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Mclaren Falls Park – Tauranga

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Ten minutes drive out of Tauranga City is McLaren Falls Park, 190 hectares of pastoral and horticultural parkland set alongside Lake McLaren.
The park is popular for camping, fishing, kayaking, wedding photos, picnics, bush walks and taking the kids to feed the ducks
One of the highlights of the park is the Waterfall Track where you can see glow worms after dusk.  Enjoy a short, easy stroll to the picturesque waterfall and spot the glow worms on either side of the track.  Part of the Waterfall Track is also pushchair friendly. MORE

Rainbow Springs – Rotorua

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Rainbow Springs is truly an attraction like no other in the world. Set in 22 acres of beautiful native trees and streams we are home to a huge variety of New Zealand’s most precious inhabitants.
The entire experience is built around New Zealand’s largest and most successful kiwi conservation centre. Since 1995 we have released over 1,000 kiwis into the wild. MORE

Huka Prawn Park – Taupo

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They make terrible pets, are pretty ugly looking and will even eat their own young, but they taste oh so great!
On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground, of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. MORE

Hamilton Zoo

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Set in 25 hectares of tranquil surroundings, Hamilton Zoo is home to over 600 native New Zealand and exotic mammals, birds and reptiles.

Take time to see the wonders of the living world in a wildlife sanctuary renowned for its generous habitats and sympathetic approach to conservation.  Enjoy a visit to Hamilton Zoo. MORE

Paradise Valley Springs – Rotorua

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At Paradise Valley Springs, visitors can interact with a variety of wildlife that is found wild around New Zealand.  Animals such as Deer, Pigs, Thar and Wallabies may be hand fed.
See Rainbow and Brown Trout in our crystal-clear pools and wild in the Ngongotaha Stream that winds through our park.
Get up close to friendly farm animals in the lively stream side farm walk, Alpacas, Goats and Sheep to name a few. MORE