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Kiwi North - Kiwi House, Museum & Heritage Park

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great exhibition exploring NZ early life

great pioneer buildings, museum and kiwi house along with the reptiles. Anne Frank exhibition was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
muzzanz1
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Auckland, NZ
Great way to spend a couple of hours

Along with the Waipu museum this is a true example of a small well presented museum not to be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terry T
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Auckland, New Zealand
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A multifaceted visitor experience with something for everyone in one very special place. The only kiwi and tuatara viewing in a controlled environment in the Northland region. Learn why our environment and it's animals are so unique and special. The...more
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Gate 1 500 State Highway 14 RD 9 | Maunu, Whangarei 0179, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great pioneer buildings, museum and kiwi house along with the reptiles. Anne Frank exhibition was on when there and very informative about the life and times of Anne Frank and the Diary. Cost was $20 NZD and spent around 2 hours exploring.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank muzzanz1
Allie F, Manager at Kiwi North - Kiwi House, Museum & Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and took the time to explore. Enjoy your travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along with the Waipu museum this is a true example of a small well presented museum not to be missed. From the helpful gals at the desk right through to the olde homestead. the place hummed with efficiency and enterprise. The Kiwi came out to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Terry T
Allie F, Manager at Kiwi North - Kiwi House, Museum & Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us. Small Museums are real gems, enabling the visitor to take so much in in one visit. We would love to have you visit again. Nga mihi nui, thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice small park to watch kiwi and heritage buildings. Also a museum acailable on WW1, WW2 and more.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas L
Allie F, Manager at Kiwi North - Kiwi House, Museum & Heritage Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for visiting Kiwi North while on your holiday and taking the time to place a review. Enjoy your time here is New Zealand.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little spot for around 2 hours.Quite diverse - or random, depending on your viewpoint! As well as the two kiwis, which you may or may not see as they don't always come out even at feeding time, there is a small number of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed November 27, 2018

A must whether you have kids or not. My kids fav place during the school holidays. Love the kiwi feeding time too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ziwis2015
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Visited here only to see a kiwi. The receptionists were very warm and friendly and tried to provide as much info as we could absorb. I was afraid we'd miss the feeding which I had read was the only time to spot a kiwi. Luckily...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank canucktraveller222
Reviewed October 30, 2018

we went solely for the kiwis and we weren't disappointed! managed to catch the feeding time at 11am, and saw the two kiwi birds foraging for food. a walk through the museum also tells us about the local history, and there was a special Anne...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mia F
Reviewed October 12, 2018

My grandson was fascinated with the rocks and minerals, the dinosaur skeleton and video. I liked the Anne Frank exhibition, especially the profiles of those who helped them while they were hiding in the building annex at the back of the building. I also liked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We went as 3 generations, grandmother, daughter & grand-daughters. Best Kiwi exhibit we have been to. To see the kiwi in their natural habitat fossicking for food was a delight. The attention to detail was amazing - to the fact that they have 4 seasons...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank blairanddebbie
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Great opportunity to see Kiwis. Good museum presentation for the local history. Also a must, visit the park! Allow 2-3 hours.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jkellmann
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Travel_mama_sgp
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Allie F | Property representative |
Kia ora, Allie here from Kiwi North. As others have already answered our entrance fees are: $20 adults $15 adult students and seniors (65 in NZ but we honour whatever the age is in the visitors country) $5 children at... More
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Kath S
June 21, 2016|
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Response from EdnaTait | Reviewed this property |
The feeding times now are 11am, 1pm and 3pm. As the birds are starting to grow up they do self feed from time to time and are more active after the first and third feeding. Kiwis are night birds so visitors should arrive a... More
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meegan_michel
April 30, 2016|
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Response from Allie F | Property representative |
Hello there, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes the Museum and Kiwi House are definitely wheelchair friendly. They are on different levels but there is a lift. Our bathrooms are wheelchair approved. Exploring the Park may... More
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