Most Popular Kids Activities in the West Coast Region in 2016

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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 ...
Across Country Quad Bikes
Tucked under the majestic Southern Alps on New Zealand's rugged untamed West Coast sits Franz Josef village and the magnificent Franz Josef glacier offering spectacular mountain views & dense rain forest. Imagine following ancient glacial pathways carved into the landscape by ice and water and the thrill of driving these fun 2-seater ATV quad bikes through this wild place. You will be amazed at what is around every twist and turn as you are guided through rain forests, riverbeds, grasslands, sand ...
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 ...
Runanga - After school care We have a walking school bus from Runanga primary school at 2.45pm.(Rain jackets may be required on a wet day). The school bus travels approximately 500 meters to a private residence on Pitt Street, Runanga. An environment that offers children opportunities to further their development and life/social skills that is fun and safe. There is indoor and outdoor areas available to children in the after school care. Afternoon tea is provided at 3.45-4pm (fruit and ...
Fox Glacier Guiding
Take a breathtaking guided trip on the West Coast's longest glacier amidst fascinating ice formations with New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company. Let our friendly and professional guides lead you onto an incredible world of ice. We offer a range of glacier trips to suit all fitness levels including gentle, informative Valley Guided Walks to the dynamic glacier face (min age 5 yrs) and Heli Hikes combining the excitement of exploring a stunnng and remote part of the glacier with ...
Whatever the weather, it's as good as gold! Take a rare steam train ride, pan for gold, experience the sights and sounds of a working sawmill, watch a holographic show, explore the new dispatch foundry and three preserved bush trams and get an old-time photo, there's so much to see and do at Shantytown Heritage Park. Visit King Dick's Café for a refreshing cup of tea, lazy cappuccino, old fashioned scones served with cream and jam or a tasty lunch. Bring your own picnic, settle on one of our ...
Come and view North Island Brown Kiwi in our nocturnal house. NZ giant longfin eels can be fed daily at 10 am, noon and 3 pm. We will feed our 2 kiwi after each eel feed. We have tuatara, native/tropical fish, turtles, frogs and axolotls. Families love to catch and release crawlies in our indoor lake area. This is an indoor activity. We are open 7 days a week. Summer hours 9 am to 5 pm, winter hours 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.Last admission half hour before closing. Good fun for the whole family!
Glow worms caves zipline abseiling cycle tours hiking scenic adventures, kid safe family adventures, mountain biking, gold hunting, kayaking, multi day adventures from Christchurch. Something for everyone on New Zealand's Gold Coast West of the Southern Alps. Contact us for free holiday advice or to see our range of fun tours

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