Kiwi Birdlife Park, Queenstown
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Get a sense of the uniqueness of New Zealand nature at Kiwi Birdlife Park, a zoo and wildlife conservation center that's home to 23 species of birds and reptiles found only in this country. Take a self-guided walk or free audio tour of the bird-filled forest and grounds, or explore the model village to see how Maori communities lived on the island 500 years ago. The park has a full schedule of events, including four kiwi feedings daily, special encounters with other resident creatures, and wildlife and conservation shows where visitors can learn about actions taken to protect these special animals. By using our Queenstown trip itinerary planning site , you can arrange your visit to Kiwi Birdlife Park and other attractions in Queenstown.
Tours to Kiwi Birdlife Park
Kiwi Birdlife Park Admission BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $34
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Zipline with Kiwi Birdlife Park Combo Tour from Queenstown BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $92
Duration: 3 to 5 hours
Kiwi Birdlife Park Reviews
Who doesn't want to see kiwis in NZ!! Me and my friends went on a tour in the park. We got see lots of wild birds which are unique to NZ. The guide told us a lot information of NZ native animals. They... more »
I spent 2 weeks wandering New Zealand, but until my arrival I had no idea that Kiwi birds were nocturnal and rare to find in the wild. Ignorantly I assumed they'd be everywhere. But this is park is th... more »
What a gem of a find within easy walking distance from Queenstown centre. Conservation of the native flora and fauna is at the heart of its ethos. See endangered species in close up and learn about the important work the park is doing in saving and replenishing these wild animals. The audio trail is very informative and the keepers and other staff are a mine of information. The talks are a must and visit the shop at the end for quality local produce.
I went here on New Years day, which apparently is a special day at the park as they commemorate the day the original owner died. There is a really good conservation show that you can watch, which takes about 30 minutes. They also feed the kiwis so you can see them, but be aware, photos are NOT allowed in the kiwi houses. There are a variety of birds that you can see, and you receive an audio guide to walk along with and learn more about the park and the birds in it.
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