Most Popular Kids Activities in the Rotorua Region in 2019

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    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

    Conquer fears and discover new limits by launching into action at New Zealand’s ultimate adventure hub – Agroventures. 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-force’s 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 Hemisphere’s only Freefall Xtreme - flying, twisting and turning on a... Read more

    River Rats Raft & Kayak have been offering quality adventures for over 35 years. There’s something for everyone, from full on grade 5 action featuring the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall through to a gentle grade 2 scenic raft trip suitable for participants as young as 5. Kayaking is available on the local lakes. Paddle to a secluded beach or enjoy a hot water swim only accessible by boat, an evening option in summer includes a BBQ dinner and visit to a hidden glow worm cave. Rafting Kaituna... 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

    As the inventors of this iconic adventure experience, at OGO Rotorua, visitors are offered multiple OGO ride options where we add 40 litres of water; (cool in summer, warm in winter). Choose from the side by side H2OGO Straight Tracks which start from 250m up the hill and race one another downhill. From here, you Superman-dive into the OGO on your own, or have one, two or three friends in there together. H2OGO Sidewinder Track is the world’s longest at 350 metres, with 6 massive corners that send... 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

    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

    Arts & Crafts Arts & Crafts School Holiday Activities

    Beginner Photography Tuition, one on one or couple. Minimum charge $45.00 per hour per person. Minimum of three hours. Any type of camera but specialising in Canon DSLRs. I will introduce you to the best Rotorua nature sights and we will go on a photographic journeys together, review the results and you will have a selection of beautiful images to add to your collection. Mosaic workshops including mosaic native birds, fish and insects. Group tuition or individual. All ages welcome. $135.00... Read more

    WWE KNOW WE CAN MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN YOUR CHILD'S LIFE! With over 37 years experience internationally, the Helen O'Grady Drama Academy is the best provider of developmental drama. OUR CLASSES The aim of the Academy is to help young people, 5-13 years, develop: Enthusiasm Confidence Self Esteem Conversational ability Social Skills These aims are achieved through a highly developed, original, drama programme. Each lesson is carefully planned. LOWER PRIMARY - 5-8 YEARS The... Read more

    1st locals class Free - Rotorua Racecourse

    1st locals class Free - Rotorua Racecourse Full itinerary on our website or at the top of our Facebook page. Beginner and Athlete options in every class.

    Entertainment Mini Golf (Putt Putt) Golf

    Imagine a once thriving 1850s logging camp, abandoned when a natural disaster hit. The town being deserted until an enterprising young man, Jax, turned it into a mini putt golf course. You will be able to play through the mine tunnel, under the railway tracks, visit the blacksmiths shop and walk through the giant tree stump. The course is suitable for young and old and there are plenty of photo opportunities along the way! Lumberjax Mini Golf is the brainchild of a Father and Son team,... Read more

    Arts & Crafts Craft Centres

    Creative Yarns is your local yarn shop, stocking gorgeous knitting and crochet patterns as well as the yummiest selection of yarns sourced from all over the world, both in our Rotorua shop and online, we are a knitters heaven that has to do with all things 'knit', with knitting and crochet classes, knit accessories, haberdashery and buttons, as well as a range of carded wool for spinning and felting. Spring has arrived and we have lots of exciting new yarns and patterns to tempt you, so now is... Read more

    Education Preschools

    ABC Hillcrest is a converted house situated in Hillcrest. We are close to the local schools and Polytechnic. We provide a home away from home environment and a fantastic outdoor area, which helps develop children’s physical and cognitive skills, also fantastic gardens made by the children and whanau from our centre. The teachers in our centre have been at ABC Hillcrest for 6 years and more, this has contributed to the great relationships we have built with parents/whanau and the wider community. We... Read more

    Before/After School and Holiday Programs Located in the CBD Open 6.30am - 6pm Mon - Fri Oscar subsidies available Read more

    We are a mixed age early childhood education centre tucked away in a quiet street. We are open from 8-5:15 to suit working and non-working parents alike. We also offer a van service for those who don't have access to a vehicle. We pride ourselves on offering a child learning based curriculum, meaning we help the child learn through following their interests and encouraging their curiosity. We aim to have every child that starts school from our centre be a capable and confident learner. We... 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

    New Zealand's must do experience! Soar through the trees and experience New Zealand's ancient native forest like never before in an award winning nature adventure. From the top of the forest canopy in between the thrill of ziplines and suspended swing bridges, your authentic kiwi guides will bring the forest to life as you become part of the conservation story. They are highly trained to keep you safe, make you smile and teach you amazing things as you create memories that will last a lifetime.... Read more

    Outdoor & Adventure Adventure

    $10 Off Kaituna River Rafting - Promo Code CASCADES

    Get $10 off per person when you use our promotion code CASCADES A 50 minute action packed ride down 14 EPIC rapids and the world's highest rafted waterfall! Book now kaitunacascades .co.nz

    Discover Rotorua's rich culture, volatile landscape and dramatic history in this world-class museum. Innovative exhibitions, fascinating cinema experiences and informative guided tours enable visitors to discover the amazing stories of this unique region. Watch the Rotorua Stories film to discover the scientific and mythological reasons for Rotorua's volatile landscape, or visit the poignant Maori Battalion Cinema to learn about the heroic soldiers in World War II. Meet famous leaders, legendary... Read more

    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... Read more

    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. Read more

    Founded in 1999 the NZSA identifies & recruits young rugby, rugby league, women’s rugby & netball players from all over New Zealand. Each year NZSA delivers a unique combination of full time coaching, tertiary studies, training and mentoring in a disciplined environment that promotes Maori sporting flair. We also deliver a strength and conditioning program to improve our student’s physical attributes like strength, speed and power. Read more

    In the heart of 350-acres of lush farmland, yet only 10 minutes from Rotorua city centre, you’ll find New Zealand’s Agrodome. For over 40 years, visitors from all over the globe have come to the Agrodome to see our world-famous Farm Show starring a cast of talented animals… and you! After the show you can visit the Farmyard Nursery, which is home to our cutest baby animals who are available for cuddles and photos all year round! Plus, if you really want to explore the Agrodome 350-acre working... Read more

    Rotorua Drama classes for students age Year 0-13+.Speech and Drama, Theatre in Action and Little Stars classes available. Speech New Zealand or Trinity Guildhall. Contact Jennifer now or check out the website. Read more

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