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DARRYL'S DINNER CRUISE - Bay of Islands

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Relax and enjoy a 2 1/2 hour cruise along the Waitangi River with Darryl’s Dinner Cruises to the gorgeous Haruru Falls. Experience the tranquil surroundings as we take you on a journey rich with abundant bird life and historical points of interest. Dine on a delicious meal as the sun goes down and experience our unique dinner cruise...(more)

ODYSSEY SENSORY MAZE - Queenstown

Location: Otago

Consisting of 13 different sensory rooms to be explored, Odyssey is an a-maze-ing Queenstown adventure. Unlike a typical maze where the goal is simply to find your way out Odyssey offers much more. You'll experience darker challenging spaces, quirky obstacles, illusions, sound and lighting effects, scents and strange sensations that provide you with a unique experience that you'll never forget!..(more)

HUKA PRAWN PARK - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Huka Falls

On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground, of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages...(more)

GEM ALPACA FARM TOURS - Fairlie, Canterbury

Location: Tekapo

Here at Gem Alpacas in Fairlie we offer farm tours to all travelers. Spend a relaxing hour with us and over 70 alpaca on our farm. We are experienced alpaca breeders of 13 years. You will be able to feed, touch and get great photos with our alpaca & llama. NZ Business Award for Best in Environmentally Sustainable Tourism 2018...(more)

BLASTACARS DRIFT KARTS - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Henderson

Blastacars are purpose-built, powerful karts making this the ultimate karting experience! Not to be confused with regular go karts, custom tracks can be created for an experience that's all about sliding sideways. Whether it's a booking for one or one hundred we have you sorted. Blastacars have private BBQ and dining areas and catering options for group bookings to enjoy...(more)

SHEEPWORLD - Warkworth

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

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)

KAITERITERI MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK - Kaiteriteri

Location: Nelson

Located in the Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve and part of the Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve and gateway to the world renowned Abel Tasman National Park, is the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park. The park offers great riding for all abilities in a stunning and unique setting. Ride the famous Tasman's Great Taste Trail with panoramic coastal and mountain views over Tasman Bay...(more)

MEGA AIR TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Hornby

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)

HELL'S GATE GEOTHERMAL PARK & MUD SPA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Experience Hell's Gate, Rotorua's spectacular geothermal reserve and mud spa complex. Health-giving muds and sulphurous waters. Traditional Wai Ora Massage—a relaxing full body massage incorporating elements of Miri Miri (Maori massage technique). Mud facials utilising Hells Gate's unique 'Alite' Mud Spa product range—made from the natural muds of the geothermal reserve...(more)

SPACE PLACE AT CARTER OBSERVATORY - Wellington

Location: Wellington

At the top of the Botanic Gardens, the Carter Observatory is home to a full-dome planetarium offering excellent shows with virtual tours of the local skies; multimedia displays of Polynesian and European navigation, Maori cosmology, space and New Zealanders; and some of NZ's finest telescopes and astronomical artefacts. Open daily 10am - 5pm (open until 9.30pm Tuesdays/Saturdays). Closed Christmas Day...(more)

CORNERSTONE ALPACA STUD - Gordonton

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Conveniently situated in Gordonton Village, Cornerstone Alpacas is just an hour from Auckland and 8 minutes to the north of Hamilton. Book a farm visit and meet and feed our friendly alpacas. Combine with a day trip to enjoy our local Gordonton Village. Visit Woodlands Historic Homestead & Gardens, Zealong Tea Estate (just 5 mins from our farm) and Hobbiton...(more)

ESCAPE ROOMS NEW ZEALAND - Auckland & Tauranga

Location: Auckland - North Shore

Follow The White Rabbit into the Escape Rooms in Auckland and Tauranga. There is a door that allows you to go to a magical place where everything seems possible. Meet the March Hare, a cat that smiles, play croquet with the Queen but don't forget to solve the riddles and puzzles in 90 minutes or the door will disappear!..(more)

ARMAGEDDON PAINTBALL - Nelson

Location: Nelson - Wakefield

Armageddon boasts 4 paintball fields. Main field is a post apocalyptic town called Purgatory, the best themed paintball field in NZ. We are open 7 days. We have sealed driveways and flushing toilets, licensed cafe and a paintball shop selling top of the line paintball gear...(more)

AFFORDABLE WESTSHORE HOLIDAY PARK - Napier

Location: Hawkes Bay - Napier

Conveniently located at the north gateway of Napier, Affordable Westshore Holiday Park is situated in the sunny Hawke's Bay. It's only five minutes drive to our lovely Art Deco City and Marine Parade attractions. Our Napier camping ground is positioned in a sheltered location on 1.5 hectares of well-maintained, park-like grounds...(more)

WILD KIWI ENCOUNTER - Stewart Island

Location: Southland

Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter invite you on their nature walk on a well-formed track across the peninsula, through spectacular coastal forest to a secluded sandy beach. After a catamaran a cruise across Paterson Inlet to Little Glory Cove, in the darkness you will get to see the Southern brown kiwi (Rakiura Tokoeka) - often searching for food...(more)

OPAL HOT SPRINGS & HOLIDAY PARK - Matamata

Location: Hobbiton

Just six kilometres from Matamata, New Zealand and set in six hectares of park-like grounds is the Opal Hot Springs & Holiday Park. We offer four motel units (one with wheelchair facilities), tourist flats, kitchen cottages, kitchen cabins, standard cabins, 80 powered/non-powered sites. Private outdoor mineral pool (40 degrees) in a river setting surrounded by native ferns and bamboo...(more)

EXTREME MINI GOLF - Whangarei

Location: Northland - Whangarei

Extreme Mini Golf invite you to come and try your hand at Indoor Mini Golf. This brand new 18-hole glow-in-the-dark course has six amazing themes from the Glow Worm Caves right through to the Ancient Ruins. Come and check it out for yourself and bring the family along!..(more)

CABLE CAR MUSEUM - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

Bringing to life the story of Wellington's iconic cable cars is the award-winning Cable Car Museum, situated within the original Winding House. Open every day with free entry, the Museum is home to two of the original grip cars and the historic winding machinery once used to haul the cars through a series of tunnels up the steep incline...(more)

CLASSICS MUSEUM - Hamilton

Location: Waikato

A classic car museum with over 100 cars for display and an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia signs, tins, petrol pumps, pedal cars and early pin-ball machines. Something for everyone. A conference room is available for hire with seating for up to 100 people or full hireage of the venue for up to 300 people...(more)

BLASTACARS DRIFT KARTS - Hamilton

Location: Waikato

Blastacars Drift Karts are purpose-built, powerful karts making this the ultimate Hamilton karting experience! Not to be confused with regular go karts, custom tracks can be created for an experience that's all about sliding sideways. Whether it's a booking for one or one hundred we have you sorted...(more)

CABLE BAY ADVENTURE PARK - Cable Bay, Nelson

Location: Nelson

Enjoy the adventure of a four-wheel motorbike trip, ride the unique Skywire flying-fox; experience a Tour of Discovery or take a relaxing horse ride on our 1,600-acre property. We are only 15 minutes from Nelson city and open every day except Christmas Day. Paintball games and 'Argo' fun rides are also available. Our cafe is open daily, serving delicious food...(more)

STARDOME OBSERVATORY & PLANETARIUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland

One of Auckland's best and most popular attractions where you can experience the unique wonders of New Zealand's night sky through telescopes and Planetarium shows. Be amazed and awestruck as your guide takes you on an unforgettable tour of our universe. Planetarium shows run every night (Wednesday to Sunday) and weekend afternoons. Evening shows include courtyard telescope viewing (weather permitting)...(more)

KIWI NORTH - Whangarei

Location: Northland

Welcome to Kiwi North, a site that features a museum, a nocturnal kiwi house, gift store, and unique Victorian heritage buildings. We're set on 25 hectares of rolling, volcanic farmland, forest and bush, with views that overlook the city of Whangarei and the Whangarei Heads. Our specialty is with Family-friendly Event Days...(more)

TAUPO DEBRETTS SPA RESORT - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort offer a mix of unique New Zealand experiences - from the mineral waters of the historic Taupo Hot Springs to our modern Living Waters Spa and award-winning Taupo Holiday Park. We provide the ultimate all-year-round relaxation and recreation destination! Satisfy your tummy with a hearty breakfast and snack at the Savour Cafe...(more)

FERNLAND SPA MINERAL SPRINGS - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Tauranga's original mineral pools, Fernland Spa Thermal Mineral Springs, are set in a valley only five minutes drive from Tauranga city. Enjoy the health benefits of relaxing in pure soda, crystal clear, non-chlorinated mineral water flowing constantly into all pools. Unwind in the main pool or spacious private spa. Powered or non-powered sites available for camping with outstanding thermal facilities...(more)

ARION FARM EDUCATION PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

See, touch, feed, and learn about a variety of farm animals and their history and contribution to the New Zealand economy at the Arion Farm Education Park. Bring out your students and families for pony rides and children's parties, as they are also options. Picnic or barbeque in our natural environment with shelter and shade...(more)

CHIPMUNKS PLAYLAND AND CAFE - Papanui, Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

The aim of Chipmunks' Playland and cafe is to make sure the kids have fun in our superior playlands and playgrounds, which offer the latest, safest and best play equipment available in New Zealand. For all the parents out there - relax over a coffee in Charlie's Cafe while the kids have fun at our Cranford St venue...(more)

MURIWAI BEACH HORSE TREKS - Muriwai Beach, Auckland

Location: Auckland - Muriwai

Explore the stunning West Coast on horse back. Wander along the beautiful black sands at Muriwai Beach or canter along the waters edge. The horse trek then crosses the sand dunes and enters an enchanting forested area. Suitable for novice and experienced riders. Treks leave twice daily at 10am and 1.30pm, however other times can be requested...(more)

AUCKLAND WHALE & DOLPHIN SAFARI - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Experience the breath-taking Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Departing directly from Auckland's Viaduct Harbour, be welcomed aboard our 20 metre, purpose-built vessel 'Dolphin Explorer' for an unforgettable marine mammal eco-safari out on the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf. 4.5 hour eco-cruise on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, including guaranteed whale and dolphin viewing – or you get a free trip on us!..(more)

TE PAPA - NEW ZEALAND'S NATIONAL MUSEUM - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, tells the wonderful stories of our past, present and future. Over 20 galleries are home to imaginative exhibitions and interactive experiences that explore NZ's unique natural environment, dynamic art heritage, interesting history and the vitality of Maori culture. Open 365 days a year from 10am to 6pm (except Christmas Day). Free admission...(more)

MIRANDA HOT SPRINGS - Thames

Location: Coromandel - Thames

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)

BOOBOO MAGOO'S SILENT DISCO ADVENTURES - Wellington

Location: Wellington

You've come to the right place if you're looking for something amazingly fun and that little bit unusual. So "what on earth is it?" we hear you ask. Well, it's a flash-mob. It's a silent disco. It's a roaming, rhythmic riot across New Zealand. Our state of the art broadcasting technology allows us to take the party on the road...(more)

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TEKAPO SPRINGS - Lake Tekapo

Location: Canterbury

Relax in our three hot pools or chill out in our cooler pools in our aqua play area. Enjoy a facial or massage at the day spa then refuel at our Altitude 720 café & bar. Try ice skating or snow tubing over winter! Experience Tekapo Springs. Just the perfect mix of relaxation and recreation in beautiful Lake Tekapo!..(more)

SKYLINE LUGE - Queenstown

Location: Otago

Once is never enough! Immerse yourself in the panoramic views of Queenstown and the surrounding mountains, take a ride with the Skyline Gondola and then take a chairlift to the Luge Top Station, hop on our purpose-built Luge carts and take an exciting, downhill-ride on over 800 metres of banked corners, tunnels and dippers to a backdrop of stunning views!..(more)

SURF & TURF - Raglan

Location: Waikato - Raglan

The team at Surf and Turf Horse Riding invite you to experience Raglan on horseback. They operate horse riding in and around the township in the stunning Waikato on safe, well-mannered and sure-footed horses. Tours will be customised to fit any level of rider - beginners and more experienced riders - with a range of locations close to Raglan...(more)

ROCKTOPIA - Mount Maunganui

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

ROCK ON down to Rocktopia where we have 26 awesome Clip N Climb walls with 31 challenges and 18 Rock On Climbing walls. If you are looking for some fun and adventure for the family, we also have the world famous vertical slide and Leap of Faith jump. Great for team building, corporate and family fun. Cafe on site...(more)

SAIL BARBARY - Lake Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

Sail Barbary offers relaxation, fun and adventure. Barbary is equipped for all conditions—if the wind dies down her eco-friendly electric engine kicks in, or if you fancy a real sailing adventure, come aboard when the wind is up, and enjoy sailing Lake Taupo at its best (and quietest!). Barbary has been sailing to Taupo's iconic Maori Rock Carvings since 1983...(more)

TE MANAWA MUSEUM OF ART, SCIENCE AND HISTORY - Palmerston North

Location: Manawatu - Palmerston North

The cultural heart of Palmerston North, Te Manawa Museum, brings art, science and history together, recognising the uniqueness of each area and reflecting the growing Manawatu region and its people. View the changing art exhibitions featuring national and international artists. Enjoy the unique children's house and garden and explore our interactive exhibition Te Awa—The River, Heart of Manawatu...(more)

GLOPUTT MINIGOLF - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Come and experience Auckland's first amazing and bizarre new world of glow in the dark minigolf. With buildings, foliage, pathways and fairways illuminated with glowing technicolour, your outing will be a really unique and memorable event for all. And it's indoors - your fun won't be cooled off due to Auckland's whacky weather!..(more)

AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Experience one of the world's best military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals and personal war stories. Come and explore our collection, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and enjoy our children's activities. FREE ADMISSION, open daily...(more)

ARION HORSE TREKKING - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch West

Trek along the lovely forest tracks in a safe and peaceful environment with the team at Arion Horse Trekking. Treks include the majestic and mighty Waimakariri River for some stunning views of the mountains and Canterbury plains and cross the many braided streams when nature permits...(more)

THRILLZONE - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Thrillzone is located right in the heart of Queenstown! It's a fun, high-energy, adrenaline-fuelled experience with a huge range of indoor adventures to choose from. The Vortex 12D Motion Thrill Ride, wild roller coasters, creepy haunted houses and crazy jetpack adventures! Or experience 360°VR from fighting intergalactic wars on alien planets to casting spells in the darkest of dungeons...(more)

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EXPLORE GROUP - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

We have the sailing experience to suit everybody, no experience necessary! Take an Auckland Harbour Sailing Cruise, enjoy a three-course meal on-board as the sun goes down, or sail/race an authentic America's Cup Yacht. No better way to experience the City of Sails than on the water. Select from the many sailing experiences we have to offer...(more)

ALPINE JET THRILLS - Christchurch and Springfield

Location: Canterbury - Springfield and Great Alpine Highway

Welcome to Alpine Jet Thrills. We are the premier Christchurch and Canterbury jet boat operator. The Waimakariri River runs from the mountains to the sea and we have a departure point at both ends of this diverse river. For scenery, excitement, speed and 360 degree jet boat spins look for Alpine Jet Thrills...(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS HEALTH RETREAT - Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Bay of Islands Health Retreat is a 5-star health retreat located in Kerikeri, Bay of Islands. They provide various healthy packages and fitness holidays. Want to learn how to get healthy/lose weight and detox/relax and de-stress/get fitter? Looking for the ultimate active holiday? - perhaps cycling the Twin Coast Cycle Trail - or for a healthy corporate retreat?..(more)

CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE MECCA - Invercargill

Location: Southland

With over 300 motorcycles and motorcycle related artwork from around the world, this collection is widely regarded as a world-class display. Highlights include three out of four publicly displayed John Britten motorbikes and the largest display of Brough Superior in the Southern Hemisphere. Over 60 manufacturers and brands such as AJS, Ariel, BMW, Harley Davidson, Henderson, Indian, Matchless and Rudge...(more)

WESTFIELD RICCARTON - Christchurch

Location: Fendalton

Come and explore the largest shopping centre in the South Island, with over 190 stores. Shop home-ware to evening wear, restaurants to groceries, entertainment to exercise, and everything in between - Westfield Riccarton is a one-stop shop for whatever you need...(more)

ORANA WILDLIFE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Experience our up close animal encounters at NZ's only open-range zoo. Hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino 'face-to-face', wander through native-bird aviaries and travel through our lion reserve (costs & conditions apply). Extensive native collection features Kiwi, Tuatara and range of endangered birds and reptiles. Open-range zoo situated in Christchurch. Scheduled feeds daily. NZ's only gorillas & the country's only orang-utans too...(more)

BUMPER BALL - New Zealand

Location: Christchurch West

Bumper Ball guarantees laughter while trying something new! With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games. You just need at least 6 people and we'll come to you, and we're in 6 cities around NZ. Anyone from age 7 up can have a go. Minimum Rules, Maximum Fun!..(more)

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CRATERS OF THE MOON - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

Craters of the Moon is a unique walk with a difference; this memorable experience is suitable for young and old. See bubbling craters and steam vents, explosion craters and colourful soils. You can also look at interesting plants that have adapted to be able to thrive in the hot, steamy conditions of the area...(more)

WESTRAY ADVENTURES & QUAD BIKING - Te Anau

Location: Fiordland

Ride over our farmland on horse trekking rides and quad bikes on the trails of Te Anau, New Zealand. Only 5 km from Te Anau. Be greeted by our other friendly horses and foals roaming free and enjoy 360 degrees of panoramic mountain views of Lake Te Anau and surrounding mountain ranges, wildlife reserve and farm land...(more)

ESCAPE MATE - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

The coolest indoor activity in town. Embark on a mission to save the world by solving mysteries in an ancient Temple or in an Alchemist's Lair! Exciting and fun interactive game experience in a bank vault with high-tech puzzles and intricate story lines. Suitable for all ages and occasions. All you need is creative thinking, a strategy and team spirit!..(more)

PACIFIC PADDLE COMPANY - Christchurch

Location: Redcliffs

Join the Pacific Paddle Company and take a private SUP lesson at a calm bay in Christchurch. Our company uses the highest quality boards and paddles designed by us here in New Zealand. See our website for excellent deals in an array of stand up paddle board gear. SPECIAL: Anyone who books through tourism.net.nz receives 20% off a new board...(more)

BOUNCE & BEYOND Indoor Family Fun - East Tamaki, Auckland

Location: Auckland - East Tamaki

Looking for something fun and activity to do with your kids, but want to stay inside? BOUNCE & BEYOND indoor inflatable playground is here to help your kids burn off lots of energy! Kids at all ages have a blast climbing, running, jumping and sliding their way to fun. Why not let them go wild on our inflatables?..(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch North

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)

WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

Location: South Island

Meet Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe - New Zealand's Big 5. Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Hear the kiwi as they forage by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily...(more)

KIWI SEGWAY TOURS - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Our Segway sightseeing tours are guaranteed one of the best things to do in Auckland. The beauty of riding a Segway is they're eco-friendly, quiet, and you stand above the crowds. They are perfect for both young and old. That makes for great views and photos. Our mission is to provide safe, fun and unforgettable experiences that last a lifetime...(more)

SHOTOVER JET - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Enjoy a world famous, ultimate jet boat experience with Shotover Jet. Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1965, and now it's your turn! 'Can you handle the canyons?' with award winning Shotover Jet, 'The World's Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride', and the only company allowed to operate in the stunning Shotover River Canyons...(more)

FLIP OUT TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Flip Out is an indoor trampoline park with a main arena, kids arena, foam pit, tricking area, wall trampolines and Air Tracks Tumble Strips. We cater for birthday parties and have a high-quality cafe for parents to relax while children burn energy. This Trampoline Arena Christchurch is the perfect destination for indoor entertainment...(more)

WORLD OF WEARABLEART & CLASSIC CARS MUSEUM - Nelson

Location: Nelson

The World of WearableArt™ and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic 'must see' visitor attraction in Nelson, New Zealand. The museum celebrates two distinctly different passions - a world class collection of classic cars as well as incredible wearable works of art from all around the world. The car museum is one of Australasia's largest private collections...(more)

ANTIGUA BOAT SHEDS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Hire a canoe, paddle boat or historic row boat on the Avon River to see the beauty of Christchurch Botanic Gardens with Antigua Boat Sheds. Relax and enjoy the tranquil scenery while devouring a fabulous breakfast or brunch from our licensed cafe, on the banks of the River Avon. Also offering bike hire, embark on an urban-sightseeing adventure...(more)

AUCKLAND MUSEUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Welcome to Auckland War Memorial Museum, where exciting stories of the Pacific and New Zealand are told within a memorial dedicated to those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. This Auckland museum also has exhibits featuring the flora, fauna and landforms of our unique islands...(more)

ABEL TASMAN HORSE TREKKING - Marahau Beach

Location: Nelson

Abel Tasman Horse Trekking provide quality trekking experiences on the doorstep of the famous Abel Tasman National Park. Quality gear, experienced, first-aid trained guides and friendly horses. For ages 12 and over we offer two-hour guided rides on Marahau Beach, including a lesson in our sandy arena. For younger children we offer half-hour paddock rides. 85kg rider weight-limit...(more)

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)

OHOPE INTERNATIONAL GOLF CLUB - Ohope Beach

Location: Bay of Plenty - Whakatane

The world class Ohope International Golf Club links golf course features superb views of both the harbour and ocean, as well as majestic Motuhoura (Whale Island) and volcanic Whakaari (White Island). Our slogan is "We love it ........ so will you". Our well appointed clubhouse and facilities make us a popular venue for weddings, functions and special occasions...(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Bay of Plenty

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

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)

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)

FOOD AND SPICE ODYSSEY - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington Bays

Discover why Wellington is known as the Coffee and Craft Beer capital with Odyssey Food and Spice Tours. As well as our early evening walking Cocktail Tour, we offer half-day and full-day guided tours offering a taste of the unique chocolate flavour combinations, cheeses and food sensations, along with the history and sights of Wellington...(more)

BILL RICHARDSON TRANSPORT WORLD - Invercargill

Location: Southland

Richardson Transport World has something for everyone in the largest private collection of its type in the world. Home to over 300 vehicles, a wearable arts collection, children's play zones, The Grille Cafe and themed bathrooms fast becoming as famous as our vehicles...(more)

A-MAZE-N-GOLF - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury

Be in for lots of surprises along the way when you solve the mystery of the Lost Temple, or have a go at our Gold Rush themed 18-hole mini golf course. Great for school camps, birthday parties, corporate challenges, social club events and fundraising, ask us about group discounts. Located only a two-minute drive or five-minute walk from village centre...(more)

KOWHAI EQUESTRIAN FARM STAY - Oxford

Location: Canterbury - Oxford

Kowhai Equestrian Farmstay is only 40 minutes from Christchurch and is a great place to spend some time if you are interested in horse riding. Lessons for complete beginners to advanced riders. Enjoy walking, trotting and cantering. Terrain covered includes flat farm land, along rivers and hill country to 300 metres. Lovely views of Canterbury Plains back to Christchurch...(more)

SMASHIT ROOM - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

SMASHIT is a perfect way to let out some anger or just have a lot of fun as we arm you with the tools to become a bull in a china shop, smashing your way through our breakable items. Just been dumped? Stressed at work? Or even found yourself on the holiday from hell? Choose a weapon and SMASHIT up!..(more)

DRIFT KARTZ - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Our purpose built DRIFTING go-karts let you experience the thrill of racing on our indoor track. With our special track surface and high horse power 400c motors you can feel the sensation of drifting as you slide around our track. Come in and give it a go. It's not easy... if it was it wouldn't be fun...(more)

SILVERDALE ADVENTURE PARK - Auckland

Location: Auckland - North

There really is something for everyone at Silverdale Adventure Park! We are all about creating a fun magical day out for families, with over 10 rides ranging from moderate thrill to extreme fun, even granny will want to join in! You can try new things, learn new skills and most importantly laugh!..(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)

CROSSFIRE WANAKA

Location: Otago

Crossfire Wanaka, located in Criffel Junction is just a short 10 minute drive from Wanaka. Claybird, miniput, a rifle range, golf driving range, archery - whether you're with your family or your friends, a day out at Crossfire will always hit the mark!..(more)

SNOWPLANET - Auckland

Location: Auckland - North Shore

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 30 minutes north of Auckland's CBD. 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)

CADDYSHACK MINI GOLF - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Welcome to CaddyShack, Christchurch's most exciting indoor mini golf experience. CaddyShack is located in an indoor, all-weather venue in Woolston. Each of our 18 holes incorporates a different theme and offers different skill challenges and fun. CaddyShack Christchurch is the ultimate mini golf experience. Practice your crazy golf...(more)

NAPIER PRISON - Napier, Hawkes Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay

Napier Prison is New Zealand's oldest prison having operated from 1862 to 1993. Currently open daily for self-guided audio tours, guided tours, school trips, and scary night tours - last Friday each month. This historical site can also be booked for group functions including office parties, birthdays, and off-the-wall weddings. Now featuring 2 active escape rooms...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs Attractions is a one-stop adventure shop, situated on the main road into Hanmer Springs overlooking the river and ferry bridge. In fact something for everybody: Bungy jumping, Jetboating, River rafting, Quad biking, Canoes, Kids quads, Paintball, Claybird shooting - All combined with a cafe offering light refreshments and a souvenir gift shop overlooking river...(more)

HINTERLAND ADVENTURES & PAINTBALL - Hamilton

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Bring your team along for some outdoor adventures! Have a go at paintballing, clay bird shooting, archery or fun team days. These awesome activities will get your group fired up and they're all available with Hinterland Adventures. Bookings are essential. Call 0800 22 66 54 for more information...(more)

POLYNESIAN SPA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Enjoy tranquil bathing and views overlooking Lake Rotorua at Polynesian Spa, New Zealand's leading international day spa. Relax in one of the 28 hot mineral pools each with different temperatures. Polynesian Spa is the perfect place to enjoy a choice of spa therapies or bathing and they provide a unique thermal spa experience on the shore of Lake Rotorua...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS THERMAL POOLS & SPA - North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Since 1859 the Hanmer Springs thermal pools have attracted visitors seeking to relax, unwind and ease their aches and pains in the warm, soothing mineral waters. Only an hour and a half from Christchurch, the mineral springs are in the heart of the Alpine Village of Hanmer Springs. The complex also features a stunning new health and beauty spa...(more)

STEAMPUNK HQ - Oamaru

Location: Otago - Oamaru

Proudly based in Oamaru and opened in November 2011, Steampunk HQ is an art collaboration that portrays an industrial version of Steampunk, with a giant sense of humour and larger than life visions of an off the wall Steampunk universe. Steampunk HQ is well known for its full scale train engine that spits fire and billows smoke...(more)

STAGLANDS WILDLIFE RESERVE - Upper Hutt

Location: Wellington - Upper Hutt

Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe is the best place to visit as family in the Wellington region. They offer visitors the unique and exciting opportunity to connect with nature in a beautiful, natural environment. It's also a great destination for school and group visits. Hire the Barn exclusively for up to 150 guests - perfect for weddings and functions...(more)

BUTTERFLY CREEK - Auckland Airport

Location: Auckland Airport

Enjoy a blend of animal exhibits and interactive attractions. Walk amongst over 800 butterflies when you immerse yourself in our tropical butterfly house. Our latest attraction, Kiwi Forest, with kiwis, otters, eels. Travel back to when dinosaurs ruled. Visit Dinosaur Kingdom with 60+ dinosaurs, some life-sized, roaring and moving, you’ll be amazed! Amazing kids birthday parties, functions and catering...(more)

TRAPD ESCAPE ROOMS - Matamata

Location: North Island

Trapd Escape Rooms are a family run business with our sole aim of ensuring that everyone has fun while visiting Matamata. After years of trialling Escape Rooms the Trapd team has introduced to New Zealand new technology and theming to ensure that our patrons are immersed into the room, theme and experience of Escape Rooms...(more)

QUEENSTOWN ICE ARENA - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Set in the idyllic Queenstown Gardens just five minutes walk from the town centre, Queenstown Ice Arena offers a great value, super fun activity for all ages and abilities. Whether you're a seasoned pro or someone taking to the ice for the first time, you are sure to enjoy an unforgettable Ice Skating Experience!..(more)

FERRYMEAD HERITAGE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Ferrymead Heritage Park takes you back into New Zealand's past. Visit the Edwardian Township complete with houses, school classroom, church, picture theatre, jail, railway station, trains, post office, printers, tobacconist, general store, lawyer’s office and more. View the fascinating array of museum and heritage collections. Close to the Port Hills, Sumner, Redcliffs, Heathcote Valley and the port of Lyttleton...(more)

YALDHURST MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT AND SCIENCE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch West

The Yaldhurst Museum of Transport and Science opened in 1968 with a personal collection built over many years. Cars, Carriages, Fire Engines, Print shop, Computer display. Open year-round Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm(last entry 3:45). On-site cafe open to the public daily. Take a trip down memory lane. Visitors get an insight into how things used to be...(more)

PARADISE VALLEY SPRINGS WILDLIFE PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Experience the best of native New Zealand at this beautifully maintained wildlife park set amongst stunning native New Zealand bush. Interact with New Zealand's wildlife, native birds, trout and farm animals. Freshwater spring and Treetops Walk. Lion feeding 2:30 pm every day. Privately owned family business. Wander along the accessible walkways at your own pace, feeding the wildlife...(more)

SKYLINE STARGAZING - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Skyline Stargazing is Queenstown's ultimate stagazing experience. The clear and unpolluted skies of Queenstown make the perfect setting for the specially-constructed area, allowing for an unbelievably clear view of the night sky. The top-of-the line telescopes give stargazers the chance to view an amazing array of stunning sights...(more)

AMAZEME - Paradise Valley

Location: Bay of Plenty

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)

ROTORUA CANOPY TOURS - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

An award-winning zipline adventure - Soar through the trees and experience New Zealand’s ancient forest like never before. Journey with authentic Kiwi guides through this beautiful land the way it once was, come face to face with New Zealand native birds, and find out how we can make our forest great again...(more)

FARMYARD HOLIDAY PARK - Geraldine

Location: Canterbury

Our privately owned holiday park in Canterbury offers the ultimate farmstay experience for everyone including campervans. Located on 17 hectares of tranquil rural countryside, 5 minutes from Geraldine and 2 hours from Christchurch. Unique hands on farmyard experience for campers. Something for everybody, tent sites, powered sites, onsite vans, two-bedroom cabins. Also fully self-contained one-room studios and family cottages...(more)

EASTWOODHILL ARBORETUM - Gisborne

Location: Eastland

Eastwoodhill Arboretum, NZ's National Arboretum, features 131 hectares of exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings. Visitor facilities include a new natural adventure playground, walking trails for all levels of fitness, the nationally significant Homestead Garden, accommodation, guided tours, function venue and catering services. Eastwoodhill Arboretum is a top visitor attraction in Gisborne and attracts over 8,000 visitors annually...(more)

MT. ASPIRING HOLIDAY PARK - Wanaka

Location: Otago

Mt. Aspiring Holiday Park is ideally located in the hills just outside of the Lake Wanaka township. Settle in for a peaceful holiday or stopover with lovely views, plenty of space and fresh mountain air. The Lake Wanaka area offers a variety of outdoor activities in the hot, dry Otago summers and superb skiing in winter...(more)

NGONGOTAHA RAILWAY PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Ngongotaha

Ngongotaha Railway Park is located 5kms north of Rotorua. We offer Miniature Railway rides on steam and diesel locomotives, bouncy castle loco's, museum displays, operational model railway displays and a delightful hobby supply shop called Platform Three. All of these are enjoyed by young and old alike. We can also host birthday parties and other special occasions...(more)

VECTOR WERO WHITEWATER PARK - Manukau

Location: Auckland

Vector Wero Whitewater Park is a world class destination that offers a wide range of safe water activities including rafting, kayaking and much more. New Zealand's first man-made river and white water course is located in the heart of Auckland, this parks lets you race down Grade 4 rapids or family paddle around the lake. A wonderful experience for all...(more)

ANATOKI SALMON FISHING & CAFE - Takaka, Nelson

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

Anatoki Salmon Fishing & Cafe is a unique freshwater fishing activity in Golden Bay just 100km from Nelson. Situated on the banks of the Anatoki River between Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Park, you can relax and catch your very own premium Chinook salmon. Have it hot-smoked ready to eat in our cafe, or take away fresh. Open 7 days...(more)

KIDZ GO - New Zealand

Location: Wellington

The only dedicated family travel webguide to New Zealand, Kidz Go offers information for families visiting Christchurch and Canterbury. Family friendly accommodation, dining and activities, birthday party ideas, day trips, child-minding, skiing with kids and more. Check our Web site also for family information in other New Zealand regions...(more)

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WAIKITE VALLEY THERMAL POOLS - Waikite Valley, Rotorua - Taupo

Location: Taupo

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools is a unique place to come and experience the 'Living Waters' of the Te Manaroa Spring - the largest single source of 100% pure boiling water in New Zealand. Adjoining the pool complex is a 20-site campground with shower, laundry and kitchen facilities. Pools to enjoy include the Settlers Pool and luxurious tranquil garden pool...(more)

VELOCITY KARTS - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Velocity Karts offer two choices of outrageous fun on 3 wheels: - Battery powered Driftkarts, Wind powered blokart (land yachts), for two purpose built tracks in Christchurch where you can hire a kart and have some fun with family and friends. A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 80+..(more)

WAIMAK RIVER RIDING CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Ride a horse along the banks of the Waimakariri River in the dappled light of willow and poplar trees, over large open grassland areas or out onto the wide river bed. Just 15 minutes’ drive from Christchurch city centre and you are in the countryside. Splash through the crystal clear waters of the river. First timers to experienced. Children welcome...(more)

DIG THIS - Invercargill

Location: Southland

Dig This is the country's first heavy equipment playground that allows guests to operate bulldozers, excavators and skid steers in a giant gravel pit, making it one of New Zealand's most exciting new tourism attractions. Loads of fun for the whole family, with Mini Dig options for 4+ year olds right through to the big machine rides for 14+...(more)

ORAKEI KORAKO CAVE & THERMAL PARK - Taupo

Location: Waikato

Explore the Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park. Also known as the Hidden Valley, Orakei Korako is a unique and popular visitor attraction—not to be missed. This geothermal wonderland is one of nature's true gifts. Come explore a world of gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pools and some of the most amazing silica terraces on the Earth...(more)

HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK - Te Kauwhata, Waikato

Location: Waikato - Huntly

Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park is the place to go for your next adrenaline fix. Fast-paced Go-Karts are a must. Reach speeds of up to 70kmph. Or go for an exhilarating action experience. Try our exhilarating action experience V8 Hot Laps, Supercar Fast Dash or the self-drive V8 Muscle Car experience in a Mustang! Café and information centre on-site...(more)

FERRYMEAD GOLF - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Ferrymead Golf offers a range of enticing options for a fun family activity. Whether it be during the weekend, after school or the school holidays, Ferrymead Golf is your premier entertainment centre. 3 18-hole mini-golf courses, inside or outside, including recently opened 'Grasslands', a real grass outdoor course, plus paintball and many childrens party options...(more)

KO TANE - Maori Cultural Experience - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Come and discover Tane Mahuta the Maori god of the forest. Discover a people and culture who live in harmony with nature. Ko Tane is a Maori cultural experience located at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Tours include a Powhiri (traditional Maori welcome), cultural performance and entertainment, Maori village, Hangi Meal and an optional Kiwi Tour. Phone 359 6226 for availability...(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)

ABEL TASMAN KAITERITERI KAYAKS - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson

Kaiteriteri Kayak is the only kayaking business to operate from Kaiteriteri Beach. Join us and enjoy a blend of good times, great people, personality-plus guides and interactive Abel Tasman kayaking trips! So go for a big day out, big lunch, lots of laughs join a trip with Kaiteriteri Kayak—great little kayak trips...(more)

ODYSSEY SENSORY MAZE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Odyssey Sensory Maze is great family fun and entertainment for all ages. Definitely a must see for all tourists. The incredible journey through Odyssey takes on average of around 20-30 minutes. Odyssey Sensory Maze - an a-maze-ing journey that will invigorate your senses, challenge your mind as you experience unique illusions, sound effects, scents, quirky obstacles and strange sensations!..(more)

AC BATHS - Taupo

Location: Taupo

AC Baths offers a huge linked outdoor/indoor leisure pool. Swim in both without leaving the warmth of the thermally heated water. Also: kids toddler areas, two hydro slides, tarzan swim, bombing zone, inflatable pool toys, private thermal mineral pools, sauna cafe and barbecue areas. Ideal in any weather. A Taupo thermal swimming complex that the whole family can enjoy...(more)

FEAR FACTORY QUEENSTOWN - Queenstown

Location: Otago

Fear Factory Queenstown is consistently among the top 3 attractions for this area on Trip Advisor! We welcome you to challenge yourself and friends to a real life horror experience in New Zealand's scariest haunted house. SpineTingling Suspense and Screams await you. Do you have what it takes? We guarantee you the ultimate fun and totally terrifying experience!..(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

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)

KIDZ GO - Queenstown, Wanaka, Fiordland

Location: Queenstown

New Zealand holiday travel guide for families. Kidz Go is the only dedicated family travel webguide to New Zealand. Information for families visiting Queenstown, Wanaka or Te Anau. Family friendly accommodation, dining and activities, minimum ages for adventure stuff, child-minding, skiing with kids and more. Check our Web site for family information in other New Zealand regions...(more)

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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)

FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER HOT POOLS - Franz Josef, West Coast

Location: West Coast

This is the perfect way to unwind after a day of travel on the coast or after exploring the glaciers. Situated in Franz Josef township, Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools are a haven of natural tranquillity. Our unique hot pools are nestled between native rainforest offering a range of relaxation options including main pools, private pools, spa and massage treatments...(more)

ALPINE CRAZY PUTT AND VILLAGE CRUISERS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury

Welcome to Alpine Crazy Putt and Village Cruisers. Located just past the Heritage Hotel, this course has been recently rebuilt with lots of new and exciting holes! This is also your starting point for the Village Cruisers. Families have been enjoying our bikes for 17 years! A fun form of transport to get around Hanmer Springs designed for 4-6 people!..(more)

REALM VR - Wanaka

Location: Otago

Travel the world, take a tour of a historic site, ride a roller coaster, blast into space, attend a concert or live performance. The possibilities are endless! RealmVR is the the only fully immersive, full motion virtual reality experience in New Zealand in the stunning Lake Wanaka - Book today!..(more)

HAMILTON ZOO - Hamilton, Waikato

Location: Waikato

Home to over 600 native and exotic animals. Hamilton Zoo features large enclosures, beautiful walkways and tranquil surroundings. This experience is not to be missed. Go behind the scenes with a Face to Face encounter or catch a free zookeeper talk and learn about the personalities of our animals, their feeding and enrichment. So much here to see and do!..(more)

WETA WORKSHOP AND STUDIO TOURS - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Weta Studio Tours is your gateway to immersive filmmaking experiences in Wellington, NZ. Guided by a Weta Crew Member, this is an opportunity to see props, costumes, and weapons from the 'Lord Of The Rings', 'King Kong', 'District 9', 'The Hobbit', and more! Includes a tour through the live-shooting stage from Thunderbirds Are Go! and guided transfers from Wellington i-SITE...(more)

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