Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland


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SNOWPLANET

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Enjoy snow sports all year round. Spend a fun family day at New Zealand's only indoor snow resort. Snowplanet offers skiing, snowboarding, tubing and tobogganing all in one place, and all year round whatever the weather. Located 30 minutes north of Auckland's central city, the indoor resort is the perfect place for snow lovers. A 200-metre slope is accessible to adults and children, while th... More info

Rainbow's End

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Rainbow's End has been a fixture of Auckland's outdoor entertainment scene for over 30 years. There's easily a whole day of fun to be had here for all the family, regardless of your bravery level! There are the adrenalin-pumping Invader, Corkscrew Roller Coaster, Power Surge and Fearfall for the adventurous. If you are a real thrill seeking enthusiast then you have to try the brand new ride Strato... More info

Auckland Zoo

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

With 126 species and over 1000 animals across 17 hectares of parkland, Auckland Zoo is New Zealand’s largest home of wildlife - conveniently located just five minutes from central Auckland. Take an immersive journey through New Zealand’s natural world at Te Wao Nui. Six stunning habitats that showcase New Zealand’s native wildlife, north to south and all in one place. There is lot... More info

Spookers

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Take your friends or family through the dark hallways of Haunted House, meet psychedelic clowns in Disturbia, head into The Woods that is inhabited by hillbillys and then venture into the swamp-like Fog attraction. All attractions are crawling with scarers that are eager and waiting to make your experience a living nightmare!  Open Friday and Saturday evenings. R13 age restriction applies ... More info

Stardome Observatory and Planetarium

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Experience the glory of the night skies from the comfort of your own seat. Using the special effects of a planetarium, Stardome Observatory lets you observe the wonders of the universe. Located in central Auckland, Stardome Observatory and Planetarium is situated in One Tree Hill Domain, one of the city's most prominent landmarks. The Stardome Observatory and Planetarium was first opened in ... More info

Silo Park

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Silo Park is situated in Wynyard Quarter on Auckland's waterfront, is not just a great park - it's also host to amazing events and exhibitions. Stop by and see what's on. Silo Park is founded in an unlikely spot - a plot of land by the waterfront that used to be where cement was stored while the city was being developed. The cement silos are still standing, though no longer hold cement. Instead... More info

Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Don't miss out on one of the best places to visit in Auckland! SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s takes you on an underwater journey through the Pacific and Antarctica’s unique freshwater and marine environments.  Come in and see for yourself why it's Auckland’s leading attraction!  The vision of remarkable Kiwi explorer and diver, Kelly Tarlton, no trip to Auckland is complete without vi... More info

MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology)

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Inspiring and comprehensive story of New Zealand's transport, social and technology history, incorporating a state of the art Aviation Display Hall and plenty of interactivity for all the family. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) was established nearly 50 years ago in the Western Springs area of Auckland, around the old Pumphouse and its impressive Beam Engine. Here you'll find eve... More info

Magic Broomstick Tours

Best Things To Do with Kids in Auckland

Glide effortlessly around the streets of beautiful historic Devonport village, past beautifully restored Victorian villas, beaches, parks, historic forts and to the summit of extinct volcanoes. as you experience the fun of riding a Segway with Magic Broomstick. Just a 12-minute ferry ride from Auckland City, Devonport is Auckland's historic seaside village and feels a world away from the hustle... More info