Otorohanga Kiwi House have been conserving Kiwi (New Zealand’s national bird) and other NZ natives since 1971. They have a state-of-the-art sanctuary which is New Zealand's largest free-flight dome aviary to accommodate New Zealand's unique native birds and reptiles, many rarely seen in the wild.
It is open to visit where you can get up close with the large collection of New Zealand native birds and reptiles. This includes an opportunity to view active Brown Kiwi in a night time setting and the unique tuatara, a native New Zealand reptile, which pre-dated the dinosaurs. You might even get the chance to help feed the animals!
A personalised wildlife experience with keeper talks are also held throughout the day, offering the opportunity to learn about there active brown kiwi breeding programme.
They are a ‘non-profit’ charity dedicated to the conservation of New Zealand's native wildlife through education, research, display and breeding programs. Visitors are welcome to the park as their visit helps care for the animals.
Open daily from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (last admission 4.30pm)