Otorohanga Kiwi House

Travel Time

45 minutes drive

For a truly authentic New Zealand nature experience don’t go past the Otorohanga Kiwi House in the heart of the North Island. It’s ideal for a family outing and suitable for all ages. It’s the best place to see a Kiwi!

Enjoy close-up viewing of our national bird, the Kiwi, in specialised nocturnal enclosures

Walk through New Zealand’s largest dome aviary.
Meet the unique Tuatara reptile, which pre-dated the dinosaurs.
Learn about New Zealand’s many rare birds in beautiful park-like grounds filled with a large range of New Zealand’s unique plants.

Feeding times

  • 10:30am kiwi
  • 11:00am kea & kaka (native parrots)
  • 12:00pm kakariki (native parakeets)
  • 1:30pm kiwi
  • 2:30pm NZ long fin eels & whio (Blue duck)
  • 3:30 pm kiwi