The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery NZ

Dare to discover the extinct species

Sat 25th November - Sun 17th December

Coming to: Pokeno

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The amazing dinosaur discovery is a 90 minutes interactive dinosaur walk through that brings prehistoric times alive again!

Come and explore the prehistoric ages and discover over 30 lifelike dinosaurs. You don’t want to miss the crowd favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 12m long neck of Brachiosaurus or the much raved about ROBOTIC RAPTORS! Watch them move and hear them roar !

There are activities galore, with something for everyone – from 2 to 102!  Including the Dino-mite Playground, Fossil Panning, The Discovery Depot, Learning Lab, Walking Live Dinosaurs, Rides and more!!!

Get ready to be amazed and thrilled as the greatest creatures ever to walk the earth return and come alive before your eyes. Here for one tour ONLY in New Zealand – visiting all major cities from Whangarei to Invercargill, this unexplored universe will be coming to a town near you!  Take your family for a visit, because it is truely The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery.

"Roaring robot dinosaurs invade city as part of The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery"

Waikato Times

Fun for the whole family!


Explorer’s trail

Tour through an ancient world full of animatronic dinosaurs including Tyrannosaurus Rex, Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, and Spinosaurus! All of them are ready to rooooaaarr...

The Learning Lab

Learn all about the hatching process and meet our very cute baby dino – Dusty!

Meet ‘Roco the Raptor’ our walking dinosaur!

Get up close and personal with Roco the Velociraptor. See him move and hear him roar – come explore!

Fossil Digging

Practice paleontology with us! We will provide you with an expert digger tools to see if you can unearth some Dinosaur fossils.

Discovery Depot

Learn how to master the art of drawing dinosaurs, build a skeleteon or chip away at clay to find a fossil to keep!

Dino-mite land

Dive in and have fun jumping, climbing, sliding and bouncing in our inflatable dinosaur playgrounds. There is one especially for under 5’s and two for the bigger 5-15 year old children to enjoy!


Jump into the saddle, buck up and hold on tight while the Dinosaurs move and roar!


General Admission grants access to meet the Dinosaurs, Fossil Digging, the Walking Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Tracing Station and Crafts, Inflatable Playground, Face Painting and the hidden stamp treasure hunt. There are additional activities that require a token. Tokens can be purchased from inside the activity tent or the canteen during the event. It’s $2 per token.

Activities which require a token are; Dinosaur Rides, Baby Dinosaur interaction, throw-to-win Dinosaur game, build a Dinosaur skeleton craft or fossil chipping kit to unearth a fossil to keep.

– There is no charge for children under 2 years of age –

General Admission

Adult Or Children
$ 25
  • Senior or Beneficiary $23*
  • Access to the interactive walk-through
  • Fossil digging
  • Walking dinosaurs
  • Dino-mite playground
  • Face painting 


Adult Or Children
$ 35
  • Senior or Beneficiary $33*
  • 8x Activity Tokens to use during session
  • Access to the interactive walk-through
  • Fossil digging
  • Walking dinosaurs
  • Dino-mite playground
  • Face painting 

Family Pass

GA Admission
$ 88
  • 2 Adults + 2 Children or 1 Adult + 3 Children
  • Access to the interactive walk-through
  • Fossil digging
  • Walking dinosaurs
  • Dino-mite playground
  • Face painting 


*Senior/beneficiaries must provide valid ID

  • We do not accept Credit Cards, except through Eventfinda. Cash or non-credit card EFTPOS available at the onsite Ticket Office.
  • No refunds
  • There are side games and attractions that have additional fees, if you choose to take part, its $2 per token.
  • On site ticket office is open on Friday 3pm – 6pm , Saturday and Sunday 10am – 3pm.

Birthday Parties: Contact us for more information about our private birthday area, discount prices and private dinosaur puppet interaction.

For group or birthday bookings please email: [email protected]