Kids Activities in the Otago Region

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Jane Trotter
Qualifications: BA, MusB, DipArts, LTCL, LRSM, AIRMT, APSNZ As a teacher I’m extremely mindful of being a facilitator of my students’ musical growth, encouraging them to develop technically, musically and personally with confidence, pleasure and at their own pace. My piano lessons are not just about learning to play the piano. I believe in developing the whole musician and provide a holistic approach to teaching, enhancing and extending all facets of music-making and appreciation. I provide ...
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 ...
Elm Wildlife Tours
Our multi-award winning, daily, 'small group' tour departs from Dunedin city in the mid-afternoon for the Otago Peninsula wildlife 'hotspots'. The tour combines tourism and conservation in a symbiotic relationship and provides absolutely unrivaled viewing of estuarine and marine wildlife. Our knowledgeable guides will inform you of activity being viewed and visit places where the best possible viewing of Hooker's Sea lions, Yellow-eyed Penguins, Blue Penguins, a breeding colony of New Zealand Fur ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
It's all about having fun, so bring the whole family and bounce on in to Inflatable World. It's not just for the kids - we encourage the parents to have fun with their children. Sessions are for three hours per single entry fee - you will be tired by then anyway! You can play on the inflatable activities as many times as you like during the three hour session and our supervisors are there to make sure everyone is safe and gets a fair go. We cater for large groups, including Birthday Parties, ...
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 ...
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! ...
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 ...
School Holiday Club
Our Holiday Club programmes are designed to cater for different ages, genders and cultural backgrounds. All our programmes are run by talented and responsible staff who are trained to provide a safe and stimulating environment. Ensuring your child is safe and has a great time is our main goal. Summer Programme Dates: 6-29 January 2016. Ages 5-12 years Hours: 8.30 am to 3.30 pm Late session: 3.30 pm to 5.15 pm For more information go to our website, call or email us.
School Holiday Club

05-05-2016

My daughter loves going to the school holiday programme. It's full of heaps of creative and physical ...

Fun Programme

10-12-2015

I would like to thank all the staff and the lovely elderly volunteers. It had a real family feel and holiday like rather than school like which is important. Well done and thanks to all.

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 ...
Cakes for All Occasions  "Cake Talk " with Margaret
sCakes For All Occasions (" Cake Talk " with Margaret ) specializing in all types of cakes from Weddings, both modern and traditional, Adult and Children birthday cakes including 50 novelty cake designs, plus other occasion cakes including Corporate, Anniversaries, Christmas, Baby Showers, Christening With 39 years experience Margaret has seen many changes over the years in decorating cakes. A member of the NZ Cake Guild Inc. since 1987. and founder of our local cake decorating guild ...
ThrillZone
Step into THRILL ZONE, right in the heart of Queenstown! A fun, high-energy, adrenaline fuelled experience with a huge range of indoor adventures to choose from... Take a journey to the edge of reality with our Vortex 12D Motion Thrill Ride. Experience the ride of your life time on our wild roller coasters, creepy haunted houses and crazy jetpack adventures! Or experience a brand new dimension in a world without limits with our 360°VR from fighting intergalactic wars on alien planets to casting ...
Serious Fun Riverboarding
Do you love thrills, spills, stunning views and Whitewater? There is nothing more exciting than a Whitewater river boarding trip on the spectacular Kawarau River. Come riverboarding with us and you will be truly amazed with the scenery, your adrenaline will be pumping and you will be left with the feeling you have just conquered one magnificent wild river. Surf standing waves, spin on whirl pools, play on eddy lines, whilst tailored by the worlds best, most qualified river guides. Suitable ...
Otago Racing Club
The Otago Racing Club is based at Wingatui Racecourse in Mosgiel on the outskirts of Dunedin. It is recognised as the South's Premier Racing Club. It stages major events such as Melbourne Cup Day, the Boxing Day Races and Champions Day in February, as well the extremely popular race days at Cromwell. Upcoming Racedays at Wingatui: Saturday 6th Feb 2016 Saturday 5th March 2016 Thursday 14th April 2016 Wednesday 27th April 2016 Sunday 5th June 2016 Thursday 30th June 2016 Other upcoming ...
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 ...
Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang gliding
Get the smile with the most experienced tandem paragliding and hang gliding Company in New Zealand. Based in Queenstown Coronet Peak Tandems flies from the highest of the commercial flying sites. The friendly team is run by Angus Tapper, who is 4 times NZ Paragliding Champion, runner up in the NZ Hang gliding Champs 2010 and has over 30 years of aviation experience.
Port Chalmers Golf Club
The Port Chalmers Golf Club is a beautiful 9 hole course blessed with stunning views across the Otago Harbour offering a challenge for seasoned golfers and a fun filled adventure to those who may be new to the game. The club is renowned for its friendly, welcoming attitude and at $25 per year for Schoolboy / girl membership, is an economical way to introduce yourself to New Zealand's most popular sport. Feel free to mail any questions or inquiries to Steve Walker for an immediate response or phone ...
Hare Hill Horse Treks
Hare Hill is a lovely 60 acre farm located in Deborah Bay on the north side of the Otago Harbour, close to historic Port Chalmers and only 20 minutes drive from Dunedin New Zealand. Hare Hill Horse Treks has brought the unforgettable experience of horse riding through one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand to riders from all over the world. Hare Hill offers various horse riding treks and riding lessons suitable for the beginner right through to the more advanced rider throughout the year. Our ...
Otago Hockey
Otago Hockey in the Hockey New Zealand affiliated regional sports body, responsible for the administration of hockey in Otago/Dunedin. Otago Hockey also administers the McMillan Hockey Centre. The McMillan Hockey Centre is an artificial surfaces complex comprising of two water based artificial hockey turfs. As well as hockey the complex is for suitable for turf soccer, fitness sessions and rugby union/league wet weather trainings. We are also available for venue hire for birthday parties, meetings ...
Otago Museum
A uniquely Otago experience Just a few minutes from city centre, you’ll discover the richness and vibrancy of the southern region through the special stories of Otago and New Zealand, a window on the Pacific and a gateway to the world. Get hands-on in Discovery World and experience interactive science at its best, with exciting experiments and engaging exhibits for visitors of all ages. Explore the Museum’s seven permanent galleries, from the Victorian-era Animal Attic to the Māori treasures ...
Based in Dunedin, New Zealand, the Otago School of Piping and Drumming Inc (OSPD) has developed a reputation as an school of excellence in Highland bagpiping and Scottish-style drumming . We have a duty to preserve and promote the Celtic heritage of New Zealand's most Scottish city, Dunedin, the Edinburgh of the South. OSPD embeds passion in the hearts and minds of all its students! Since its inception in 2005, students from all over the world have come to learn traditional Celtic music, passed ...
This international life skills programme for children helps build confidence and self esteem through the medium of drama. We operate in most areas of new Zealand and have just celebrated our 20th birthday. Please see our website for all our details and a wonderful video explaining our classes. Confident children excel in all areas of life, feeling good about yourself is the key to being happy and successful. Our after school classes run for one hour each week of the school term. Our teachers are ...
Qualifications: Cert Exec. Mus, LTCL, AIRMT, Dip Tchng I have been teaching the piano since 1985, but have also run music classes for preschoolers, 5-9 yr olds, marimba groups, school choir and played the piano for weddings, restaurants and ballet schools including the NZ School of Dance. I teach after school hours from my home music studio in Vauxhall and during school hours, at Columba College. Why piano lessons? Numerous studies show children who play an instrument, score higher on ...
Nomad Safaris
Nomad Safaris offers small, personalised tours into the New Zealand backcountry, including spectacular scenery, gold mining history, exciting four-wheel-driving and a selection of filming locations used in The Lord of The Rings and other movies. Nomad Safaris has over 25 years experience operating guided tours in to remote Skippers Canyon and Macetown and to Lord of the Rings locations around Glenorchy and the Wakatipu Basin. These are authentic adventures packed with local history, movie locations, ...
Alexandra Shotokan Karate Dojo is a family friendly environment in which to study the art of traditional karate and self defense techniques. Our chief aim is for students to have lots of fun while learning self defense in a disciplined and safe environment. We emphasize the importance of always avoiding violence and dangerous situations but teach the necessary skills in order to be able to defend yourself should the situation be called for. We offer the cheapest karate in New Zealand as Sensei ...
Otago Childcare Centre
A small Early Childhood Education centre on Ross Street, we are housed in a homely villa that has a feeling of being at home. We educate and care for children from 0-5 years old, providing a variety of experiences to extend and build on children's knowledge and skills. We offer 20 hours ECE for tree and four year-olds as well as a transition programme for children as they approach the start of school. Our teachers are fully trained and we work in ratios of 1-4 for Under-twos and 1-8 for Over-twos. ...
Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail
Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a 301km trail from Aoraki/Mt Cook to Oamaru. This is New Zealand, in all its colour and beauty - from the highest mountain, past great lakes and rivers, down to the ocean. Suitable for all ages, the 8 section trail is an easy to intermediate grade, offering a pleasing mix of on and off-road trails which link the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean. Allow 4-6 days for the entire ride, or simply try out a day excursion. Whichever option you choose, the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle ...
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.
Best Western Cranbury Court Apartments
Best Western Cranbury Court offers 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Self-Contained Apartments which sleep from 1 to 8 people. Spacious, warm apartments with fully equipped kitchen and laundry and only five minutes walk (400m) from Queenstown's main centre. Most apartments enjoy fabulous alpine views and you can watch the Gondola make its way up Bob's Peak to the Skyline facility from your courtyard seating area or balcony. Surrounded by six fantastic ski areas, walking trails, superb shopping, day spas, over ...
Heli Tours is a small boutique company based in Queenstown. Our owner operators are husband and wife duo, Paul and Katherine Mitchell who are local New Zealanders that grew up in the region and pride themselves on creating personalised and engaging experiences. Come talk to us today about the must do in Queenstown and enjoy rural New Zealand with our famous Queenstown helicopter flights. Heli Tours specialises in helicopter flights around Queenstown, Fiordland, Milford Sound and Canterbury. Heli ...
Jumpin Jacks Entertainment
Jumpin Jacks Entertainment are based in Dunedin and is locally owned and operated. We specialize in hiring quality Bouncy Castles, Jukebox Hire, Popcorn Machines, Candy Floss Machines and amusement equipment at affordable prices. To keep prices down, we are a home based business and can be contacted during the evenings by phone or email. If we are not available to take your call, please leave a message on our answer phone and we will get in contact asap. Please view the rest of the site to view ...
Dunedin Public Libraries
The Library, often described as the living room of the city, provides a range of inviting physical and virtual spaces, and offers open access to information, education, ideas and works of the imagination across generations. A regular collaborator with local writers and arts organisations, the public libraries hosts and publicises author talks, workshops and supporting book launches. The libraries ensure that the published work of Dunedin writers is well represented on the shelves for customers to ...
Nadi Wellness Centre - Kids Yoga
Kids Yoga has a lot of benefits that worth to incorporate at the community. The yoga classes for kids are different than Yoga for adults. It always includes fun, joy, and laugh reaching children to delve deeper and connect with themselves and others in a safe and judgement-free environment. There are so many ways to show them how to get this, and the yoga poses, the correct breath, mindfulness, relaxation, visualization, mandala art, music, dance and drama, are some examples that we can do in our ...
Aikido is a beautiful martial art that uses circular movements to neutralize an attack. Aikido emphasises effective techniques that do not depend on size or strength, so is suitable for all ages, women and men. As a non–competitive martial art, Aikido is learnt co-operatively with training partners. This allows the application of martial art techniques in a safe, non-aggressive and controlled environment. Class Times 7 - 8 pm Mondays 7 - 8 pm Wednesdays 10 - 11 am Saturdays (optional extra ...
Bike It Now! is the complete Bike Shop!, we are located in historic Clyde, Central Otago. Let us use our expertise to plan all aspects of your bike hire, new bike purchase or Cycle Trail Experience including: transportation, accommodation, meals and providing you with the latest Avanti or Scott Bike to do it on. We specialise in self- guided and supported tours on the Otago Central Rail Trail, Clutha Gold and Roxbrough Gorge Trails. We also have our “One day Wonders” and 2 day fantatistic rides ...
The Bead Shop, Queenstown Relax in our friendly, colourful shop. Have fun designing your own wearable art or choose from our handcrafted selection. Hundreds of colours and styles of pieces to choose from to make your jewellery unique! Birthday parties and groups welcome. ACTIVITY AGE INFORMATION - Fun for all ages - 5 - 95! BIRTHDAY PARTIES We are very happy to cater for birthday parties. We can cater for up to 12 children. Bookings essential. No food allowed. For 5yrs to 12 yrs we charge $10 ...
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