Holiday Activities for Kids

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Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari
At Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari we make it easy to experience the astonishingly abundant wildlife of the beautiful Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Our marine eco-safari offers guaranteed Whale and Dolphin viewing year-round, departing direct from the Viaduct Harbour in down-town Auckland. But we offer so much more than just Whale and Dolphin watching. The privilege of operating daily within this world-class conservation area has led us to establish New Zealand's only research-based marine mammal ...
Ashley Gorge Holiday Park
Paradise Found! Just off the beautiful Inland Scenic Route 72 a mere 45 minutes from Christchurch, Oxford is a favourite destination for Cantabrians looking to enjoy the natural unspoiled surroundings and to sample the rural bliss that the locals get to enjoy every day. Easy drive onto Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs, West Coast, Methven & Geraldine Nestled against Mount Thomas Forest Conservation Area alongside the cool clear Ashley River you will find the Ashley Gorge Holiday Park (a member of the ...
Huka Prawn Park
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. Our activity pass offers all day access to the park. This includes prawn fishing, guided tours and access to the activity loop which is packed with fun attractions. Feel the ...
Little River Campground
Little River Campground (formerly Birdlands) has something for everyone. Big enough to lose yourself in, but small enough for intimate gatherings. We also have standard cabins available to rent. We are also home to the Scary Slippery Slides- fun for all the family- old fashion fun- a hill, plastic slide and water = super fast wet fun. We are a family friendly campground and also dog friendly. A peaceful riverside camp with the lush beauty of the South Island’s West Coast yet less than an hour ...
Tapeka del Mar Beachfront Holiday Home
Beachfront luxury holiday home accommodation. 4 bedrooms sleep up to 13 guests. Furnished and equipped to a high standard with all linen and cleaning provided. Unobstructed beach and Bay views with direct access to a sandy all tide swimming beach. 4 kayaks and dinghy or swim to the diving pontoon in front. Home theatre, Sky TV, Apple TV, outdoor speakers and free WiFi internet. Located on Tapeka Point beach, just two minutes from historic Russell village with restaurants, boat trips, attractions ...
Waimak River Horse Treks
Waimak River Horse Treks has been operating with the same owners since 2000. Located only 15mins drive from the central city we are handy for both locals and tourists alike. Come and experience our passion for the riding lifestyle in the great outdoors! Safety and enjoyment have always been a major focus of our business and we are ideally located right by the banks of the river so all treks are held within an area where traffic is strictly restricted and the horses are calm, dependable and well ...
West Coast Wildlife Centre
Lonely Planet voted the West Coast Wildlife Centre in the heart of Franz Josef as one of the 12 must see things to visit in New Zealand. This is the largest kiwi hatching facility in the South Island and the "must see" indoor all weather attraction in Franz Josef – home to the official hatching facility for the world's 2 rarest kiwis – the Rowi and Haast Tokoeka. See live kiwi during the day inside our nocturnal house, discover the interactive glacier attraction and West Coast storytelling areas ...
Family Adventures
Our unique trip takes around about 5.5hrs and is a combination of a sightseeing trip by bus or van (a 45 min drive into Skippers Canyon, one of the most scenic roads in NZ), and raft on the upper Shotover River. The on-river trip is pretty gentle, we are only rafting on grade 1 & 2 rapids. This means that any water that sloshes into the raft, does so without violence or force. In fact, water confidence is not necessary. We do stop along the way on the river and adults and kids who want to, can ...
Hanmer Springs Forest Camp
Surrounded by forest and mountains yet only 2.5 kms from the centre of our Alpine Village, Smoke-free, the Forest Camp is a wonderful place to get away from it all! We have a range of cabins, self-catering kitchens, self-contained units and a lodge as well as unpowered tent/campervan sites. An ideal place for families, school camps, groups and our fully accessible units offer facilities for all. Winter time is delightful at the camp which sometimes gets snow. All our facilities are beautifully ...
Kamahi Cottage
Kamahi Cottage is a 5-Star rated self-contained B&B in a beautiful farm setting, just 30 minutes from the Waitomo Caves and 15 minutes from Otorohanga. It has stunning hilltop views and is totally private; a family-friendly stay for a maximum of 4 guests (children are very welcome). Full gourmet breakfasts - continental style plus selection of cooked choices are included in the rates. Facilities include an upstairs queen bedroom, a queen sofa-sleeper downstairs for 2 extra guests or children (all ...
Pottering About
Pottering About is an art experience cafe that is your place to create here in Nelson, New Zealand. We offer a wide range of creative activities such as Paint Your Own Pottery, Mosaic Making, Decoupage, T-Shirt Painting and School Holiday Workshops. If you are travelling on your holidays, we offer activities that you can take away the same day or we can arrange safe courier for your items – starting at only $5! Our cafe stocks a wide range of delicious savoury snacks, delightful cakes, and fair-trade, ...
Trysports NZ
Trysportsnz offers sports holiday programmes to children, where they get to participate in a range of sports. During our sports holiday programmes we will go through sports in a fun and exciting way. At Trysportsnz we are confident that our children will develop sporting and life skills that will stay with them forever, whilst completing any of our programmes. Each programme is carefully considered to offer a balanced approach to the development of our children’s sporting minds. 53% of children ...
Taupo Kayaking Adventures
Taupo Kayaking Adventures (TKA) specializes in guided scenic tours/trips on New Zealand’s largest fresh water lake, rivers, streams, walking/mountain biking tracks and trails in the Great Lake Taupo Region. Incorporating; • Kayaking • Mountain Bike • Walking • Walking and mountain Biking Combo’s • Overnight Experience • Kayak Fishing • Or a mixture of the above • Or kayak, paddle (sup) board and bike hire With unrivalled natural beauty, fascinating history, gourmet outdoor food ...
Big Sky Parasail Ltd
Established in 2003, Big Sky Parasail is New Zealand’s premier Parasail company located on Lake Taupo. Operating a 9 metre purpose built winch boat. We offer both 400ft and 800ft parasail flights. Both flights come with our unique optional “Freefall”. This is where we slow down the boat and let you parachute down to the waters edge, only to be whisked back up into the sky! Our crew has more than 23 years experience in the industry and we are proud of our safety record. Big Sky Parasail is open ...
Oceans Resort Whitianga
Premium Family accommodation offering fully equipped kitchen and laundry and some apartments sleeping up to 6. Resort facilities include free for guest use, kids scooters, Beach cruiser bikes, spades for use at the infamous Hot Water Beach, heated swimming pool with kids pool, Childrens playground, tennis courts and the beach and trendy cafes, just a 5 minute stroll. Priced from $145NZD. Subject to season and availability. Ask for our 'Minimum 3 night stay' special rates.
Lake Tarawera Water Taxi and Eco Tours
Let our team show you our Lake Tarawera. This area has been visited by people from all over the world for well over a century. Visitors first came to see the eighth wonder of the Natural World, The Pink and White Terraces. They were guided there by the local Maori tribe of Tuhourangi. On the 10th June 1886 that all changed due to the massive eruption of Mount Tarawera. Slowly but surely the land here has healed from that destruction however the Pink and White Terraces are no more.There are now ...
Sportsmans Lodge
Inexpensive, quiet, comfortable, self catering accommodation very close to the Tongariro River in Turangi. Sportsmans Lodge has nine rooms with own ensuites and a lovely private self contained cottage set in an amazing garden. The lodge has a large kitchen and lounge with TV, pool table and open fire. This classic Kiwi Style Turangi accommodation is suitable for fishermen, walkers, travellers, skiers and groups. Sportsmans Lodge is the hidden accommodation gem of the Lake Taupo district and has ...
The Surrey Hotel
The Surrey Hotel Auckland has been specializing in affordable accommodation since 1989. Conveniently-located in the picturesque Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn we are handy to the vibrant shopping and restaurant district of Ponsonby, as well as being an easy walk to Auckland’s city centre which is the hub of New Zealand’s business community. Easily accessible by Auckland’s motorway system we are within 30- 45 minutes drive from the international and domestic airport terminals, boutique wineries, ...
YHA Glenorchy
Kinloch Lodge is just 5 minutes by boat from Glenorchy town, or a 26 km scenic drive through ancient Beech forests and lush alpine valleys; Kinloch is as accessible as it is out-of-the-way. Whether you’re here to relax and enjoy the many day walks, using our transport to arrive between the Routeburn, Greenstone, Caples and Rees and Dart tracks, or you’re looking to enjoy a meal in our historic café / restaurant, or heading out on one of our kayak trips, Kinloch Lodge can be your outpost in the ...
Opape Motor Camp
Opape Motor Camp welcomes you to 'camping the way it used to be." The camp backs on to a sandy beach. It is safe for swimming and taking long walks. Powered and non-powered sites are available. A rocky area is not far for exploring and fishing. Basic facilities include toilets, hot showers and a kitchen area.
Kawhia Beachside S - Cape Holiday Accommodation
Kawhia Beachside s-Cape Holiday Park is the only waterfront camp ground in Kawhia. Situated on the left as you come into Kawhia, you get great views of the harbour from their waterfront camping sites. 10 cabins and 5 motels are also available at family friendly prices, some with harbour views also. Springless trampoline, kayaks for hire and loan shovels to dig your own natural mineral hot spa on Ocean Beach, 6km away. RV Dump station, coin operated laundry and modern clean ablution block with free ...
Harbourside Holiday Park
We are situated directly opposite a sandy estuary beach, which is a perfect for launching a kayak or dinghy or taking the children to explore the estuary at low tide. With the town centre just 450 metres along the road, you can abandon your car if you wish and enjoy the stroll to cafes and shops. Our small holiday park is ideal for families. We aim to provide a safe relaxing environment in which to enjoy yourself and our lovely little town. We have a variety of budget accommodation units ...
Amazeme
Come and enjoy our beautiful hedge maze, 1.4 km to get lost in - should you dare! Once you have conquered the Maze, feel free to enjoy the free family fun activities around the complex which include giant board games, tug o war, frisbees, sack racing, the giant connect four game (my favourite). Plus plenty more to entertain you. Bring a picnic and relax. Check out McGregors garden, meet our bunnies and guinea pigs plus our four roosters!
All Seasons Holiday Park Rotorua
We are a family friendly holiday park. We have a covered heated pool for year round swimming, great play ground and plenty of space of running around. We offer a range of accommodation to suit every budget, plus powered sites for all size caravans and camper vans. And we have life size dinosaurs!! So much to do in Rotorua. Come and visit us soon, we look forward to making your holiday awesome.
Wellington Botanic Garden
Wellington Botanic Garden offers free access to unsurpassed views, unique landscape, exotic forests, native bush, colourful floral displays and gorgeous specialist gardens. Start your visit at the Treehouse Visitor Centre. Grab a bag of duck food and check out the children’s corner for kid friendly activities you can do in the garden. Explore new areas or visit old favourites. The Children’s Play Area has a flying fox and grassy hills for rolling competitions. Come play under our trees ...
Pinedale Motor Camp is a traditional campsite on the banks of the Wakamarina River. It has 7 cabins, powered sites for campervans and open space for tents. There is a basic ablution block and kitchen. There are lovely swimming holes in the river, interesting gold mining history and plenty of native wildlife, particularly birds. It is a beautiful place which is perfect for really getting away from it all, with limited cell phone reception or internet.
Efil Doog Garden Of Art ecoPark
Efil Doog Garden of Art & eco Park is NZunique Garden setting with Ponds, streams, glow worms and sculptures and forest/bush covering 268 acre (108 Ha) Featuring a large Rhododendron collection in the 11.5 arce (4.4 Ha) of Gardens and is one of the founding “Garden of Regional Significance” awarded by the New Zealand Garden Trust. The Efil Doog Gardens are at Cloustonville in the Akatarawa Valley (near Upper Hutt, Wellington – 12 km from State Highway 2 and 22 km from State Highway 1 from ...
Larchview Holiday Park
Matthew, Tracy, Charlie and Harry de Woeps invite you to come and stay at Naseby's premier Holiday Park - The Holiday Park is set in 17 acres of Larch and native New Zealand trees adjacent to a swimming dam, just what you need after a hot day in the Otago sunshine. Nestled on the edge of the Black Forest it make it the ideal destination for mountain biking, swimming, curling and enjoying the winter sports Naseby is world famous for. Or why not take a rest day from cycling the rail trail and come ...
YMCA Wainui Park is a piece of paradise on Banks Peninsula. Described as Canterbury’s best kept secret YMCA Wainui Park is your one-stop-shop for accommodation, conference, camping and outdoor programmes. Wainui Park is a favourite venue for a huge number of schools, community groups and corporate groups from all over the South Island. Offering numerous accommodation and catering options as well as adventurous outdoor activities including Giant Swing, Kayakaing, High Ropes and Coasteering ...
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26-03-2016

I recently had the displeasure of taking my students to this park... we stayed in powell village for 2 nights and 3 days.The bunks smelled like they had never been cleaned and the walls were starting to mold and rott.The kichen fisility was inadiquate and uncleaned on arrival.wild animals roamed around the camp grounds and one even got into one of the girls cabin and disrupted there sleep. i do not reccommend this and will do my best to never allow my school to take students there again.

Sandspit Holiday Park
Sandspit Holiday Park is family-friendly where guests can enjoy safe swimming, native bush walks and great channel and boat fishing right on their doorstep. When you’re not relaxing in the park, kayaking around the bay or having a bounce on the trampoline, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained. The surrounding area boasts a range of outdoor activities including close encounters with sea life in the Goat Island marine reserve, wine tasting at the popular local vineyards or walks ...
Set on 1 acre of gardens just 5 minutes’ drive from Rotorua, Santa Maria Motel offers free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a hot tub. Each room features satellite TV with over 50 channels. Motel Santa Maria is 5 minutes’ drive from Te Puia Thermal Park and 10 minutes’ drive from Rotorua Airport. Okere Falls and Lake Rotorua are each a 15-minute drive away. All rooms have a well-equipped kitchenette or kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms also ...
Aotearoa Surf
Aotearoa Surf School offers safe, fun Surfing and SUP paddleboarding lessons, tours and group events.. Lessons for all ages and skill levels, just over 60 minutes north of Auckland @ Mangawhai, Te Arai and Forestry Some of our popular programs are Outdoor Adventure Club - School Holidays Term 3 and 1 - 9am - 3pm Surfing, Paddleboarding, Coastal Walks and More Summer Holiday Surf Camps - Mon - Fri 1.5 hours every day - getting kids surfing over 5 days Birthday Parties, Groups, Schools ...
Goat Island Dive and Snorkel
Visiting Goat Island Marine Reserve is one of the Top 10 Things to do in Auckland New Zealand. We are situated just over 1 hour north of Auckland on the Matakana coast in Leigh. We service New Zealand’s first protected Marine Reserve, Goat Island. We offer snorkel & dive equipment to hire or buy, guided snorkeling, try dive, dive trips, and dive courses from entry to professional levels. We can take you diving in New Zealand´s first marine reserve! Our priorities are practicing water ...
Motu Trails
We have the largest selection of bikes for hire in the EBOP. We have recently added a bike trailer to our selection as people become more adventurous and want to do longer distances with their children in tow. Talk to us about the trails best suited to you and your young family. There is a trail to suit everyone and we offer a shuttle bus service to the Pakihi Track and Motu Road Trail and a support shuttle to the Rere Trail. The Dunes Trail does not require a shuttle bus. Your bike is welcome. Bookings ...
The Farm
A 1000 acre working dairy on the Whangaruru harbour, 30 minutes south of Russell and 20 minutes from Rawhiti and the Cape Brett Walkway. If your family is into beaches, motorbikes and/or horses we are the perfect venue for a holiday. In term 1 and 4 we also host most of Whangarei's intermediate schools for school camps and in the Holidays we run farming,motorbike and horseriding camps. There is an extensive network of bush and farm trails for dirtbiking and horsetrekking and a Motorcross track. We ...
Mt Lyford Holiday Homes
Mt Lyford Holiday Homes offers a unique location from where to start your holiday adventures. In winter we are close to Mt Lyford Skifield with skiing and snow boarding and tubing for a bit of fun. There is an ice skating rink in Mt Lyford village itself. Don't forget how 'cool' a winter walk in the snow is - take the sledges and you'll find a good hill for sure. The rest of the year brings its own opportunities from walking/hiking, exploring the native bush, canyoning, shingle screeing, horse riding, ...
Dive Tatapouri
A truly original New Zealand eco experience. Come to Dive Tatapouri and meet the children of the Maori sea God Tangaroa. Explore the reef environment to interact with stingrays, eagle rays and other reef dwellers. Reef Ecology Tour with Wild Stingrays - Walk across the reef at low tide and help our guides feed wild stingrays, eagle rays and other reef dwellers. Great for all ages. Waders and Guide provided. Snorkeling with the Stingrays - An amazing experience sharing the underwater reef ...
Welcome to The Highwayman Motel. Your hosts Kylie and Mark would like to invite you to come and enjoy their hospitality. With an affordable range of accommodation we have something to suit everyone. From studio units to a one, two or three bedroom apartment, all spacious and well equipped. Our 21 units are surrounded by beautiful, landscaped gardens for you to enjoy, with BBQ facilities and outdoor seating beside the swimming pool, spa and children’s play area If you don’t want to cook, we can ...
Two fabulous hostels now under one roof right in the middle of Nelson! Accents and the YHA have merged to create a super new option for any traveller looking for home-style comforts, great location and all the famous little touches that Accents on the Park was famous for. Stop by, check us out and add your Accent to our Global Collection! Linda, Royce and Oliver and the entire Accents team look forward to meeting you soon. Safe Travels,
Urenui Beach Camp
Urenui Beach Camp is situated 30 minutes north of New Plymouth, off SH3 just north of Urenui Township. It is located within the unique Urenui Domain. The Urenui Domain is located on a spit of land at the mouth of the Urenui River and has been a summer recreation ground for more than 100 years. We are a family friendly camp with a children's playground and on site shop full of lovely holiday treats. We have just had Wifi installed which covers all of the domain area. The beach and tidal ...
Our newly refurbished holiday park has won a 2013, 2014 & 2015 Award in Excellence from Trip Advisor & the national AA Spirit of Hospitality Award for Excellence in Holiday Parks 2012, as well as being featured in Lonely Planets 2015 edition. Waitaki Waters Holiday Park near Oamaru is surrounded by idyllic countryside yet is only 12 minutes drive north of Oamaru.
Waiau Motor Camp has family & pet friendly cabin accommodation, motor-home, caravan & camping facilities. Also suitable as a Club or Group venue for activities and local touring. Accommodation available: includes double-bed & single bunk rooms, powered & non powered sites. The Camp is wheelchair accessible. We also provide a fully equipped communal kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster and all other normal kitchenware. There is a Dining room & TV lounge, playground, separate toilet ...
Rotorua Mini Golf
18 holes of Mini Golf in a true NZ setting, surrounded by native bush and birds with bunnies roaming the course! Presenting with a distinct Kiwi ambience, boasting a magnificent backdrop of New Zealand native bush, the Mini Golf Rotorua experience features waterfalls, fish ponds, a 2000 year old Rata stump and abundant wildlife. American designed for competition, reflecting your skill, it remains achievable for children! 2000m+ of fairy lights makes for a whole new ball game come nightfall. Mini ...
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