Kiwi Birdlife ParkCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Brecon St, Queenstown, New Zealand
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: 64-34428059
- Ticket Price: 42 USD
- Tags: Wildlife Park, Zoo
Among the various other things that are a part of New Zealand’s original recipe, the main ingredient, apart from The Lord of The Rings, is the country’s national bird. Now, you aren’t likely to spot any Kiwi’s when you venture into the wilderness of New Zealand. In fact, you stand a better chance viewing them up close along with other birds that are the pride of New Zealand, not to mention the 30 other species you’ll get to see. Spread over 5 acres, visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities from wildlife shows to forest trails to having an encounter with the dinosaur of today’s world.
- Photography is not allowed within the Kiwi Houses.
- Last admission is half an hour before closing time.
- Adults $42, Children (5-14 years) $21, Children (under 5) Free, Family Pass $95 — SAVE UP TO 15% (2 adults and 3 children).
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94.29% of people who visit Queenstown include Kiwi Birdlife Park in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
60.61% of people start their Kiwi Birdlife Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Kiwi Birdlife Park
62.84% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kiwi Birdlife Park
It’s expensive. But it’s a sanctuary and conservation centre. Got to see real kiwi, though in a dark space. It’s small and walkable. Well maintained. You can get up close and in the cage with some of the birds. There is a show that’s pretty good. It’s got a bit of those tourist trap feels. But mostly I give the benefit of the doubt that it’s honest about conservation. The birds are very good.
The Kiwi Birdlife Park was a very interesting place to spend the afternoon. Lots of useful information and close up views of many NZ birds. Part of the park is under construction and the path is not well marked in these areas. Overall, a great place to visit!
There are lots of cool native New Zealand animals, from the tuatara which was at one point thought to be extinct, to the green parakeet (both yellow and red crested varieties). There's also an excellent conservation demonstration, explaining some of the history of preserving the native flora and fauna. But that's not the main reason to visit. It's all about the kiwis; they have several, and once your eyes adjust you'll easily be able to observe them eating and running around to your hearts content.
The conservation show is so much fun! So is the opportunity to see kiwis up close, poking around in their nighttime houses! We had a great experience exploring the park, and felt good about putting our money towards positive conservation efforts.
Really friendly staff, amazing close encounters with native birds. Had a great time here and I really recommend catching the feeding and the shows! Also, all proceeds go towards conservation so it's great to directly support this private organisation.