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CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN - Lower Waitakere, Auckland

Location: Auckland - Waitakere City

Absolutely amazing crystal and mineral museum situated in the foothills of the Waitakere ranges, only a 20-minute drive from the Auckland CBD. Waiting to be found are ancient fossils as well as the biggest and most unusual selection of crystals and minerals in New Zealand, selected from around the world. Delicious cafe, farm animals and children's playgrounds. Group tours welcome...(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Bay of Plenty

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

A test against gravity, balance and agility. An adventure and playing field in the heart of the forest. A fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges...(more)

SNOWPLANET - Auckland

Location: Auckland

New Zealand's only all-year indoor snow resort where you can enjoy the thrill of snow sports and the atmosphere of a snow village only 20 minutes north of Auckland. You can ski, snowboard, tube or toboggan. Our world class facility includes a terrain park, beginner's area, has three lifts as well as Snowplanet’s 7 Summits Restaurant and Bar...(more)

INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch North

The International Antarctic Centre in Christchurch is one of New Zealand’s best tourist attractions. Offering an exciting for visitors of all ages. Experience the snow room, chill out with the Little Blue Penguins, or learn about life in modern day Antarctica. Take an exhilarating Hagglund ride and experience a 4D movie. It’s the coolest fun in town!..(more)

SHANTYTOWN HERITAGE PARK - West Coast

Location: West Coast

Welcome to Shantytown, one of New Zealand's premier Heritage Park attractions. Shantytown is a faithfully restored 1900s pioneer town on the West Coast based on the gold rushes of the 1860s. This is a leading attraction that offers wedding and conference facilities, as well as boasting a steam train ride through beautiful native bush to a gold claim...(more)

MEGA AIR TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch South

MegaAir is New Zealand's largest and most fantastic indoor trampoline park. It's a fun and safe environment where soft landings are guaranteed. If jumping off walls, flying through the air, flipping, bouncing and leaping, sounds like fun to you you'll love MegaAir. It brings wall-to-wall fun for all ages, fitness levels, and skills. Dodgeball also on-site...(more)

RAINBOW SPRINGS - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Surrounded by native trees and the beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs offers an action-packed, fun-filled, and educational day out for the whole family. Get up close and personal with the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts that call New Zealand home. Make sure you take a ride on the Big Splash, and don't forget to visit the free-flight Bird Show...(more)

WAIMANGU VOLCANIC VALLEY - Rotorua

Location: Waimangu, Waiotapu, Waikite

Created on 10 June 1886, Waimangu is the only geothermal system in the world formed within historic times because of a volcanic eruption. Walk through the craters of Waimangu Volcanic Valley and take a boat cruise on crater Lake Rotomahana to view amazing geothermal activity. A 'must do' eco-experience when you visit Rotorua...(more)

MIRANDA HOT SPRINGS - Thames

Location: Auckland

Miranda Hot Springs offer three pools to suit all swimmers, including an easy access pool. Relax in the thermally heated, fresh mineral water, centrally located just 45 minutes from Auckland, an hour from Hamilton, and 20 minutes from the Coromandel Peninsula. We also provide four private spa pools, coin-operated BBQ's and a shop...(more)

AGRODOME - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Ngongotaha

For the past 40 years, visitors have come to the Agrodome to see our world-famous Farm Show starring a cast of talented animals! You’ll learn amazing facts as you’re introduced to 19 breeds of sheep and witness a live sheep shearing demonstration. You can also jump up on stage for the opportunity to hand-milk a cow or feed baby lambs!..(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

A playing field and an adventure in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility, and a fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges...(more)

ENCHANTED FOREST MINI GOLF - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Enchanted Forest Mini Golf is excellent fun for all the family! If you're looking for a fun activity, great value, that everyone will be able to enjoy - then the Enchanted Forest Mini Golf is for you! We are open 7 days a week – more time for more fun! Ideal for a great family day out...(more)

AGROVENTURES ADVENTURE PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Ngongotaha

Agroventures is NZ's ultimate adventure playground. What makes us unique? Agroventures Adventure Park is home to the worlds ONLY Shweeb, the fastest and only jet sprint experience in New Zealand. Swoop-Swing from 40m towards the earth at 130kmph, Rotorua Bungy - a 43m leap of faith and last but definitely not least the Southern Hemispheres' only outdoor wind tunnel...(more)

FORMULA E INDOOR KARTING EXPERIENCE - Mangere, Auckland

Location: Auckland Airport

Australasia's only ELECTRIC Indoor Karting facility is fast, furious and fume free. Motorsport without a drop of fossil fuel in sight. SAFE, Modern, clean, and pretty much the best fun you can have with your clothes on! Book now to see why this facility has been such a success with motorsport fans - locals and tourists alike...(more)

SHEEP WORLD - Warkworth

Location: Auckland - Warkworth

Our Warkworth farm and nature park covers 30 acres of beautiful New Zealand countryside and provides the perfect setting to experience nature first hand. See live action sheepdog displays and sheep-shearing, enjoy bottle feeding lambs and other farm activities. Learn first hand about New Zealand's sheep farming and wool industry in our informative one hour show...(more)

STUART LANDSBOROUGH'S PUZZLING WORLD - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

"Puzzling World" is a world-unique attraction in Wanaka with the theme of anything puzzling! Enjoy taking some amazing photos of our crazy buildings and toilets, then visit the Illusion Rooms, which must be seen to be believed and the two-storied Great Maze - the world's first 'modern-styled' maze, is a fascinating challenge for the entire family...(more)

RAINBOW'S END - Auckland

Location: Auckland

It is always fun on demand at Rainbow's End so how will you play it? Offering over 20 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone. From the experience of thrill rides like Stratosfear, Fearfall and the Invader to family fun - you know it will be a great day out!..(more)

DRIVING CREEK RAILWAYS & POTTERIES - Coromandel

Location: Coromandel - Coromandel Township

Enjoy our train ride on a narrow-gauge railway with spirals, reversing points, short tunnels and viaducts, and the unique double-decked viaduct. Bring a camera for the stunning views. Our bookshop has information on local history and ecology. Ceramic art works widely displayed. The innovatively designed trains pass through replanted native Kauri forest. Also, come visit our native wildlife sanctuary...(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Set in the heart of the forest, Adrenaline Forest is an adventure and playing field that tests against gravity, balance and agility. Fun and exciting for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges...(more)

SKYLINE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Skyline Rotorua is perfect for all ages and in all weather. Jump on board one of our eight-seater gondola cabins and enjoy Rotorua's most stunning views! At the top of Skyline Rotorua, relax while you take in the 180 degree panorama, take a walk on the nature trails or choose from one of the fun activity options on offer...(more)

AMAZEME - Paradise Valley

Location: Rotorua - Ngongotaha

Amazeme is a fabulous new attraction to Rotorua, located at 1335 Paradise Valley Road. Get lost in 1.4 kilometres of winding hedge lined pathways as you try find the centre of the maze. You are bound to lose your way and are guaranteed to have loads of fun exploring this maze in Rotorua...(more)