Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park, Rotorua

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Take a walk among the treetops, feed the animals, and taste the pure spring water at Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park. Located just outside of Rotorua, this area of pristine nature makes a perfect spot for an outdoor excursion, with plenty of attractions to suit visitors of all ages. Established as a local trout sanctuary almost a century ago, the park now plays home to numerous native plant species as well as animals from all over the world. Many of these are cute and cuddly (including deer, sheep, wallabies, and rabbits), and you can even hand feed them with snacks available at the park's store. Less cuddly but certainly majestic, the resident lions live in a specially designed enclosure. Purchase tickets on site or book them online at a discount price. Our Rotorua trip itinerary planning website makes visiting Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park and other Rotorua attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • beautiful walks, amazing place, and animals to look at. vaguely remember going as a young child. good vibes also  more »
  • We went here on a quiet day and it was amazing to almost have the whole place to ourselves. We had so much fun exploring, feeding the many animals and chatting to the staff. The only thing I was a bit...  more »
  • We made a quick visit to see Kiwi birds and support the conservation effort. Everyone loved the reptiles. Hokey boat ride was still fun. Good for family time.  more »

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Rotorua has a range of different accommodations, mainly centered around the lake itself. In this downtown area you will find luxury hotels and hostels, many benefitting from good views of the surrounding scenery. Farther out of the town, comfortable motels offer those with a car a good option for setting up a base from which to explore the area. Campers and others wanting to enjoy the outdoors as soon as possible can opt for campsites and RV parks, all best accessed by car or taxi.
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