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The Parrot Place

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Address: 1 Mission Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-407 5146
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wander through our glorious subtropical gardens and enjoy the entertaining...

Wander through our glorious subtropical gardens and enjoy the entertaining antics and colourful plumage of a huge variety of native and exotic parrots from around the world.Enjoy getting up close and personal with our pet birds in a natural environment and get your photo taken with them and Elmo the dancing Macaw

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A small zoo/pet shop combination with lots of parrots and other small birds. You can buy some feed and hold some of the ones near the entrance. There's a good selection of birds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A small zoo/pet shop combination with lots of parrots and other small birds. You can buy some feed and hold some of the ones near the entrance. There's a good selection of birds to see, and some of them do talk - the long-billed corellas in particular have lovely soft voices. In the aviary area, some cockatiels will come and... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took a group of clients from work.One was in a wheelchair,which caused a little manuovering in the walk in aviary but we managed it. The group thoroughly enjoyed their time there,especially having the tame birds sitting on their shoulders and fingers.A very special thanks to the very patient operator.We will be back :)

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Thank brendanorm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples visiting from Australia had a great interaction with the parrots. Well worth the small entry fee. Fantastic display of many types of parrots.

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Thank Jaymz D
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an AWESOME day out , the birds are magnificent with an assortment of bright coloured macaws and other NZ native birds. you can also have photo opportunities with the big parrots

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Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to visit. Great range of birds in a lovely tropical garden. The owner was great sharing knowledge & very patient with some kids who had no idea how to behave around animals (not mine). Well worth a visit.

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Thank lizfiz1410
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Such fun! The birds are so friendly and unexpectedly gentle when feeding them. Hard not to get carried away talking and dancing with them, which when you look at the video later makes you realise what a dork you are...

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Thank Dylan R
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I never write reviews and I didn't expect much from this place because birds scare me! But I loved it! When we first entered we were introduced to a variety of birds that were very friendly and walked all over us. They all had different characters and were super entertaining! Thoroughly enjoyed myself and we will definitely go back and... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Despite very poor rainy weather we enjoyed seeing all the different birds and the lady who ran the place was very helpful and accomodating

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Couldn't recommend this place highly enough, probably one of Kerikeri's best kept secrets. We found it quite by accident driving to a friends house for the weekend and for $10 you will have the time of your life! The staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and were happy to answer all our questions about the different parrot species. You can... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you love animals then you will love this place, the people are great and let you interact with these amazing birds. It's just one someone's large property that should take about an hour to walk around, but we spent 3 hours there! We enjoyed holding, petting and feeding all sorts of amazing parrots and birds. It was truly so... More 

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