Kiwi North: Museum, Kiwi House and Heritage Park, Whangarei

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Kiwi North: Museum, Kiwi House and Heritage Park invites visitors to learn about New Zealand's native wildlife, including the iconic kiwi, and the history of early settlers. Watch kiwis foraging for food in the nocturnal kiwi house, and learn everything about kiwi conservation. Try to spot the tuatara and geckos, too. When you are finished viewing the flightless birds, head to the onsite museum and discover interesting stories about the area's history. Home to Taonga, or Maori treasure, the museum features over 40,000 items in displays of early settler social history and natural history. To visit Kiwi North: Museum, Kiwi House and Heritage Park on your holiday in Whangarei, and find out what else Whangarei has to offer, use our Whangarei vacation planner.
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  • See a Kiwi without having to wander out into the bush or native reserves. Sometimes its very hard to view Kiwi's unless your prepared to stay up into the early hours or wander the few places outdoors ...  more »
  • We stopped here as we were hoping to see the kiwis. Staff were really friendly and helpful and we did get to see one of the kiwis briefly and in more detail via the cameras. We think we were lucky tho...  more »
  • This was a neat place to see those elusive Kiwi :) nice natural habitat and fantastic informative staff. Several lizards and other small creatures to view etc. We saw the female being very active and ...  more »
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  • A very unique place to see live Kiwis. There is also a lot to learn about the Kiwis and nature of New Zealand. Have been here many times, and each time again fascinating to see those little animals. The people who work there are very committed to their animals and the future of the Kiwi.
  • For 20$ you can see two cute little kiwis in there natural habitat, a varied museum, take a walk in the park and grab some great souvenirs. The stuff was super friendly and motivated to make our visit as pleasant as possible. Really worth it!
  • The staff are so lovely. What a cool place!
  • Small, local museum with some interesting artifacts in it. For my money, the best bit was seeing the Kiwi out and about in their enclosure and the Tuatara that was shown to us in the gift shop. He was really neat.
  • Awesome place to visit and explore. Perfect for the family and anyone aged 1 - 100

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