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Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park

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Address: 467 Paradise Valley Road, Rotorua 3072, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-348 9667
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This was great. The walk through the forest was interesting and gave an active toddler plenty to look at and use up some energy. Feeding the fish and animals was great too. Only... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Eden, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was great. The walk through the forest was interesting and gave an active toddler plenty to look at and use up some energy. Feeding the fish and animals was great too. Only disappointment was the feeding the lions wasn't until 2.30pm which was during sleep time and would have made too long. Perhaps an earlier time would suit better... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a Saturday morning, and we're surprised to be only one of about 10 groups there. It was awesome being able to wander through the enclosures without heaps of crowds and people. The animals look very well cared for and loved. Being able to sit so close to the lions was awesome, we loved our experience

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Thank Amber H
Gold Coast; Queensland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was about 4 wildlife / animal parks in or around Rotorua - and we're really glad we chose Paradise Valley Springs. We arrived at about 1:30pm (the park closes at about 5pm). Quite by chance we arrived at one of the best possible times. It turns out that the Lion feeding was at 2:30pm followed by Kea feeding at... More 

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Thank Amanda W
Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well maintained nature reserve with a few interesting animals, although lion enclosure is the really the main attraction. Good for a nice pleasant walk but a bit out of town.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

brilliant place for young and old it just poured with rain non stop all day but we didn't let that stop us, we just took our time and then we left and went back later in the afternoon to watch the lion feeding

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had this recommended to us by friends, & was really great to go visit. Make sure you go at 2.30pm when the lions are being fed! You get as close as right through the fence from them, which is neat to see them so close. Also amazingly fat trout (the husband was salivating!) gorgeous kunikuni piglets, a donkey, goats, normal... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great family place to visit. The animals look well cared for and it is very pleasant to wander around and see the animals. Our children enjoyed being able to feed the animals and the highlight for them was seeing a joey. Feeding time with the lions was great - well worth timing your trip so you can... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had a group of Intellectual Disabled Men and they really enjoyed their walk around the Wildlife Park.Very Peaceful and interactive feeding the wildlife.Loved looking at the Lions. Thank you , well worth it

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Loved this park..worth while ..lions amazing..grandchildren loved this park...we have done this before when lions were just cubs...that is amazing...

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit on your own, as a couple, with friends or with your family. He animals are soo cute and really fun to be around. The lions are a real treat too!

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