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Waipipi Bird Park

About Our Attraction

Waiuku has a great tourist attraction with the opening of the Waipipi Bird Park in Waipipi Wharf Road. For Ron Peake, this is the culmination of ten years of hard work, as he and his wife Amily worked on their 16 acres of farmland, transforming pasture into an avocado orchard and six acres of gardens and aviaries. Many of the 300 parakeets, lorikeets, parrots, cockatoos and conures have been hand-reared and for the past few years Ron has also been buying birds from all over New Zealand to produce breeding pairs.
Apart from building the 70 aviaries, Ron has planted an extensive garden with trees and shrubs to attract native birds as well as fruit trees, bottle brush and olive trees to help provide food for his bird population. Two ponds have been created, home to a variety of ducks and swans.

Attraction Details

Address
117-A Waipipi Wharf Rd, 6 km north of Waiuku. Franklin. Take the peninsula road from Waiuku, travel 6km through scenic countryside. Turn right into Waipipi Wharf Rd and you will find Waipipi Bird Park a short drive down on the left.
Email
amily@slingshot.co.nz
Phone
64 9 235 9960
Fax
09-235-9960
Contact Person
Amily & Ron Peake
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Hours
10am - 5pm 7 days
Price
Adult $5, children $2.50 under school age is free.
Brochure Available?
Yes we can post one out to you and they are available at the information centre in Waiuku.
Parking
We have a large parking lot for buses/coaches and cars.
Toilets
We have 3 toilets and have disability facilities available.
Food Available
We don’t serve food but you are welcome to bring your own food and drink. Please respect our grounds and use the bins.
Seating
We have 8 large BBQ tables and can seat up to 50 people.
Picnics
Ron and Amily have carried out extensive landscaping on their property to create a wonderful place to have a picnic.
Wheelchair Access
We're disabled-friendly.
Dogs Allowed
No dogs as we have animals and birds running around the grounds.
Children Allowed
Ron gets some of the birds out for a chat with the children. Charlie the sulpher crested cockatoo is a real chatter box.
Accommodation
No but we are happy for camper vans to stay over night on teh front lawn at a cost of $20. But we cant offer power facilities.
Plants/Other Sales
We do sell birds. Please check for prices with Ron.
Guided Tours
Ron is happy to show visitors around the gardens.
Other Facilities
We have an 18 hole Japanese garden gold course which is something for the whole family to enjoy. We have a charge of $3 per person.

White swans and ducks, can be feed by the children. We also have ponds with golden fish.

We can provide a garden area for birthday party's, bring your own food and drink.