Children's Birthdays

  • Ages 7+

    Laserforce - Napier

    State of the art electronic equipment makes for the ultimate live action laser tag game. Space age battle suits, mysterious fog and music ensures excitement and thrills. Check out the mazes in the arena, explore the tunnels and hiding places, and head up the ramps to the upper level while you find the best vantage point for the game to start. Then you’re away – zapping your opponents wherever they appear from in order to get as many points as you can. As the adrenaline flows, search out the arena targets to really aim for a high score.

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    • Phone: 06 835 1111
    • Location: Cnr Wellesley Road and Latham Street, Napier
  • Face Painting Northland

    Our awesome, experienced team loves to paint the living, breathing, canvas that smiles back! We have talented artists available across the North. From Auckland to the Bay of Islands, Mangawhai to Whangarei. Dargaville to Warkworth. No event to big or small. Great for Birthday parties.

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  • Morere Hot Springs - Nuhaka

    For a birthday party with a difference, why not go to Morere Hot Springs where there are hot and cold pools and picnic areas with BBQ facilities. Set among 364 hectares of native rain forest reserve, there are beautiful walks, five thermal pools and two swimming pools. A shop sells snacks, coffee, tea and toasted sandwiches and a souvenir shop is also on site.

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    • Phone: 06 837 8856
    • Location: State Highway 2, Morere, Nuhaka
  • Ages 3+

    Clip 'n Climb

    Theme park meets climbing wall! Designed for children, this is great fun for kids and adults alike. No experience necessary, just wear loose clothes and trainers, and tackle our 36 walls of fun. The walls are themed to be easy and appealing for anyone from tots to adults. Simply clip into our safety rope, tackle one of our funky challenges and then gently lower back down.

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    • Phone: 09 630 6040
    • Location: 610 Dominion Road, Balmoral, Auckland
  • Playtime Bouncy Castles - Tauranga

    The people at Playtime Bouncy Castles will deliver, set up and pick up the bouncy castles for your child’s birthday party. They have seven castles to choose from and a range of children’s entertainment options, including a bubble machine! Delivery is free in the Tauranga, Te Puke and Mount Maunganui areas.

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  • Whangarei Aquatic Centre

    Facilities include: Heated Indoor Pools & Outdoor Dive Pool, Northland's only wave pool, Hydroslides, Hydrotherapy Pool, Competition Pools, Sauna, Spa, awesome birthday party packages.

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  • Bowlarama Tenpin Bowling Centre - New Plymouth

    A 16 Lane Bowling Centre that offers great fun for the whole family including younger children 10 years and under with the use of their bowling ramps and gutter guards.  There is also a 18 hole Black Light Mini Putt course that can be enjoyed by all ages including pool and air hockey tables plus arcade games. Ask about our birthday party functions.

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    • Phone: 06 7578 169
    • Location: 188 Devon Street West, New Plymouth
  • Ages 7+

    Turangi Paintball

    Turangi Paintball is based just out of Turangi town centre at the southern end of Lake Taupo. We offer fantastic deals to meet everyone’s needs and will be happy to cater to the size of your group and how hard core you want your games to be. The minimum group size is 4 people for individual bookings.  We offer fantastic deals for youth groups and birthday parties, whether you just want a few games of paintball or a fun fueled day.

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  • Zippity Zoo Mobile Zoo - Kapiti Coast

    Zippity Zoo will bring all the fun of the farm to you for a birthday party with a difference. If you do not have a fenced off grassy area at home, they can create a party for you at the Zippity Zoo’s home in Kapiti. Children will love touching, holding and feeding the animals which include goats, sheep, guinea pigs, rabbits and chickens. Furry friends birthday party from $200.

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  • Tiny Tots Party Hire - Papamoa

    At Tiny Tots Party Hire our aim is to provide fun, safe and affordable entertainment for your children.  All our toys are age appropriate and from trusted brands such as Fisher Price, Little Tikes, Step2, Mocka and Happy Hop. We offer toy packs, bouncy castle hire and party games that are designed to create an interactive and competitive element to your event. Call us today.

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  • Shipwrecks Kidsworld – Indoor Playground Picton

    Our supersized indoor childrens’ playground in the centre of Picton offers an action packed, fun filled experience for both children and parents. There’s lots to do and space to play regardless of the weather. Shipwrecks offers fully catered kids parties, after school and holiday programmes.

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  • Pony Parties - Christchurch

    We provide Pony Parties & Farmyard Party Packages for children's entertainment with a family focus, traveling to you anywhere in Christchurch, we also offer our exciting specially designed heated indoor party venue with ponies and an array farmyard animals to enjoy.  Located in Motukarara (10mins from Halswell) your child's private party includes lots of exciting activities such as: pony riding, bottle feeding the lamb, unlimited interaction with the farmyard animals, chicken egg hunt, quad bike rides, fully catered party food.... and so much more indoor & outdoor fun to be had on our farm.

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    • Phone: 03 329 7266
    • Location: 127 Park Rd, Motukarara, Christchurch
  • Zoo Ventures Pet Party

    We come to your place or you come to ours with amazing pets and exotic animals for loads of fun activities. From feeding bearded dragons to creating animal habitats, a wild time is guaranteed. We have popular 'fluffy' pets through to a great line-up of reptiles as well as our clever little pups, Margo and Badger. Our party hosts and animal handlers are enthusiastic and knowledgeable and will make your party a special day to remember.

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  • The Party Bus Co.

    Offering two Party Buses - The Ultimate (seats 35 with two lounge areas) or The Edge (seats 41 and has a dance floor and lighting).  Either Party Bus will provide a unique experience to remember! Great specials are available when you book a day time birthday for kids 10 years of age or less.  Call for more information.

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    • Phone: 09 417 0030
    • Location: 9 Henry Rose Place, Albany, Auckland
  • Andy Wonder - Magician

    Andy Wonder will make your child’s next birthday electrifying and simply unforgettable!  With performances tailored to suit your needs and the age of your guests; you will get a gentle and non-threatening show for younger children, with lots of opportunities for hands on participation; and for the older children it will be more dramatic with jaw dropping magic effects and surprising illusions!. Contact Andy to discuss your child's next birthday party.


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  • Motion Entertainment

    Motion Entertainment is New Zealand's No.1 Entertainment Mall and largest all-weather action-packed indoor entertainment centre.  So many options under one roof!   Chipmunks, Xtreme Air, Dark Ride, Escape Masters, Lumberjax mini golf, Megazone Lazer Tag, Strike Zone, Time Zone and Refuel Cafe and Bar.

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    • Location: Lynmore Junction
      346 Te Ngae Road, (SH30)
  • Playball Dunedin

    Playball Birthday Parties are a great way to keep kids entertained and active! Invite us to your child's next birthday party (ages 3-9) and watch as we keep the kids entertained.

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  • Beyond the Faerie Tree

    "Magical fairy folk, available to bring magic, fun and enchantment to children’s birthday parties and celebrations.  We love to spark children's imaginations and celebrate all things magical, creating the most precious of smiles on each little face we encounter on our fairy travels.  We offer a range of magical birthday experiences, with options for storytelling, pixie dust, face painting, bubbles, treasures, dancing, fun and more!

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  • Kapiti Equestrian - Waikanae

    Kapiti Equestrian offer horses that are quiet, well trained and all rides are supervised, as well as hand led making the rides safe & fun. In addition there is a play area with swings and slides, trampolining, silks, circus rings, tumbling mats, treasure hunts and games.  There is also a BBQ, small kitchen, tables and chairs and its all undercover, making it a great all weather venue.  Party sessions run for 2 hours.

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    • Phone: 04 902 6108
    • Location: 13b Nimmo Ave West, Waikanae
  • Party at Yours - Auckland

    Party at Yours - check!  Girls parties - check!  Boys parties - check!  Combined parties for boys and girls - check! Great times ahead whilst providing the best birthday fun of all time - check!  Let the team from 'Party at Yours' make the little people in your life light up, with birthday party entertainment that they will absolutely love!  Taking all the stress out of entertainment, they have a great range of options from Frozen Princess Parties to Rock Star Disco Parties, Fairytale Princess Parties and even Nerf Knock Out War Parties....there is a party theme for every occasion tailored well to the wants of your birthday boy or girl.  Click on 'Read more' for further information.

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    • Location: Auckland
  • Wellington Indoor Riding School

    Your child will have a birthday to remember at the Wellington Indoor Riding School. Activities and fun for everyone and a day that will be designed for what your group requires.  Your birthday party will include:  Rosette for the birthday girl or boy, birthday tea provided, grooming and games on ponies or lead rein rides for the younger children.   Please note: we have a minimum charge for 8 children.

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    • Phone: 04 499 9118
    • Location: 507 Ohariu Valley Road, Ohariu, Wellington
  • 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.

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    • Phone: 04 9200 200
    • Location: 52 Hall St, Newtown, Wellington
  • Shantytown Heritage Park - Greymouth

    One of New Zealand’s leading tourist attractions, including heaps of children's activities, Shantytown is a faithfully restored replica of an 1860’s West Coast gold mining town. A living monument to the hardy pioneers who forded the wildly exotic rivers and streams, and scrambled through the rugged subtropical rainforest in search of gold. Visit the old schoolhouse, shops and church, take a buggy ride, or trip on a vintage steam train. Pan for your own gold and post your cards in the still operating Shanty Town post office. School and group programs available.

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    • Phone: 03 762 6634
    • Location: 10km south of Greymouth, New Zealand
  • Lolytwist

    Virginie is a French Face Painter and Balloon Artist with many years experience twisting balloons - modeling all sorts of creations for all events from birthday parties, to family gatherings, anniversaries, festivals, carnivals, promotional events, wedding and markets. Located in Darfield near Christchurch, but she is able to travel to surrounding areas. Contact Virginie for more information.

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Map of New Zealand
  • Central Otago
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Coromandel
  • Dunedin
  • Gisborne
  • Fiordland
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Manawatu
  • Nelson & Golden Bay
  • Northland
  • North Canterbury
  • Rotorua
  • Queenstown
  • Taranaki
  • South Canterbury
  • Taupo
  • Southland
  • Waikato
  • Wanaka
  • West Coast
  • Whangarei
  • Bay of Islands
  • Tauranga
  • Gisborne
  • Hamilton
  • Napier
  • Kapiti
  • Palmerston North
  • Whanganui
  • New Plymouth
  • Arrowtown
  • Te Anau
  • Akaroa
  • Ashburton
  • Hanmer
  • Kaikoura
  • Methven
  • Mt Cook
  • Oamaru
  • Tekapo
  • Timaru
  • Abel Tasman
  • Motueka
  • Nelson Lakes
  • Blenheim
  • Picton
  • Catlins
  • Gore
  • Stewart Island
  • Central Plateau
  • Invercargill
  • Cromwell
  • Greymouth
  • Hokitika
  • Westport
  • Glenorchy

Our favourite destinations…

Auckland destination2


New Zealand’s economic heart and biggest city is also an exciting family visitor destination, situated on a sunny harbour with city beaches just minutes away from the CBD. Orientate yourself by heading down to Viaduct Harbour, wandering the waterfront, checking out the super yachts or enjoying the waterfront restaurants. Nearby is the must-visit Sky Tower along with excellent and kid-friendly museums and tons of exciting activities!


Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. Here you will find New Zealand's parliament buildings, including the 'Executive Wing', more well-known as 'The Beehive' due to its distinctive shape. Another icon to look out for is the Wellington Tram, which was the main means of public transport between 1878 and 1964.


With a population of around 400,000 Christchurch, in Canterbury, is the South Island ’s largest city, yet much of it has the feel of a small town. Perhaps that’s why it’s known as the Garden City but with the expansive Hagley Park, Botanic Gardens, Port Hills, River Avon and numerous beaches the city certainly has an open, relaxed feel that’s hard to beat.


With its well-deserved reputation as New Zealand’s activity adventure capital you’ll never run out of activities and things to do in Queenstown, but you may run out of time! With breathtaking scenery, activities and festivals, cafes and restaurants, skiing and snowboarding, shopping and wineries, this lakeside alpine resort rates as one of the world’s top vacation destinations for all ages and seasons.


Rotorua sits on the shore of Lake Rotorua, one of sixteen lakes in the area formed by hundreds of thousands of years of eruptions from the Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area is renowned for its geothermal activity and top of any activity list is to see the bubbling mud pools that are around the region for yourself. The Waimangu Volcanic Valley offers a first hand insight into the devastation caused by the 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera and is a great place to discover steaming volcanic craters and bubbling, spitting  pools of mud!

Nelson and Golden Bay

The Nelson and Golden Bay regions, at the top of the South Island, boast enviable sunshine hours, glorious sandy beaches, safe swimming spots, lots of wildlife to look out for, and Abel Tasman National Park - an absolute must to explore, on foot, by kayak, your own craft or watertaxi.  Nelson is home to a vibrant arts and crafts community with a fabulous Saturday market, and is close to award-winning wineries and family-friendly bike tracks to take you around the coast.

Hawkes Bay

Napier was rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake and is now known as NZ's Art Deco City.  The Art Deco influence has created a unique city – nowhere else can you see such a varied concentration of art deco style. With over 2,200 sunshine hours a year, Napier is a year-round holiday destination with countless activities to entertain the kids – there's days of entertainment on Marine Parade alone, plus numerous other family-friendly trips and activities.  Add to that the beaches, walks and flat cycle paths, outdoor cafes and entertainment, and you have a perfect holiday destination!


Beautiful, unspoiled beaches, fishing, historic gum fields, kauri forests – the Far North has it all. With subtropical temperatures, it's often known as ‘the Winterless north', with warm, humid summers and mild winters.
Gateway to the Bay of Islands, Paihia is a pretty, lively beachside town and a perfect base for your family holiday. It’s your start point for Bay of Island adventures including day cruises, sailing, kayaking, swimming with dolphins and reef or wreck diving.