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Book - Kiwi Birdlife Park

Kiwi Birdlife Park is a wildlife sanctuary based in the heart of Queenstown. They are passionate about conservation and hold over 20 species of native birds and reptiles, including kiwi and tuatara, in a 5 acre park at the base of the Skyline Gondola.

Only 5 minutes walk from central Queenstown you will find yourself up close and personal with some of New Zealand's iconic birds and reptiles and some species that top the endangered list.

One of the only places in New Zealand that you will see the rare and nocturnal Kiwi. The bird that us New Zealanders are named after. A great activity for the whole family and a real slice of NZ.


  • All day pass to the Kiwi Birdlife Park
  • Kiwi Feedings at 10am, 12pm, 1.30pm or 4.30pm 
  • 30 minute Conservation Show at 11am or 3pm
  • Audio guided tour of the park (allow 45 minutes)

OPEN HOURS: 9.00AM -6.00PM Daily

  • Kiwi Birdlife Park is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.
  • Last admission is one half hour before advertised closing time.
  • Children under 16 will not be admitted without an adult.
  • Filming and photography is not permitted inside the kiwi houses.
  • Some animal exhibits may close up to 30 minutes before closing time.

DURATION: Allow 2-3 hours to explore the park and shows.


  • Located just five minutes walk or two minutes drive from the centre of Queenstown. Simply head up Brecon Street toward the Gondola and they are on the right just before the Skyline terminal.
  • Sturdy footwear recommended

Kiwi Birdlife Park:
A fun an affordable experience for the whole family. Note - Kids under 5 enter for FREE

  • Adult $50.00
  • Child $25.00
  • 2 Adults and up to 3 Children $125.00

One of the only places in the country you will be able to witness the rare and endangered Kiwi. Make sure you time your visit with Kiwi Feedings scheduled at 10am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 4.30pm.

Kiwi Birdlife Park Location

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