are with us for future generations.

Most Popular!

Essentials Pass

$60 $54
Child (5-15 years)
$30 $27
Family (2 adults & up to 2 children)
$149 $134
Extra child (with Family)
$20 $18
Infant (0-4 years)
Senior (60+)*
Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. *Student / Seniors Passes are not available for purchase online, proof is required on entry. **10% off offer is not valid for day of purchase and doesn't include Student/Senior passes

You can also book at the door, by phone on 0800 724 626, or email at

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Free Junior Explorer Activity Books!

Upsize your fun with our complimentary Junior Explorer Activity Books. Filled with fun facts, games and activities they're the perfect tool to enjoy at the park and at home.