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Rainbow Springs - Lite Pass

Discover New Zealand's fascinating wildlife and lush scenery in just a short amount of time with the Rainbow Springs Lite Pass...


  • Learn about New Zealand’s native wildlife story – see kiwi, kea, tuatara and many other rare species with our complimentary guided tours
  • See and learn about our national icon (kiwi!) in our interactive Kiwi Burrow and nocturnal house
  • Learn the rich Māori history of our artefacts and wildlife with the Taonga Show
  • Check out the Big Splash – Rotorua’s legendary log flume ride
  • The perfect pass if you're short on time!

Rainbow Springs is a 'must-do' attraction if you are visiting Rotorua, and for those short on time, the Lite Pass is the perfect way to discover the best of New Zealand's native animals and stunning natural surrounds in this fantastic wildlife park.

From its beginning way back in 1932, Rainbow Springs has preserved its unique New Zealand heritage while continuing to evolve into a much-loved attraction for tourists and locals alike. This slice of paradise which has a span of over 22 acres boasts a native forest, a crystal clear natural spring, and is a fantastic place of learning and fun!


Whats Included:

Guided Park Tour: Take a 40 minute guided tour around the nature park to discover fascinating wildlife and fauna

Taonga Experience: Get an insight into the history of treasure artifacts and how Maori conserved their natural world. There is a 2.30pm show daily and an additional 11.30am show during the school holidays

Big Splash, Big Fun: Take a nine-minute journey of discovery on the Big Splash water ride, ending in a thrilling big drop at the end. One ride is included with the Lite Pass.

Kiwi Burrow & Nocturnal House: An interactive kiwi experience which is sure to impress! You can sit in a giant kiwi egg, stand in a human-sized kiwi burrow and see real kiwi in action!

Interactive Playscapes & Water Play Installations: A great hands-on way to learn about native species or even see what it's like from a Tuatara or hatching kiwis perspective. A perfect place for the little ones!


Adult $45.00
Child $25.00 (5 - 15 years old)
Family $140.00 ( (2 Adults + up to 2 children (Full Price $140 if purchased Individually - Discounts Shown from this rate)))

What's included

  • Park Entry & Guided Tour
  • Taonga Experience
  • Kiwi Burrow & Nocturnal House
  • 1x ride on the Big Splash


  • Find us on Fairy Springs Road right next to the Skyline Gondola Terminal.


  • *** PLEASE NOTE*** Bookme tickets cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts.

    Open Hours: Open from 8:30am, closing at 5.30pm. Please note The Big Splash closes at 5pm.

  • Bookme discounted tickets do not include Kiwi Encounter tours, free or otherwise, but can be purchase on the day of visit. To ride the Big Splash, children must be aged five (5) or over AND be taller than 106cm. Children aged five and over, who are between 106cm and 135cm must be accompanied by an adult. The adult needs to be seated next to the child and provide supervision during the full ride.

    Child Age: 5 -15 years. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult to enter the park. Family Pass made up of 2 Adults and 2 Children. Under 5 years of age free of charge with a full fare-paying adult.

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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