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
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
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
Air Safaris Tekapo
Experience the famous Grand Traverse with Air Safaris into the spectacular Mt Cook and Westland National Parks flying from Lake Tekapo and Glentanner Park / Mt Cook. View New Zealand s highest peaks and longest glaciers. Every seat a window seat. Safe, modern aircraft. Exciting helicopter flights with alpine landing also available from Tekapo.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
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
Visit Chipmunks for unlimited play for your children aged 0 – 11 years old and relax over a coffee or lunch with friends and family at our full service café. Chipmunks feature exciting under 5’s areas, action packed ball blasters, Chipmunks exclusive ‘mega’ slides and an awesome playground structure for guaranteed fun. Chipmunks is also the perfect play centre to host an exciting & memorable birthday party.read more
- Phone: 03 688 8846
- Location: 7 Stafford Street, Timaru
Segway Xtreme - Tekapo
Segway Xtreme's short rides are for a minimum of 10 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to master the controls on a safe, grassy area. Our guided rides take you 'off road' through the Tekapo Regional Park and gives you the chance to take on more difficult terrain including hills, bumps, gravel and other obstacles. For ages 10+.read more
- Phone: 0800 473 4929
- Location: Tekapo waterfront
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
Earth & Sky Astronomy - Tekapo
Offering tours to suit the whole family, whether you have younger kids or older kids, you have the choice of day tours, twilight and evening tours. Enjoy the wonders of the southern night sky, and experience the thrill of peering through powerful telescopes and when the stars are hidden from view, take a journey to discover the world of an astronomer!read more
- Phone: 03 680 6960
- Location: SH8, Lake Tekapo