Kiwi Birdlife Park, Queenstown

4.3
#2 of 25 in Parks in Queenstown
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.
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  • Spent nearly 4 hours here on our last day in NZ and could have spent longer. Great to see the native plant regeneration, and that rescued/raised birds are reintroduced to the wild where possible...  more »
  • Visited this park to see Kiwi birds. There are a few of them, but we didn’t know that they are nocturnal. They are in dark buildings & we only saw a couple of them because it was feeding time & a...  more »
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  • Very beautiful to visit and see real Kiwi and other native New Zealand wildlife animals. Park is not too big and you can complete your walk in a couple of hours. Kiwi are behind glass enclosure in darkened building (thus you can not take pictures). It’s worth borrowing the self guided audio tour equipment as it helps understanding what you are looking at. Staff also very helpful and caring. My wife forgot her T2 tea cup in the toilets late in afternoon and we were able to find and pick it up the next morning. Staff had not thrown it away.
  • Really nice wildlife park. The kiwis were very active which was a pleasant surprise since I had been trying to see them with no previous luck. The kiwi feeding and the shows were also great. Came here for the kiwi but truly enjoyed the whole park specially the Kea area as you get to go into the enclosure and watch them hang out and go about their day. The Tuatara and Falcon were also great. Really recommend this place for anyone looking to see these magnificent animal and learn about them in the process.
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