Owlcatraz will be open every day over Easter and school holidays Friday 14th April to Monday 1st May. We will not be open Tuesday 2nd to Friday 12 May for a break. We will reopen from Saturday 13 May with usual days and hours.
NATIVE BIRD AND WILDLIFE PARK
Owlcatraz is a haven for wonderful creatures of many types including our NZ Owl (Morepork/Ruru) where the guides take you inside their unique purpose built home.
Walk through the endangered North Island Weka enclosures. Take a walk to Owlcatraz farm to meet many different creatures.
Lake Owlsmere is a beautiful lake & wetland area where you can feed the eels & the ducks. The Wairuru Caves are an amazing 'glow worm' cave complex where you are harnessed together for a bit of an adventure.
Younger visitors enjoy a ride on the Thomas miniature train (weather permitting). Complimentary tea or coffee for adults, gift shop, picnic area, plenty of parking. Camper vans can stay the night.
Open Thursday to Monday with guided tours anytime between 10am and 3pm. Open EVERY day during school holidays.