O'Neill Surf Academy - Northland & Matakana
O'Neill Surf Academy has THE best range of surf experiences for families! They offer Kids Only - 90 minutes sessions, Family Surf Lessons - 2 hours (for 2 adults & up to 3 kids), P... read more
One hour’s drive from Auckland will take you to this 30 acre Farm and Nature Park where children can feed the farmyard animals, meet more exotic animals like alpacas and emus and follow the eco-discovery trail. Be entertained by the working sheep dog demonstration and take your turn at sorting the sheep into their pens! Sheepworld also offers birthday parties for all ages. You can enjoy exclusive hire of the marquee for two hours, drinks and a selection of four items from the birthday party menu, entry to Sheepworld Farm and Nature Park attractions, food to feed the farmyard animals and the birthday boy or girl can feed the baby lamb or goat! The marquee is right next to the fun playground so there is plenty for them to do. Minimum of 10 children required.read more
Skatescool - Whangarei
Skatescool in Whangarei offers heaps of fun for kids and adults alike, whether it be participating in their Roller Disco - bring the whole family for a fun night out or learning to skate and progress your skills as a fun after school activity! The team also offer birthday party entertainment for 2 hours either at your place or at the Ngunguru Sports Complex or Onerahi Hall. This is fun for all to enjoy!read more
- Phone: 9 434 4414
- Location: Whangarei
WAGS - Whangarei
Have your party at WAGS and enjoy use of our great gym equipment and large indoor space. Additionally, you can complete your party by conveniently having your food in the Athletics canteen (prices and bookings through Athletics).read more
Trigg Sports Arena
25 Park Avenue in Kensington
- Location: Trigg Sports Arena
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.read more
- Phone: 029 776 7754
Action World - Paihia (summer only Sept - May)
Whether it’s trying the high wire, bungee running climbing wall, extreme slide, jousting bridge, krazy ladder, mini golf, roller racers, tarzan swings, trampoline, trapeze or waterslide, children and adults will have an exciting time in safe surroundings.read more
- Phone: 09 402 6055
- Location: 54 Puketona Road, Paihia
Extreme Mini Glowlf World
Come and have the most exciting birthday' ever at this unique Glow in the Dark Indoor Mini Golf. Our brand new 18-hole course has seven amazing themes from our very own Glow Worm Caves right through to the Ancient Ruins. Come along on your Birthday, and bring at least three friends and the birthday kid plays for Free!read more
- Phone: 021 161 6133 / 09 5561346
- Location: 2 Reyburn Street, Whangare
10 Pin Bowling and Lazer Maze
10 Pin Bowling>>We have the bumpers for novices, ramps for those that need a little extra help, wheelchair access to bowling lanes and toilets, plus super-friendly staff!read more
Lazer Maze>>The Ultimate Lazer Game Adventure uses the latest hi-tech equipment. Set in an indoor Maze (over 150 square metres) with music and special effect lighting.
- Phone: 09 438 1028
- Location: 129 Port Rd, Okara, Whangarei,
Cakes and Castles - Whangarei
Cakes 'n' Castles Whangarei is your top Northland supplier for all occasion cakes, bouncy castles and party equipment. Offering a great range of party entertainment and party equipment for hire that includes bouncy castles, bubble blower machines, kids' tables and chairs, and so much more! They also offer a great range of specialty cakes for all occasions!
- Phone: 09 459 7472
- Location: Whangarei
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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!
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.
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.