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
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
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
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
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
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
Te Manawa - Palmerston North
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History is the cultural heart of a city that thrives on discovery – entertaining and inspiring young children and adults. There is always something happening through their events, exhibitions and education that families will enjoy. Including school holiday programmes, science and art classes for children. Admission is free.read more
- Phone: 06 3555 000
- Location: 326 Main Street, Palmerston North
Kids Republic Adventure Playland & Cafe - Palmerston North
The biggest and best indoor and outdoor playground that is centrally located, suitable for kids of all ages and home to triple racing slides, fun filled mazes over 3 levels, jumbo trampolines, 4.5 vertical drop slide, amazing rock climbing walls, party lounges and a café. Birthday's, after school care and holiday programmes available.read more
- Phone: 06 355 3551
- Location: 35 Grey St, Palmerston North
New Zealand Rugby Museum - Palmerston North
The New Zealand Rugby Museum is a place where you can explore the rich history of the Nation’s game! You'll get to see up close and personal some of the world’s rarest rugby artifacts, and learn about our rugby greats. Plus you can enjoy the ‘Have A Go’ area where you can tackle, scrum, jump, sprint and kick just like the rugby legends!read more
- Phone: 06 358 6947
- Location: 326 Main Street, Palmerston North
Esplanade Scenic Railway - Palmerston North
A great little family adventure ride on a miniature railway, the track is 2.2km long, and the ride 20 minutes in duration. Kids and adults alike will enjoy this outing. The loop takes makes its way to the children's playground and back again. Open on weekends and public holidays.read more
- Phone: 06 357 3049
- Location: Victoria Esplanade, Park Road, Palmerston North