Kiwi Park


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The Park
Explore our 5-acre oasis at the Kiwi Park. A family-owned and operated wildlife centre in the heart of Queenstown, dedicated to saving our endangered wildlife species. We have over 20 species of native wildlife on display, including New Zealand's national icon, the kiwi and our living fossil, the Tuatara.
Kiwi Encounters

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience New Zealand’s most iconic bird.
Enjoy an unforgettable experience viewing Kiwi while learning about these fascinating birds from our professional wildlife team. Our specially designed nocturnal house will provide you with the best kiwi viewing in the country.
Conservation Show
Conservation in Action
Get up and personal with our most fascinating, endangered wildlife in this entertaining 30-minute free flight show. Presented by the park’s team of skilled and passionate wildlife professionals this entertaining show will have you laughing, learning, and discovering just how special our native wildlife really is and the threats they face in the wild.
Self-guided Audio
Grab a complimentary Audio tour and park map to enjoy a highly informative self-guide tour of the park at your own pace. Available in 5 different languages.
Honeybee Centre

A hive of activity
Check out our honeybee centre and learn about how important bees are to us. Peer through our transparent beehive and witness honeybees in real time build comb, feed brood, make honey, and much more. Also, taste and explore the different flavours, grades, and combinations of quality New Zealand honey!
Show Times:
Kiwi Encounters:
10am, 11am, 12.15pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4.15 & 5pm (Oct - April)
10am, 12.15pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3.45pm & 4.30pm (May- Sep)
Conservation Shows:
11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm (Oct - April)
11.30am & 3pm (May - Sep)
Your Admission Ticket includes:

  • Access to the park
  • Self-guided audio tour
  • Kiwi Encounters
  • Live Bird & Conservation Show
  • Honeybee centre

Opening Hours: 

9.00am - 5.00pm ( (Late April - Sep)
9.00am - 5.30pm (Oct - Late April)


The Kiwi Birdlife Park is located on Upper Brecon Street, Queenstown.  Just five minutes walk or two minutes drive from the centre of Queenstown. Simply head up toward the Gondola and it's right just before the Skyline terminal.

Extra Info:

  • The Park has one disabled toilet/washroom situated on the ground floor of the main building. The room has sufficient room for turning a wheelchair.  There are no handrails, seating or shower facilities within the room.
  • 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.


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Upper Brecon Street, Queenstown Central

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