91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland
Open week days from 10:00am and weekends from 9:00am.
Make new memories at Snowplanet with all of the family. Grab your beanies and warm jackets for a fantastic day on Auckland’s indoor ski slope. Only 30 minutes north of the city you and the family can go skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing then relax in the restaurant afterwards.
Call 09 427 0044 | 0800 SNOWPLANET
2 Clist Crescent, Manukau City, Auckland
Opening hours: Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm (except Xmas Day)
For children 8yrs and under, make sure you visit Kidz Kingdom, it's an amazing family entertainment centre just for the younger kids.
The main park has 20 rides and attractions. If you are a thrill seeking enthusiast the Stratosfear, or if you'd like something a little less scary, perhaps the Log Flume or Pirate Ship. It's your fun, and you can put it together any way you like!
10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Airport
Opening hours: Daily 9:30am to 5:00pm
A fun day out for the whole family. There is dinosaurs, crocodiles, alligators, monkeys, butterflies, farm animals, cafe, functions, shop, playground and a train.
8-14 Henderson Valley Road, Henderson, Auckland
Whoa! Studios is the only studio open to the public in New Zealand. Watch a live show, play on the urban playground with the giant crocheted climbing net and have a meal at the Grounds family eatery.
23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland
Opening hours: Daily 9:30am to 5:00pm (last entry at 4:00pm)
Kelly Tarlton's showcases over 30 live animal exhibits in spectacular habitat displays, including the world's largest Antarctic penguin colony exhibit and amazing underwater viewing tunnels.
Their Animal Adventures offer unique and thrilling 'up close' underwater encounters with huge sharks, including the all new Shark Dive Xtreme and Shark Cage experience. You can also head out onto the ice to get up close to our amazing penguins with Penguin Discovery.
Whangaparaoa Narrow Gauge Railway
400 Whangaparaoa Road, Stanmore Bay, Hibiscus Coast
Opening hours: Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fun park, train rides and animals.
The Amazing Maze 'n Maize
833 Kingseat Road, Karaka, Auckland
Open December to May: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Giant cornfield maze.
80 Candia Road, Swanson, Auckland
Crystal mine museum, animal park and rides, dinosaur gully, riding school, cafe and more.
Lock N Load Adventures
46 Nixon Road, Auckland Airport
Lock N Load Adventures is a fun outdoor adventure park that offers NZ’s best paintball and arrow tag adventures. Enjoy the adrenalin rush of Paintball on 9 themed fields and choose from low impact (for kids aged 7 plus) or regular gear.
Plus experience the precision of Arrow Tag, think dodgeball with soft padded arrows for kids aged 11 years plus.
Treasure Island Adventure Mini Golf
Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Airport
Ahoy! Treasure Island is a pirate themed fun and adventurous mini golf park. Putt around two courses which include features such as a pirate ship, cave, waterfall and more!
86 Federal Street, Auckland
At 328 metres, the Sky Tower is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breathtaking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction. Every School Holiday period the Sky Towers puts on an exciting theme for families at no additional cost to the normal admission price, keep a watch on the Sky Tower promotions page
Around the World Mini Golf
Sylvia Park, 286 Mount Wellington Highway, Mount Wellington, Auckland
Minigolf journey to different countries of the world.
324 SH 1, Warkworth, Auckland
Opening hours: Daily 9:00am to 5:00pm (except Christmas Day)
12 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Airport
Opening hours during weekends, school and publich holdays - Summer 9:00am to 5:00pm and Winter 10:00am to 5:00pm
Rocket Ropes has an adventure high ropes course for kids aged 6 years plus and adults. Plus there is a Rocketter course for kids aged 2 to 6 years old, to experience a climbing course using carabiners. They can scale the pirate ship, delve into the tunnels, bounce on the spring steps and more to give them a climbing adventure like no other. Bookings are essential.
Kiwi Valley Farm Park
308 Henderson Valley Road, Henderson Valley, Auckland
Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Kiwi Valley Farm Park is a great place for the whole family to spend time together in a relaxed country fresh environment! Kids can interact with animals found on a classic kiwi farm.
150 Trig Hill Road, Onetangi, Waiheke Island
To participate you must weigh more than 30kg and less than 125kg.
Boundary Road, Woodhill Forest, Auckland
Monkeys, prepare for the ultimate high ropes adventure. With 10 unique courses ranging from 3 to 14 meters above the ground, there is something for everyone - young baboons and professional primates alike.
Age suitability: 5 years plus
Glenbrook Vintage Railway
Open every Sunday from late October to early June
Glenbrook Station, 24 Farm Park Road, Waiuku, Auckland
Experience the golden era of “steam age” train travel at the Glenbrook Vintage Railway, near Waiuku, south-west of Auckland. With a journey of 15 kilometres through beautiful rolling countryside to the historic harbour town of Waiuku, a unique and nostalgic experience for the whole family.
Silverdale Adventure Park
2104 East Coast Road, Silverdale
Family adventure park. There is the downhill luge, offroad polaris, cosmic playzone, spaceship simulator, dual zipline, mini moon buggies, shooting star vertical bungy, tube slide, horse and farm experience, and 7D cinema.