Flat Hills Cafe & Tourist Park - Ohingaiti
Flat Hills offers a wide variety of reasons to stop in, take a break and let the kids play, all whilst you relax and enjoy this lovely country setting. Not only does the cafe offe... read more
Flip City - Palmerston North
Flip City is a purpose driven 973 m2 industrial building full of interconnected trampolines from the floor to the walls! Kids love bouncing (and I'm pretty sure so do you Mum & Dad... read more
Kiwi Guardian Outdoor Adventures
Get the kids outside to have some FREE family fun connecting with nature at Toyota Kiwi Guardians sites nationwide.
Toyota Kiwi Guardians highlights family-friendly, treasure hunt style activities at specific Department of Conservation sites that encourage kids to engage with the outdoors and, ultimately, earn themselves a medal for their efforts.
The goal of the conservation programme is to turn Kiwi kids into guardians of the land and sea.
A total of 50 sites are operational nationwide. Families can get started on their adventure by downloading the appropriate “treasure hunt” map from: www.kiwiguardians.co.nz
Click on the area of New Zealand nearest to where you are to find the choices available closest to home.read more
Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre
Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre gives you a chance to get up close and personal with native friends. Animal lovers can get into the wild with entrance to the park for adults, children or a family pass.
The wildlife centre offers its visitors interactive galleries and close encounter areas. Guests can see Manukura, the rare white North Island Brown Kiwi and her friend Turua in the kiwi house. The Walking Track – Te Arapiki o Tawhaki, lets you weave through the forest and listen to the birds as they call to each other.read more
Pathfinder Tours Day Trips
All full day trips depart daily from the Palmerston North I-SITE at 9.00 am unless otherwise arranged.read more
Offering a range of family-friendly tours and adventures including jet boating, bungy jumping, kayaking, rafting, scenic tours and the Tongariro Crossing.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/pub/supplier.aspx?a=KIDZGO&b=PATHF0
- Location: Palmerston North I site, 1 The Square, Palmerston North
Owhango Adventures is located in the centre of the Ruapehu Region, based in a small town called Owhango and in the perfect location to take a Whanganui River canoe trip. We provide Whanganui River Canoe Hire for either guided or self-guided trips.read more
Adult and child prices available for Wanganui adventures from one to five days.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?38f55-2441213
- Location: SH 4, Owhango, Ruapehu
Off the Loop Wake Park
New Zealand’s Newest Wakeboard Cable Park – Foxton, Horowhenua.read more
Here at OFF THE LOOP we have created the latest ‘must do’ attraction in the Lower Nth Island!
We offer Cable Wakeboard & Waterski riding at our private lake on our 2 x Two tower TOPLINE CABLE Systems. Based in Foxton, 1 ½ hrs north of the Wellington CBD, and 30 mins west of Palmerston North we have a variety of flat glassy water, ramps and rail slides at our double laned purpose built location nestled in the Horowhenua countryside. Something for the whole family and guaranteed to satisfy riders of all skill levels!
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/pub/supplier.aspx?a=KIDZGO&b=OFFTHC
- Location: 10 Stewart st, Foxton, Foxton, New Zealand
Wind Warriors - Foxton Beach
Wind Warriors Kitesurf and SUP can give you a short lesson and rent you a Powerkite or 3 so the whole family can harness the power and have fun with the wind (choose from a 2 or 4 hour session). Or you can choose to have a Stand Up Paddleboard lesson and rent enough SUP boards & paddles for the whole family (available rental by the hour, half or full day).read more
- Phone: 06 363 5642
- Location: Foxton Beach
Bushy Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Bushy Park Reserve is a 100 hectare native forest sanctuary kept predator‑free for native birds and is ranked one of Australasia’s ‘Top 25’ Restoration Projects. There are 3.4km of easy all‑weather walking tracks throughout the forest and a huge variety of bird life and species of trees. Don’t miss ‘Ratanui’, believed to be the biggest northern rata, 43 metres high with a girth of more than 11 metres with an age of between 500 and 1000 years. Free entry, daylight hours.read more
While you’re there, visit the 22 room 1906 Edwardian‑era homestead and enjoy a picnic.
- Location: 791 Rangitatau East Road, Wanganui
Mangaweka Adventure Company
Check our their "Splash and Giggle", a perfect introduction to rafting for the whole family. This is a fun and bouncy float along Grade 2 rapids that start straight away and are intermingled with long flat pools ideal for that tempting swim on a hot summers day! Want more...they also offer a half day option giving you more family fun time on the water!read more
- Phone: 06 382 5744
- Location: SH1, Mangaweka
Daytona Indoor Raceway - Palmerston North
Daytona Indoor Raceway offers indoor racing suitable for all ages 7+ with a variety of different karts from our junior kadets, to intermediate and senior. A great place to come that is fun for the whole family. Also a host of private functions that includes kids birthday parties, where you get to have exclusive track hire and race against only your buddies. Minimum height 1.2m.read more
- Phone: 06 353 5082
- Location: 23 Bennett Street, Palmerston North
Loco Miniature Railway and Gardens
Open 1 October – 30 April. Every Sunday, and daily during school and public holidays. Step back in time and experience the elegance and nostalgia of the 1920s. This fascinating miniature landscape covers 1/4 acre. Loco Miniature Railway and Gardens keep little ones entertained with a play area, trampoline, Petanque and backyard cricket while you can relax in the hammocks under the walnut tree.read more
- Phone: 06 364 6506
- Location: 200 State Highway 1 North, Otaki