Visit the National Kiwi Hatchery

See conservation in action at one of the largest and most successful kiwi hatchery in the world! 

The National Kiwi Hatchery is the national leader in kiwi husbandry, egg incubation systems, hatching techniques and kiwi chick rearing. When you join one of our experiences, you'll get to see kiwi eggs being incubated, the hatching process and newly hatched kiwi chicks.

An educational, thought-provoking and truly unique experience, you'll get to see how we're helping kiwi at the largest and most successful kiwi hatchery in the world.

100% of your ticket entry goes straight back to our kiwi hatching programme.

 

KIDS GO FREE THESE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS! 

Come in and visit us at the National Kiwi Hatchery and quote KIDSGOFREE on any family pass for free entry for children 15 years or under. 

Booking online? Use the promo code KIDSGOFREE on either family pass for free entry for children 15 years or under. 

 

COVID-19 Update: From 3 December 2021, all visitors will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, learn more. 

 

National Kiwi Hatchery Experience

An unforgettable insight into our internationally renowned conservation programme.

Learn all about New Zealand’s national icon. Find out what it takes to hatch a chick, and if you’re lucky see a newly hatched kiwi chick!

From $45 per adult

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Behind the Scenes Exclusive

A truly unique opportunity to learn about our world-renowned kiwi hatchery.

You are invited to step ‘behind the glass’ for an immersive experience to join the hatchery team in a staff-only area to learn about the incubation and chick rearing techniques from global experts.

From $195 per person

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The National Kiwi Hatchery is working hard to save our national bird.

Help us hatch more kiwi.

All donations are in New Zealand dollars