Rainy Day activities for the family
Downtown ~ Activity Central
The Bead Shop, Queenstown
Create your own wearable art or gifts to take home.
Below Zero Ice Bar, Queenstown
Visit the biggest Ice Bar in Australasia where EVERYTHING is carved from ice!
Unravel the mystery and escape the room in one hour. A fun, bonding family experience where you embrace kiwi ingenuity to hunt for clues and solve the puzzles.
New Zealand's scariest haunted house! Spine-tingling surprises and lots of fun – if you're brave enough!
iFly Indoor Skydiving
Experience the rush of 100% pure human flight at New Zealand’s only indoor skydiving attraction.
Kiwi Birdlife Park, Queenstown
Lots to see under cover, umbrellas available.
Minus 5° ICE BAR, Queenstown
Come inside, drink from ice glasses and marvel at a
Winter Wonderland of ice architecture!
Odyssey Sensory Maze
Feel your way from one illusory room to another - each of the zones is different, exciting and unexpected!
Odyssey SmashIt Room
Let loose and smash it up at SMASHIT!
Queenstown Ice Arena
Comfy skates, sleds, ride on seals and other fun accessories. Great cafe and spectator area. Free WIFI.
Three screens and all the latest blockbusters, plus Wednesday morning movie session for parents.
Thrillzone – a World of Thrills!
Fun and adrenaline with 360° Drift and 360° Battleground including Paintless Paintball, Laser Tag and Hero Blast.
Also home of Kidz Club and Vortex 12D Motion Theatre plus 360 Virtual Reality Gaming.
Vortex 12D Motion Theatre/360⁰ VR
State-of-the-art motion theatre; a white-knuckle adventure with lots of surprises!
Ziptrek – Flying Fox Ecotours, Queenstown
Harness up and fly through the air while keeping dry under the tree canopy – a guided ecological adventure.
Just 15 minutes drive from Queenstown town centre is the fantastic entertainment and shopping hub of Frankton, basking at the base of the dramatic Remarkables Mountain Range.
Alpine Aqualand, Frankton
Leisure pool, lazy river, hydroslide, lap pool, hot pool.
Basecamp Adventures - indoor climbing
Indoor climbing and bouldering walls plus the fantastic fun of Clip 'n Climb.
Buzzstop Honey Centre, Frankton
All things bees! Activities, bee tours, crafts, parties, cafe and bee/honey shop.
Chipmunks Playland and Café
Lots of indoor fun to entertain the kids while you enjoy our café with friends or leave the little ones in our care.
Game Over Queenstown
Grand Prix indoor karting, Lazer Tag and much more!
SITE Trampoline Playground
Have fun and build confidence at SITE trampoline.
Out of Town Adventures
Day Trip to Cromwell
Visit Highlands Museum and Highlands Go Karts or enjoy some action adventure at Paintball Central!
Day Trip to Wanaka
Visit Puzzling World, National Transport & Toy Museum, Warbirds and Wheels, Basecamp Adventures - Clip ‘N Climb, Realm (Full Motion Virtual Reality Experience), Cinema Paradiso or have a play at the Wanaka Pool Recreation Centre and Pool.
Day Trip to Milford Sound
It may be fine at Milford Sound even if it’s raining in town. Otherwise the waterfalls are spectacular in the rain.
Discovery Day – Queenstown Sightseeing
Half or full-day family adventures!
Dorothy Browns, Arrowtown
Gorgeous boutique cinema, open from 10.30am daily.
Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown
A lively museum with a kids' treasure hunt.
Off Road Adventures Quad Bike or Buggy Tours
Even more fun in the wet! We have kids' quads, a tour that is tailor-made for families and wet weather gear.
Off Road Adventures 4x4 Scenic Tours
Stay inside a warm vehicle on our exciting 4x4 adventure.
Southern Discoveries Mt Nicholas Farm Experience
A great boat trip combined with farm tour.
Paintball Central, Cromwell
It’s often dry in Cromwell when raining in town so come on out and enjoy some action adventure!
Come riverboarding – you're going to get wet anyway!