Most Popular Kids Activities in the Bay of Plenty Region in 2021

    Lakes Performing Arts Centre has welcomed thousands of people of all ages and from all walks of life into the world of performing arts. Whether its dance, drama, music or vocal, the centre's talented team have inspired their students to have the confidence to perform at the best of their abilities, regardless if its in the comfort of their own homes, or on stage. The centre offers a comprehensive range of affordable classes for the whole whanau to enjoy from preschoolers to seniors. Lakes... Read more

    Performing Arts Ballet Dancing Schools

    Passing on my love of dance to children and young at heart is my mission. My life has been surrounded by children, my own, my dance pupils, my grandchildren and now great grandchildren. I cannot imagine my life without the joy and inspiration they create. I have attended dozens of courses in New Zealand and overseas on dance, writing and movement. A few years ago I took a group of children to a World conference in Finland. Three of our beautiful kiwi costumes also went on the trip. The children... Read more

    At Home Grown Kids, we have been providing home based childcare to New Zealand families since 1997. We love that we have had thousands of NZ families become a part of our family, and vice versa, over the years. Home Grown Kids gives your precious little one warm, caring home-based care and you some much needed peace of mind – with a loving Educator and support from Visiting Teachers. Home Grown Kids get to do everything that tamariki should do: climbing, baking, painting and building; laughing,... Read more

    Diveworks Charters have the following boat tour and attractions in Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand: - Dolphin and Seal Encounter - 4 hour trip - swim or watch - Children welcome. - Whale Island Guided Tours - 4+ hour trip - includes walk on Island Bird Sanctuary - Children welcome - Fishing - half day, full day, White Island for the novice or the keen angler. Children welcome on the half day trips. Over 35,000 people have been on Diveworks - our tour parties are small and with every... Read more

    Looking for something different this summer? A fun sport for the whole family, all done and dusted in 2 hours? Then Lets Play Ball! The Western Bay of Plenty Softball Association has what you are looking for. We have a range of Softball grades for all ages and abilities to compete in. Starting with Junior T-ball, through to Senior Softball on Saturday and Social Slowpitch on Friday Night. What is softball? Softball is a great game played between two teams composed of 9 on-field players... Read more

    Impact Gymsport Academy is a non-profit organisation based in Mount Maunganui New Zealand and has been in existence since 2012. The Club concentrates on training girls and boys between pre-school to mid-teens in Introductory and Competitive Gymnastics. Currently we have more than 400 gymnasts working with the club. The club is an not for profit organisation run voluntarily by a board consisting of a president, secretary, treasurer and committee of up to four. The members of the club are mostly... Read more

    Let's get Fitter, Faster and Stronger! We are excited to help you get great results! Limited spaces available. Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Taekwondo and Tai Chi in Omokoroa are run by International qualified Certified Masters in Taekwondo and Tai Chi. Master Sonja Janssen, 5th Dan Black Belt with more than 30 years of teaching experience and Master Abraham Janssen (4th Dan Black Belt with more than 30 years of teaching experience) KORYO BOP is a member of the governing body, Taekwondo... Read more

    Waimarino is a tranquil paradise situated on the banks of the Wairoa River just 10 minutes from Tauranga city. Our adventure park is focused around the sport of kayaking. Waimarino has been Tauranga’s premier kayaking & recreational destination since 1975. We offer a number of unique & enjoyable glow worm kayak tours, a range of corporate team-building options, new conference & function facilities, and after school and holiday care for children. We can provide an exclusive riverside venue for... Read more

    Welcome to Kiwi Castles Full day, self-service rentals. Pickup in the morning, drop it off in the evening. Easy as! Need a Bouncy Castle to rent/hire in Tauranga for your next birthday party or kiddies get-together? We have 14 castles to choose from, suitable for ages up to 8 years. Our castles are simple to transport in a small vehicle, easy to set up, and take only minutes to inflate. Because of their size they can fit into most garages or larger lounge areas, should the weather turn nasty.... Read more

    Our mission as a community based non-for-profit is to "build strong kids, strong families and strong communities". Our After School Care programmes serve fifteen schools around Tauranga Primary Schools: Welcome Bay Selwyn Ridge Maungatapu Tauranga Primary Gate Pa Greerton Village Greenpark Merivale Oropi Kaimai Bethlehem Bellevue Otumoetai Primary Intermediate Schools: Tauranga Intermediate Otumoetai Intermediate We are a provider of educational and developmental programmes... Read more

    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! The object of this maze is to find your way to the centre.... Read more

    The Martial Arts Academy is Tauranga's hub of all things martial arts, we teach Aikido, Boxing, Brazilian jiu jitsu, Karate, Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Tai Chi, Taekwon-Do and Fitness. TMAA teach people of all skill levels from absolute beginners to world champions, and our team of instructors are highly skilled with over 300 years of experience between them, and have competed at the highest levels in their arts. We operate a safe, family friendly training environment where your goals come first,... Read more

    AMJAZZ Dance Studios is a family owned Dance School in Rotorua that offers classes in American Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, American Tap and Ballet. We offer classes for dancers aged 3 and up! Pam Shanks is the Director and a teacher at the studio. Pam's daughter Nikki Wilkinson is the Principal Teacher and Choreographer and her youngest daughter Tracy Notman is the Office Manager. AMJAZZ has a staff of 8 Teachers/Assistant Teachers that work part-time and all offer a wealth of experience from... Read more

    Performing Arts Other Music Classes & Lessons

    Bay Play is an initiative by the Mount Maunganui Music School Charitable Trust, encouraging the introduction of music and instruments to primary school children since 1998. Bay Play is not for profit, but instead makes quality music tutoring financially accessible to all children within our community, 7 to 13 year olds. Lessons Lesson duration is 25 minutes held during the school term between 3.30pm and 5.30pm Monday or Wednesdays at Mount Maunganui College, Mount Maunganui. To keep tuition... Read more

    Quiet, tranquil lakefront accommodation and conference venue on the shores of Lake Rotorua. Enjoy spectacular views of the lake and Mokoia Island and romantic evening sunsets. We have 16 quality ground floor units ideally suited for families. Choose from standard studios with kitchenette and fully self contained two bedroom family units or lakefront suites at the water's edge. All units have lake views, free unlimited ultra fast WiFi, 5 Sky TV channels and are serviced daily. The complex features... Read more

    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... Read more

    The Dance House is a unique dance school in Tauranga New Zealand, with a strong foundation in dance technique and performance. We enjoy working with each individual to bring out their best, and provide a supportive and uplifting environment for personal growth. At The Dance House Tauranga, we nurture creativity alongside technique, inspiring a lifelong appreciation for dance and the arts. We want our dancers to experience the artistry and joy of dance while developing correct technical ability,... Read more

    Inspired Kindergartens and Home Based Education offers quality preschool education to over 900 children through its network of 21 kindergartens and home based education services. We have kindergartens between Whangamata in the north and Murupara in the south-east while our home based services operate between Whitianga and Taupō. Formerly known as Tauranga Region Kindergartens Inc – Ngā Kōhungahunga Manawanui - we are one of New Zealand's largest and longest serving early childhood education... Read more

    Dance Education Centre offers a full range of classes in Ballet, Urban Jazz, Contemporary Dance, Stretch / Body Conditioning and Competition Work at our Matua Centre and also Ballet Classes in the Senior Citizens Hall, Mount Maunganui. Our students range in ages from 3-4 years in our fun-filled and imaginative Preschool Mini Movers classes right through to Senior Contemporary, Urban Professionals and RAD Ballet Training at Vocational level for those pursuing a career in Performing Arts. In Tauranga,... Read more

    Rotorua's only TOP 10 Holiday Park located on the stunning Blue Lake, offering quality accommodation from Lakeview Motel units to spacious powered & non-powered camping sites. Blue Lake TOP 10 is the perfect home away from home for you and your family to relax and unwind. Awake to the chorus of native birdsong, start your day with a walk through native forest followed by a dip in the crystal clear waters of Lake Tikitapu. Our holiday park is a short 10 minute drive from the centre of Rotorua... Read more

    Conquer fears and discover new limits by launching into action at New Zealand's ultimate adventure hub Velocity Valley. Fun for all ages. Pick your adrenalin buzz from the dare defying Swoop, pulling your own ripcord to hurtle at 130kph through the air, to feeling G-forces akin to Formula One Racing with the Agrojet on a purpose built water course with no slowing down for corners. Harness your inner superhero on the Southern Hemispheres only Freefall Xtreme - flying, twisting and turning on a... Read more

    About Rise Dance Company: We are a Tauranga based dance school teaching over 700 students weekly. Our belief is that everyone should dance regardless of age, ability or gender and that dancing should, first and foremost, be fun. We have classes for 2 year olds right through to adults with special classes for preschoolers, teens, boys & adults. We teach Hip Hop, Acro Dance, Jazz & Contemporary and have venues in Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa and Rotorua as well as teaching in many schools. Exams??... Read more

    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... Read more

    Childcare available in Auckland, Waikato region, Tauranga region, Whakatane, Rotorua, Taupo and Gisborne. At Nurtured at Home children are our first priority. We offer children and families high quality learning environments in a safe and nurturing home. Our in-home Educators provide full and part day education and childcare in their own homes for up to 4 children at any one time, and of these children only 2 under two’s. Small ratios mean your child receives individualised care in a nurturing,... Read more

    These beautiful and tranquil gardens are set directly on the edge of the inner Tauranga harbour. With water-lilly ponds, mature trees from around the world, flower gardens and natural wetlands the gardens are a delight all year round. And with many varieties of birds wandering free and in aviaries scattered throughout the gardens, this special corner of New Zealand is truely unique.  The Gardens The Bird Gardens are on the outskirts of katikati and were created in 1976 when local visionary Chris... Read more

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