Otorohanga Kiwi House and Native Bird Park

The best place to see Kiwi with close up Kiwi viewing and feeding daily at 10.30am, 1.30 pm and 3.30 pm. Plus, Keeper talks with kea, kaka, kakariki, long fin eels and whio (blue ducks) throughout the day.

The Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park has been breeding Kiwi since 1971. The not-for-profit wildlife and conservation centre displays Kiwi birds all day in special nocturnal houses. And it breeds rare and endangered native New Zealand wildlife.

The family-friendly Park offers close up viewing of NZ's national bird, the Kiwi. These rare and iconic birds live in specialised nocturnal houses complete with burrow cameras. There are also ponds, wetland areas and walk-through aviaries including a giant dome aviary. Open daily, except Christmas Day. All ticket sales are reinvested in the Park's wildlife & conservation work.

Facilities and Services

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$26 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$10 (Child, 15 and under))


Business Hours
Daily (except Christmas Day) from 9am - 5pm
Months of Operation
All Year


Proximity To Airport
Auckland International Airport 170 kms
Proximity To Coach Terminal
1 km
Proximity To Town
15 minutes from Waitomo Caves, 2.5 hours from Auckland, 1.5 hours from Rotorua & Taupo


Aquarium/zoo/wildlife reserve Silver


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