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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)

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)

CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN - Lower Waitakere, Auckland

Location: Auckland West

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)

ENCHANTED FOREST MINI GOLF - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Onehunga

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)

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)

KELLY TARLTON'S SEA LIFE AQUARIUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

The all-new Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium features over 30 exhibits with more than 80 different marine species. With eight new themed zones, Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium boasts unique new attractions including New Zealand's first-ever live jellyfish display, the only display in the world of Spiny Sea Dragons and the world's largest species of stingray...(more)

MEGA AIR TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

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'S END - Auckland

Location: Auckland

The excitement factor at Rainbow's End just shot through the roof! There will be something for the whole family at Rainbow's End, from thrill rides like Fear Fall and Invader, to Kidz Kingdom, an area for children aged eight years and under. Family favourites such as Dodgems and Bumper boats are also available...(more)

SNOWPLANET - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Whangaparaoa

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)

AGRODOME - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Agrodome is home to the best sheep show in the Southern Hemisphere. The show includes all the sheep breeds, shearing and sheepdog demonstrations. Attractions include guided tours, Woollen Mill, carding, spinning, authentic shearing shed/museum and fast, crazy fun, with 130 kilometres an hour jetboats, a 45 metre bungy/Swoop, the Freefall Xtreme, Shweeb and Zorb. Excellent conference and team building venue...(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)

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)

SKYLINE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

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)

MIRANDA HOT SPRINGS - Thames

Location: Coromandel

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)

INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch West

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)

WAIMANGU VOLCANIC VALLEY - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

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)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch - Spencerville

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)

AGROVENTURES ADVENTURE PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

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)

SHEEP WORLD - Warkworth

Location: Auckland

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)

RAINBOW SPRINGS - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park has been a favourite destination since 1932. Spread across 22 acres of parkland, Rainbow Springs offers a truly unique experience, a must-see for anyone who wants to get to know New Zealand's wonderful environment and animals, during the day and night. Enjoy unlimited entry for 24 hours, so no additional charge for visiting nocturnal animals...(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)