We will be closed for maintenance from Tuesday 23rd to Friday 26th July 2024.

National Kiwi Hatchery Experience

Connect with kiwi at our internationally renowned conservation facility.

Be a part of 'conservation in action' as you take an immersive journey through the world of the kiwi at our state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility at Agrodome in Rotorua. 

During your 60 min guided tour you'll learn about Kiwi, their native environment and what makes them truly iconic the world over.  Delve into darkness and spot foraging Kiwi in our purpose-built nocturnal house and discover the secrets of the Kiwi in our interactive displays. 

You'll get to talk to our Kiwi experts and learn about the Kiwi hatching process while visiting our state-of-the-art facilities. Learn about the Kiwi hatching process during this educational, thought-provoking and truly unique experience.

Connect with Kiwi and make a difference - 100% of your ticket goes back to the kiwi hatching programme.

Click the Book now button to choose your preferred time and date. While open-dated vouchers are available, bookings are essential so call us to book in a time.


Adult $59
Child 5-15yrs $30
Experience not suitable for infants or children under 5
Family $148
2 adults and up to 2 children (aged 5-15yrs)

Tours depart four times a day. Tour duration is 1 hour. Please allow up to 1hour 40mins for the tour and transportation to and from the hatchery. Check-in for all tours closes 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time, to allow for internal shuttle transfer. We recommend checking in at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. We are unable to deliver this experience to infants or children under 5.

Tour Details

Tour Times

Tours depart 4 times a day from 9am to 2.15pm.

Tour Duration

Please allow up to 1hour 40mins for the tour and transportation

Minimum Age

Suitable for ages 5yrs and above only