A wild day out for the whole family

Get up close with the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts that call New Zealand home. Kids go FREE these school holidays!

Kids go FREE. 

Use promo code KIDSGOFREE when purchasing your Family Day Pass and grab FREE entry for the kids these school holidays*

Bring your family along to Rainbow Springs, to meet ours. 

Set amongst the native trees and beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs offers a fun-filled and action-packed day out for the whole family. Learn all about New Zealand’s fascinating natural history and meet the interesting creatures who call this great land of ours home.

Each day our expert wildlife team run special animal Encounters which allow you to get closer than ever to some of our favourite park residents including trout, reptiles and native birds. 

There's lots of exciting new things to see and do these school holidaysGet ready to be amazed and entertained at our new and dynamic free-flight bird show. Explore weird, wonderful and practical science at the Science in our Forests experience. Or have endless fun on our awesome NEW Playscapes.

Remember to jump aboard the Big Splash ride on your visit to the park and get ready to be thrilled! 

See Kiwi. 

Kiwi come out at night, but don't worry about missing them on your visit to Rainbow Springs as entry to our nocturnal kiwi enclosure is included in your Day Pass! For an unforgettable experience, join our Kiwi Encounter Behind the Scenes Tour to see exactly how we're helping kiwi at the biggest kiwi hatchery in the world. Every tour booked is a 100% donation to our kiwi conservation programme. Kids go FREE on this tour too! 

Park News. 

Keep up-to-date with your favourite park residents by signing up to our monthly Rainbow Springs newsletter. You'll also be the first to hear about all of our special offers and events!

Kids go free!

Use promo code KIDSGOFREE when purchasing your Family Day Pass and grab FREE entry for the kids these school holidays*.

Fun Playscapes

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

Science in our Forests

Explore weird, wonderful and practical science at the Science in our Forests exhibition this summer, presented by Scion, Crown research institute. It's FREE with your Day Pass!

New Bird Show!

Get ready to be amazed and entertained at our new dynamic free-flight bird show. The 30-minute show runs each day at 11.30am & 2.30pm during the school holidays! It's FREE with your Day Pass!