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“Lion cubs an absolute highlight !” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park

Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park
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Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park Pass
Ranked #10 of 108 things to do in Rotorua
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“Lion cubs an absolute highlight !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2013

Being able to pat and stroke the two 10 week old cubs , and get so much information about them and their care from the attendant was excellent. Also the whole park area is immaculately presented, and all the animals look so well cared for and happy, that it's a terrific place to visit.

Visited November 2013
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“Gorgeous Wildlife Park and Very Friendly Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

My Hubby and I went to Paradise Valley Springs on the 5th November 2013..This wildlife park is so well maintained and the most friendly helpful and informative staff...We were like big kids feeding the animals and just loved the layout and the beautiful walkways and all the different types of animals and they were so well looked after.. The highlight of the visit was seeing the lions being fed and the informative talk about them and the biggest highlight was being able to pat two gorgeous lion cubs and having our photos with them...Many thanks to all the staff for giving us a lifetime of magical memories to take back to Australia we hope to return one day.

Visited November 2013
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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“lion cubs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013

we visited paradise valley springs last week and it was truly fantastic. the staff were brilliant,knowledgable and extremely helpful,especially the girls dealing with the lion feeding and the cubs. the grounds are beautiful and well kept and it was a real joy to be able to stroke a lion cub,i will recommend paradise valley springs to any one visiting the area

Visited November 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Make time for this special place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

This was my favourite activity that I did in Rotorua. It is a stunning place, with so many animals with great characters, but also friendly, informative staff. The lion feeding is wonderful, and patting the lion cubs after was really cool. Ducks and ducklings roam around, the deer will eat out of your hand ( so do buy some food). I was lucky there were heaps of newborn animals around. Loved it!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“An afternoon well spent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013

MY Husband and I visited Paradise Valley Springs at the weekend. W really enjoyed ourselves. At 2.30 they feed the Lions and give you a run down on the lions. THen they bought out 2 absolutely gorgeous cubs that we could pat . They where so cute.
We then walked through the rest of the park which was well maintained andhad a variety of animals in it. We paricularly liked the kea, the possums and the fresh spring water that we could drink. They had some very good trout in the stream to.
We had a couple of hours to fill in while we where in Rotorua and the couple of hours we spent at paradise Valley was great. The Rhododanrums where amazing.

Visited November 2013
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