Birthday Parties: Wellington and Taranaki
Which is cooler – launching a rocket or touching the moon? Bring your family and friends and take a virtual journey through space in Carter's Pelorus Trust Planetarium - a state-of-the-art full-dome digital theatre, then take your own steps through space as you walk through the world-class interactive multimedia space experience. At Carter we are pleased to present Māori and Polynesian astronomical traditions alongside Western astronomy to produce an experience unlike anything anywhere else in the world. A varied timetable of Planetarium Shows includes a dynamic and thrilling show and a guided tour of the night sky. Telescope viewing, historical astronomical artifacts and our spacey shop will complete your family experience.
Junglerama Adventure Playground
Junglerama Adventure Playland and Cafe has endless fun for kids of all ages! Includes a large multi-level climbing structure, Inflatable slide, Inflatable obstacle course, Toddler area with soft toys, Jungle themed party tents and onsite cafe for the parents or kids' time out! Birthday Parties a speciality with food provided.
Silver Stream Railway
Come and ride on a working heritage railway. Silver Stream Railway has one of NZ's most comprehensive and largest collections of preserved and operating steam locomotives, diesel locomotives and railcars. Open every Sunday and most public holidays, you can enjoy travelling behind a vintage locomotive. This is a great day out for the whole family to experience; there are picnic facilities at the station and a shop where refreshments can be purchased. You can also hire a historic wooden carriage to celebrate birthdays (or any special occasion). Book a half carriage for 14 people or a full carriage for 28 people for your next birthday experience.
Have a slumber party at Wellington Zoo! As well as a sleepover you will have behind the scenes morning and evening tours, a birthday cake or supper and breakfast from the café and one person will be lucky enough to meet the red pandas up close. There is a minimum of 17 people required for a sleepover at the zoo.
The Most Amazing Chocolate Factory
With more than 30 years of experience Nyco Chocolates is a well established chocolate manufacturer on the Kapiti Coast. Tours by appointment, mimimum 5 people.The Tours shows the chocolate making "secrets" and we offer FREE Chocolate Tasting. During school holidays and for birthday parties we can organise a bouncy castle session for the kids.
The Short Straw Café
With the large outdoor play area, gardens for hiding treasure and a sandpit, this unique café made out of straw bales is an ideal venue for birthday parties. There is a selection of dressing up costumes from size 3 to 6 for the children to wear and the kids party menu has a balance of traditional party food as well as healthy options. You can bring your own cake or they will make one for you from $15. Party menu $10 per child, minimum 6 children.
The Wellesley Country Park - Upper Hutt
The Wellesley at Akatarawa is an ideal birthday party venue, with so many ideas and activities, you'll want to keep coming back! We can provide a list of wonderful ideas and themes, such as the popular 'Survivor Akatarawa' to keep the children entertained whilst allowing them to experience the great outdoors. We have extensive recreational facilities which include kayaks, swimming pool, orienteering course, archery, two children's playgrounds, confidence course, burma bridge, indoor sports and more! Budget group and family accommodation is also available on-site - call us today to discuss your next party!
Celebrate your birthday at Laserforce where players battle it out in a live action laser game. Birthday party deals for three games range from $24 for adults and $18 for children, with a party meal combo of mini hot dogs, pizza or chicken nuggets and chips and coke from $25 for each child. Bookings are essential.
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