WE HAVE MOVED! We are now located at Agrodome, 141 Western Road, Ngongotahā, Rotorua.

SEE CONSERVATION IN ACTION

See conservation in action.

Join one of our experiences and take an immersive journey where you'll learn about Kiwi, their native environment and what makes them truly iconic the world over.  Delve into darkness and spot 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.  An educational, thought-provoking and truly unique experience, this a must do activity for all New Zealanders and international visitors looking to gain an unforgettable insight into our internationally renowned conservation programme. 

The largest and most successful Kiwi hatchery in the world, the National Kiwi Hatchery is the leader in kiwi husbandry, egg incubation systems, hatching techniques and kiwi chick rearing.

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

NKH Experience

National Kiwi Hatchery Experience 

Only suitable for ages 5 and above. 

Learn all about New Zealand’s national icon. Engage with our interactive displays, see Kiwi in the nocturnal house, find out what it takes to hatch a chick.

An unforgettable insight into our internationally renowned conservation programme. 

Tours run daily. Please allow 1 hour 15 minutes for the tour and transportation to and from the Hatchery. We are unable to offer this experience to infants or children under 5. 

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Behind The Scenes Exclusive

Only suitable for ages 12yrs and above.

You're invited to step ‘behind the glass’ for a truly immersive, exclusive experience. Join the hatchery team in a staff-only area as you get up close with Kiwi, learn about the incubation and chick rearing techniques from global experts, and experience conservation in action.

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

Tours by appointment only. Please allow 1 hour 30 minutes for the tour and transportation to and from the Hatchery. We are unable to offer this experience to infants or children under 12. 

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BTS Exclusive

Working hard to save our national bird.

 Help us hatch more kiwi.

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