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Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park

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467 Paradise Valley Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand
+64 7-348 9667
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“lion feeding” (133 reviews)
“trout” (171 reviews)
“animal feed” (14 reviews)
467 Paradise Valley Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand
+64 7-348 9667
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Great place the lion feeding was the highlight. Plus patting the clubs and seeing all the trout and close animal encounters, great for the family to visit

Thank ex-army-now-caveman
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great place for a family day out. Very clean and modern facility offering a small selection of food and sleection of affordable souvenirs. Really impressed at how well the lion's are looked after and unlike a zoo where you have a fence, a barbed fence...More

Thank TheSouvenirshop
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We went here mid week so fairly quiet. Arrived early morning and spent 2 hours wandering through and hand feeding animals - ducks, trout, deer, goats, alpacas and others. Kids loved seeing baby pigs and ducklings. The lions were quiet when we visited but the...More

1  Thank Ben M
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Our Grand Children love seeing the lion cubs, trout and farm animals. The park is a steady rise up the the springs. There is plenty of room for pushchairs or wheelchairs and plenty of viewing points. A place of wonder and interest for all age...More

Thank gerlyn08
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Took the kids to Paradise Valley Springs during our trip to Rotorua. We used our Entertainmennt Book voucher, which made the visit great value for money. It was a great morning out and the kids loved hand feeding the animals. The only downside was that...More

1  Thank TimJewel
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

This place is big. Great to go for a walk, learn about animals and even feeding them. Recommended for families. Kids (and big kids!) will enjoy it. They also have a pride of about 10 lions and feeding time is set at 2.30pm everyday. The...More

1  Thank Poos0411
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend going to see this!! All the animals and history are awesome!! Be careful around the lion pen though as there was a huge bee hive in the tree near the wooden observation deck.

Thank AmandaAds787
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

It was a nice walk through the bush and seeing the animals. The lions were pretty lazy but apparantly perk up at 2.30 when its feeding time. Pretty overpriced for what it is $30 per adult. We felt it would have been worth $20 at...More

Thank Glenda G
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We took our children to this park. Make sure you go at feeding time as this was definitely the highlight. Amazing how close you can get to the Lions. Loved seeing them up close. Really nicely set out and on a nice day is an...More

Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Although this wildlife park isn't the biggest the staff where friendly and helpful the food bags were a little bit expensive for there size but nearly all the animals were responsive and interested in eating mainly the goats and alpacas where the greedy ones. The...More

Thank Robert W
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Avey S
12 July 2017|
Response from 50CHVN | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You need to contact them directly. I just visited the park ... I don't own or run it.
18 January 2017|
Response from HunnyP0t | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about now, but one of the times when we were there, they did and they were just gorgeous...if you especially want to see lion cubs then it may pay to ring and find out....
Peter H
26 April 2015|
Response from Ong M |
Hi peter,there are no kiwis in the park. However,the wildlife park is great nonetheless and a visit is definitely recommend.😊