Outdoor & Adventure Activities for Kids

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On Yer Bike Adventures Ltd
Off-roading in the Heart of New Zealand’s Native Rainforest. Have you ever wondered what the heart of the rainforest looks like, off the beaten track? We have spent 20 years creating off-road paradise through our privately owned native rainforest. We have carved trails through our forest, carefully retaining the natural character of the area. You will see huge trees, gorgeous views of the river valley, ferns and mosses that line the tracks. But the best part is the mud and water which ...
Climbing Queenstown
Climbing Queenstown offers your family the ultimate adventure - where you can experience an active connection to our unique environment. No experience is necessary and we tailor our rock climbing outings to suit you – whether the whole family is new to it, or if just the kids want to climb, or even if you're all climbing at different levels – we promise you an outing that will be just the right mix of challenge and fun! Our professional guides love to pass on the climbing bug and work regularly ...
Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours
AS WHANGANUI RIVER CANOE OPERATORS it is our pleasure to share our very special place with you. We provide canoe/kayak hire and Jet Boat Journeys, through the many rapids and lush native bush with some of the best scenic landscaping in the World, all found on the Whanganui River in New Zealand, a Top 10 Great Walk. On multi day trips you will be met at the boat ramp when you finish your journey with baking and juice to welcome you home. WE WILL LOVE sharing this unique New Zealand experience ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Underworld Adventurers
Underworld Rafting Underworld rafting is a superb 4 hour award winning cave rafting adventure in the Metro Cave in the Paparoa National Park You are equipped with wet suits, wet suit socks, boots, gloves and helmet at our Base in The Charleston Hotel, then taken to The Nile River Rainforest Train for travel through the primeval rainforest and the towering cliffs of the Nile River Canyon. Once changed a short climb is required to enter the enormous Metro Cave System where in the upper levels ...
Driving Creek Railway and Potteries
Enjoy a scenic 1 hour train ride on this world-class mountain railway. Travel through regenerating and replanted native forest, including the great Kauri, with unique pottery sculptures lining the track. The railway line includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as it climbs up to the mountain-top terminus. This splendid building - the 'Eyefull Tower' gives spectacular views out over the Hauraki Gulf and islands. Your driver will tell the story of our innovative ...
Living Springs
Living Springs is a charitable trust that is based in Lyttelton Harbour, surrounded by native bush and stunning scenery. Only a 20 minute drive from Christchurch, it is the ideal location for groups to gather and enjoy the catering and accommodation while participating in a range of outdoor adventure activities. Founders Field is our new playing field offering a greater range of activities and sports to be enjoyed while at camp and includes a basketball and netball court. Activities include: Tree ...
YMCA Christchurch
Throughout NZ there are 16 YMCAs all of which share a common purpose – which is to meet and relate to the needs of people in their communities, and where they work, in a way that will encourage them to develop as individuals, express their own needs and reach their full potential. YMCAs do this through programmes and relationships, involving YMCA workers with special youth community, recreational and motivational skills, guided by the four core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and ...
The Cardrona Ltd
“The Cardrona” sightseeing activity centre offers first class family friendly guided horse trekking and quad biking tours of the stunning Cardrona Valley, between Wanaka and Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. It is situated right at the base of the Cardrona ski field. Only a 45 minute picturesque drive over the Crown Range from Queenstown or 20 minutes from Wanaka. The Cardrona has been developed to allow visitors to explore and experience our unique slice of high country heaven, ...
Quantum Events - New Zealand Ocean Swim Series
The New Zealand Ocean Swim Series consists of seven events, showcasing some of our most unique and stunning beaches and waterfronts. With the aim of promoting fitness and health through ocean swimming, the events offer a range achievable distances on the day – presenting opportunities for almost all ages and abilities to take part (exception of the Harbour Crossing which consists of the one 2.9km iconic swim across Auckland’s Harbour). Event distances on offer include: ‘I’m Going Long’ ...
GForce Paragliding
Fly with New Zealand's most experienced tandem paragliding company! Launching from the skyline gondola since 1991, GFORCE is the only company permitted to fly over spectacular Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight with our friendly and experienced team for the experience of a lifetime! -We're the only company permitted to fly over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu -Our pilots are the best in the business, with well over two hundred years of combined tandem ...
Takaro Trails
Takaro Trails - Cycling Fun in Hawke’s Bay In the Maori language, Takaro means 'play'. So if you enjoy your playtime on two wheels, it’s time you paid a visit to Takaro Trails in Hawke’s Bay. With all 200kms of scenic, off road trail now completed Hawke’s Bay offers the country’s most extensive network of ‘easy’ grade trails which form an integral part of the N.Z. Cycle Trail. Meandering around and between the twin cities of Napier and Hasting the Hawke’s Bay Trails offer a range ...
Wanaka Kids Club
FUN & RELAXED AFTER SCHOOL CARE - ACTIVE HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES & TEACHER ONLY DAYS Children get to experience a wide range of activities from adventure, sports, art & crafts to excursions in the Wanaka community and an appreciation for our natural playground. We ensure that every child has something available to suit their individual skills and hobbies as well as opportunities to try new and exciting things! AFTER SCHOOL CARE We collect your children from school, provide them with afternoon ...
Southern Hunting Adventures
Southern Hunting Adventures is a company specialising in providing memorable hunting experiences at an affordable level to both experienced hunters and the novice. All ages and fitness levels are catered for and no previous experience with hunting or firearms is necessary. Southern Hunting Adventures organise hunts and adventure activities to fit any timeframe or travel plans and some species can be hunted in a 2-3 hour hunt although the more time you have available, the better experience we can ...
KJet
Two Rivers, Twice The Excitement’ New Zealand’s Original Jet boat Ride, operating since 1960. Come and see what all the excitement is about! Proudly the world’s first commercial Jet boat operator, KJet is based in the centre of beautiful Queenstown Bay. We are a family owned business aiming to give our guests memorable experiences, sharing stories and sights that only our slice of New Zealand offers.We are driven to deliver an unparalleled, value-for-money, friendly and exciting Jet boat ...
HAMILTON BMX CLUB
Minoque Park, Moore Street, Hamilton Club nights: Wednesday, check in from 5.15pm, racing starts at 6.00pm Cost New Riders first 3 club nights free, then next 7 club nights cost $3 per night per rider within this time or by the 10th club night expected to join the club or become a casual rider. Members $2 per club night Casual Rider $10 per club night (max $20 for same family) - NO hire age available Concession Cards available for members & new riders $20 Sprocket Training for Members ONLY ...
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 ...
The Rock Adventure Cruise
Explore the Bay of Islands on the YHA The Rock Adventure Cruise. It features an all inclusive overnight boat trip with loads of activities, dinner, breakfast and lunch. In addition to all the activities, guests can enjoy the use of the lounge area with a pool table, piano and a fireplace at the back in the activities area. YHA, Bay of Islands, The Rock Adventure Cruise features private and dormitory rooms each offering access to a shared balcony and communal bathroom facilities. All bed linen ...
NZ Surf N Stay Whangamata
Daily Surf Lessons - 2hrs * All ages *Groups or Privates * Cert. Level 1 and 2 instructors * Quality Equipment Incl. Soft top surf boards and Ripcurl full length wetsuits. We are there to help you get that smile on your face :) Have fun with us for you first timer lesson or follow on with improvement classes to give you that professional head start. We are highly qualified with Surfing New Zeaand and 10 yrs surf coaching experience. Or Kayak and Stand up paddle Rentals with self guided ...
Kayaking was fun

24-08-2015

For the first time ever I decided to go on a kayak to explore on my day here. I loved surfing it in on the waves and just couldnt believe the magical day, it just beautiful out there.

Raglan Watersports Ltd
Raglan Watersports promote many activities so that you have the most fun on the ever changing waters of Raglan Harbour, including the exciting surf on one of the world's most famous breaks. Come and experience the pleasures of paddleboarding and kayaking or get the adrenalin flowing with the extreme sports of kiteboarding or surfing on the famous Ngarunui Beach. If kayak fishing is your thing we provide full equipment with fish-finders to experience the joys of kayak fishing with plentiful fish ...
Edventure
Edventure is a holiday programme, geared to give children the best possible experience. We run a range of programmes, activities and camps for ages 5 - 13 yrs. Our adventurous and educational programmes are enjoyed by all. Whether it’s fishing and tramping in the outdoors or cooking and computers indoors, we have got it all! We also have an at school programme. "Everyday" allows you to enrol your child for one or as many days as you like for just $40 per day. Our staff have got a great range of ...
New Zealand Safaris
New Zealand Safaris invites you to join us on a true, big game hunting safari in New Zealand. We are situated in the Fairlie basin near the world famous Mt Cook national park. Experience professionally guided safaris on our large private high country stations, home to game animals that have populated the river valleys and mountain tops since their introduction in the mid 1800's. Our personalised hunts cater for single hunters, families or small groups of all ages and abilities staying at our hunting ...
Puzzling World
Puzzling World is an iconic, unique attraction that since 1973 has fascinated people of all ages keen to engage in a fun, challenging and sensory experience. Encouraging problem solving and entertainment we invented the world’s first 3-D maze and offer a huge Puzzle Café where you can try your hand at one of many brain-benders at the tables. Mind not boggled? - visiting the Illusion Rooms is sure to - from holograms, following faces and a shrinking room to one where sculptures defy physics ...
Diamond Lodge Equestrian
Professional quality riding lessons with Qualified Instructor. 27yrs experience in the industry. ESNZ coach, NZPCA coach, sport north harbour L1 coach, NZPCA examiner, Judge, First Aid cert. We are also the first and only Riding School in Auckland able to offer Pony Club to our clients. Join us knowing you are receiving correct tuition. Group and Private lessons available. From 7yrs up. Safe experienced ponies/horses. Competitive prices. School holiday programmes. Beach/forest/farm rides. Competitions ...
Sarah rocks

05-02-2015

My daughter has been riding with Sarah at Diamond Lodge for about 6 months, and her confidence in herself and her riding are growing in leaps in bounds. It really is wonderful when your child has a really deep respect for her teacher and chosen sport. Credit to Sarah and her team, and Mars recons Sarah's are just the best!

Review diamond lodge equestrian

04-02-2015

Love this place worth 5 stars. Have been going for a while , enjoy the horses and the people , go as often as possible

Diamond lodge equestrian

04-02-2015

Loving my lessons, being going for a while and look forward to going as often as possible I give this 5 stars

Amazing riding school :)

04-02-2015

I have been riding at Diamond Lodge for almost 8 years, loved every lesson with Sarah. learning and improving all the time wouldn't go anywhere else.

Raglan Paddleboarding
Raglan Paddleboarding is providing one of the World’s fastest growing recreational water sports "Stand Up Paddleboarding" which is a blend of paddling and surfing and is easy to learn at any age, especially on the flat waters in Raglan's Harbour. Paddleboarding shares a common heritage to surfing and kayaking and requires far less physical and technical ability, but offers the same amount of enjoyment. Stand Up Paddleboarding is a fantastic all over body workout, building your core and upper ...
Rainbow Springs Nature Park
A wild day out. Bring your family along to Rainbow Springs, to meet ours. Get up close and personal with the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts that call New Zealand home. The Under the Sun day pass offers an action-packed, fun-filled, and (whisper it) educational day out. Make sure you take a ride on the Big Splash, and don't forget to head to the crowd-pleasing free-flight Bird Show. We've also got 10+ daily animal encounters for you to enjoy. Kiwi. Kiwi are shy, ground dwelling creatures who ...
Experience the thrill of flying high above untraversed native forest valleys in this three hour zipline adventure. Take in the whole picture of ecology from great heights with classic Kiwi guides who bring knowledge, humour, fun and a whole lot of ‘Kiwiana’ to the adventure, with safety of the utmost importance. The guides help visitors handfeed wild native birds, while sharing knowledge of the bird song, flora and fauna. With a portion of every ticket invested into conservation, everyone is ...
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 ...
Bay of Islands Parasail Ltd
Parasailing in Paihia is the ultimate way to see the spectacular island paradise of the Bay of Islands. Jump on board our specialised parasail boat for the high-flying experience of a lifetime. Take a solo, tandem or triple parasail flight, and soar high above the tranquil blue waters of Paihia, Russell and the Bay of Islands. All 1200 feet. Enjoy the incredible 360-degree aerial views, and keep an eye out for playful dolphins leaping below you. We can offer Island Packages combined with ...
SUCH FUN!!!

15-03-2016

Had a great time parasailing with Parasail Bay Of Islands. A must do in Paihia!! Professional and friendly staff. Gave really helpful instructions on how to do everything. Wasn't scary at all!! Thank you!!

Up, up in the sky !

15-03-2016

It was a great experiece, we had a lot of fun, fly up in the sky, great view, super crew. If you visit paihia, please contact this crew. This is a recommendation from us !!!

What a fun!

15-03-2016

We are from Germany, our visit in Paihia was perfect. We had a Parasailtrip with the crew in the balck/yellow boot - Bay of Islands Parasail, Paihia Warf. Up in the sky,beautiful view over the Islands, save, super crew, perfect!

Mangawhaiheads Holiday Park
Welcome to our page.Richard and Noela have been in operating holiday parks for 20 years. Since buying This park in December 2014, we have embarked on a steady programme of upgrading the facilities which were in a very sad state. The park is split in two by a road to the beach, we have a north side of the road which is more sheltered and direct views out to Sentinel rock. There are new toilet and shower block, kitchen and laundry facility. The south side is open and spacious with glorious views ...
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 ...
Kiwi Adventure Trust
Outdoor Education Provider and climbing facility. FlaXrock is located at 30 Swansea Road, Flaxmere - This is a 13 metre high indoor rock climbing wall which includes 28 stations and offers abseiling, bouldering and lead climbing. It is an affordable way to have fun, get fit and be adventurous The importance of outdoor activities The Team at the Kiwi Adventure Trust are passionate about and see the importance of outdoor and adventure-based activities in the development of young people. We ...
Mobile Paintball Games
Welcome to Mobile Paintball Games,Christchurch, New Zealand, bringing paintball to your doorstep! You say when and where, and we meet you there with everything you need! At just $49/person, our Standard package includes a paintball gun, protective mask, overalls, and 200 paintball rounds. Upgrade packages are available. Ideal for Work Functions, Birthday Parties, Team Building, Corporate Bookings, Camps, Stag Dos, Youth Outings, and even Children’s Parties (reduced velocity for safety). To book ...
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 ...
Deep Canyon
Our canyoning adventures are a journey unlike any other. Get in touch with a special natural world and see beauty such as you’ve only dreamed of… From the raw power of strong waterfalls to the tranquillity of deep, forested pools, from sculptural rockscapes to glowing green moss droplets, you will be immersed in a world you never knew existed. And talk about fun! Challenge yourself in ways you’d never dreamed of. Plunge down water polished chutes and abseil down waterfalls. Jump off cliffs! ...
Scouts NZ - Western Bays Sea Scouts
Adventure Plus! Scouting is all about challenging and developing youth. Western Bays Sea Scouts welcomes girls and boys aged 6 to 18, and is part of the world-wide Scouting movement. All ages go camping, tramping and learn lots of practical skills while also having fun. Scouts and Venturers (ages 10+) learn to sail, and attend local, regional and national regattas and adventure camps. Setting and achieving goals is encouraged for all youth members through the award scheme. Teamwork and leadership ...
Shotover Canyon Swing
This is an intense, undie staining, adrenaline stimulation activity achieved by launching yourself from the world’s highest cliff, 109m over the famous Shotover River. Our uniquely designed system allows you to swing 200m with a 60m vertical freefall down a steep rocky cliff face. Throw our amazing staff into the mix and you’ve got the experience of a lifetime. It’s all about you. We aren’t here to rush or crown you. Our unique style of adrenaline and friendly service in a spectacular ...
Kaitiaki Adventures Aotearoa
Kaitiaki Adventures Aotearoa offers Amazing World Class Eco Tourism Experiences. White-water Rafting and Sledging on the Beautiful Kaituna River, Half Day Adventure Hike up Iconic Volcano of Mt Tarawera. Our professional and qualified guides are there to encourage, motivate and help you where necessary and also provide insight in to aspects of Maori Culture. No experience necessary on any of the Activities we offer.
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 ...
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.
Muriwai Beach Horse Treks
Muriwai Beach Horse Treks has been voted by The New Zealand Herald as one of the Top five best horse treks in New Zealand. Whatever your skill and experience level, the wonderful team at Muriwai Beach Horse Treks have specialised treks, horses and ponies to cater for all abilities from beginner to advanced riders. Each tour begins with a safety demonstration and a briefing on riding your horse to ensure everyone feels relaxed and confident throughout the journey. The trek travels along ...
Country Park Express
Miniature train rides - with a difference. Fun for all ages. What will you see today? And have you met Mischa the train driver yet? Situated within the Matakana Country Park, this is just one of the many and varied activities available for entertaining the whole family. Everything is catered for: art & crafts, Sunday market, playground, petting zoo, pony rides, horse & carriage rides - and of course our delightful mini-train ride!! Just 2km north of Matakana Village, the Matakana Country Park ...
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 Balanced Life
I provide individuals, couples and group therapy for young children through to older adults with a wide range of emotional and life problems. My interactive, reality-based approach emphasizes forming a trusting relationship to uncover and understand the positive and negative factors in your life. Helping clients to achieve their goals and equip them with more mental and emotional skills so that they can see themselves, others and life with more clarity and from many different perspectives.
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 ...
Pure Dirt Tours
Welcome To Pure Dirt Tours Motorcycling off road is what we are all about. Whether you are looking to try dirt biking for the first time or are looking for a multiday adventure, we have a tour to suit you. We cater for ALL abilities and ages. No need to worry about a license, as all our tours are off road. All tours include a complete set of top of the line safety gear and modern dirt bike to suit your size and ability There are trails for beginners to experts. Because of our great range of ...
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