There's a new buzz in town and it's called Bumper Ball! Bump, roll and flip over whilst trying to score a goal against your opponents! Hilarious to play and to watch, Bumper Ball... 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
High Country Salmon - Twizel
High Country Salmon is ideally situated on State Highway 8 just south of the town of Twizel and is a must-see place to visit and relax. With a gorgeous backdrop and idyllic scenery you will enjoy their unique floating shop that is positioned on the glacial waters of the Wairepo Arm. There is a cafe where visitors have the opportunity to purchase salmon, enjoy free fish feeding (kids will be excited and love this!) and you can relax with a coffee and a selection of light meals, all whilst overlooking how a working salmon farm is operated. Nationwide salmon delivery available.
Funky Bugs - Timaru
Funky Bugs is a Timaru based children's outdoor party hire facility with an awesome outdoor play area, and fun hosts to run the flow of your party! Aimed at children aged 5-10 years, we encourage active play, imagination and games that focus on energy and fun! Kids and parents are loving our parties - contact us for more details! Available for exclusive hire at the weekends only.read more
Big Rock Canyons - Tui Canyon Water Fun Park
Suitable for ages 12 years and up, experience adrenalin-filled action as you jump into pools, slide down chutes and rappel-abseil down rocks and waterfalls.
The deep green forest of Tui canyon gives a feeling of being back in nature as you travel through a narrow gorge.
With only a ten minute walk from the car park, this trip is a great place to start your canyoning adventures!
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?74975-1748621
- Location: ex Christchurch
The Wrinkly Rams - Omarama
The Wrinkly Rams offers a cafe with great espresso coffee & delicious food and that enjoy great scenic views and a large grass outdoor dining area for kids to enjoy. There is also a gift shop for great merino wool products, sheep toys & souvenirs, gifts, jewellery, arts & crafts, and much more. Plus you can be entertained by watching their daily sheep shearing show.read more
The Paca Shack - Fairlie
Visit The Paca Shack for a gorgeous range of 100% alpaca yarns. With a great range of handspun yarns which have been spun right here in The Paca Shack you will find crafts, bedding, homeware, clothing, baby products and more. Also offering alpaca farm visits where you can meet and greet our beautiful Alpaca, Llama and sheepread more
Big Rock Canyons - Geraldine
Big Rock Canyons offers NZ’s most easily accessed canyoning trips. The Tui & Kaumira Canyon will enable family fun (Tui min. age 11 years & Kaumira min. age 13 years) as you learn to rappel and challenge yourself with optional jumps that get bigger as you go, fun slides, combos, zips and flips! All under 16 year olds must be accompanied by an adult.read more
The Tin Shed - Geraldine
Welcome to The Tin Shed. We are a country store located in South Canterbury, a beautiful farming region of New Zealand. If you are searching for authentic and natural New Zealand made woollen goods, then look no further - The Tin Shed is your one-stop-online-shop for all things woolly and warm! What’s more, we have animals galore to visit and pet!read more
Alps2Ocean have created a business committed to providing personalised guided adventure tours catering to all skill levels and ages. We pride ourselves on listening to the needs of each individual because we believe its about creating for you the most fulfilling adventure and experience possible. Choose from a range of complete family-friendly 4x4 tours, kayak and cycle tours.read more
- Phone: 0800 425 772
Mt Cook Guided Day Walks
Take in a guided tour of the Hooker Valley, providing breathtaking views of some of NZ's highest and most enthralling peaks. Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides will tell you all about the unique flora and fauna of the region and the local history as you trek through this amazing landscape. Departs and returns from The Hermitage and with the choice of a half or full day option. Minimum age 10 years.
- Phone: 03 435 1809
- Location: Departs from The Hermitage, Mt Cook Village
Caroline Bay Trust Aoraki Centre - Timaru
The Centre boosts three indoor pools, 50M outdoor pool, two hydroslides, a children’s water play area, Rapid River, Bombing Tower and Chillax Area with Steam, Sauna and Spa. The gym is fully equipped with state of the art Cybex strength and cardio equipment. Plus two group fitness studios (including RPM) offering Les Mills group fitness classes. The centre is completed with a Wellness suite to include beauty therapy treatments and nutrition consultants and the Café serves freshly baked food and offers diners an outdoor courtyard. The facilities offer hours of enjoyment for the whole family, including the elite to recreational swimmer, children, and people with disabilities.read more
- Phone: 03 684 2229
- Location: 11 Te Weka Street, Timaru