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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” (197 reviews)
“animal food” (24 reviews)
467 Paradise Valley Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand
+64 7-348 9667
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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

A beautiful walk through the springs and perfect for young children too. Capped off by the thrilling experience of watching the lion feeding at such closer quarters. I would recommend paradise valley ahead of more expensive and less satisfying alternatives. Is also a very pleasant...More

Thank TimBev
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We as a young family enjoyed the lion feeding, if you miss that 2:30pm feeding time there is not a lot to see apart from the lions sleeping after being fed. Lovely lion enclosure the lions look well looked after. Can feed some wildlife in...More

Thank Sharronr5b
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

What a superb time we had here. Extremely clean & tidy & a lovely way to experience New Zealand bush. The animals were very approachable & fish were very visible. We all ththouraghly enjoyed iut visit and would go back anytime way to experience New...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We were just in time for the Lion feeding session. Lots of exhibits of cheep, deer, etc with option to hand feed them. The entire park is surprisingly very clean and clear directions to move about. There was a fresh water spring with some fishes...More

Thank Praneet S
Reviewed 22 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 14 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
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Avey S
11 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
25 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.😊