New Zealand is the perfect family holiday destination
The ideal place to venture out with the entire tribe and get stuck into all the fun activities there is on offer. From outdoor adventures to indoor fun, check out some family favourites.
Kiwi Holiday Parks cater to families of all size and ages so make us a base camp when taking in all the activites the region has to offer. Many of our parks host children's programmes during the holidays feature pools, playgrounds, farm shows and other on site activites.
Our friendly front desk staff is always ready to assist you in planning an acitivity. You can also save on attractions with our Kiwi Discount Membership.
North Island Family Activites
Cape Reinga Adventure – Northland
Visit the lighthouse at the northern point of New Zealand and then take a bus tour to the sand dunes for some sand sledding before cruising on the 90 mile beach.
Driving Creek Railway – Coromandel
A unique mountain rail train takes you through a scenic ride through the native bush. The complex is also a working pottery studio.
Auckland Zoo - Auckland
Who doesn’t like the zoo. Home to the largest collection of exotic animals featuring up close encounters and a look into the zoo hospital.
Hot Water Beach – Coromandel
Grab a shovel and dig your own hot pools right on the beach. Great rock pools to explore and a beautiful beach to spend the day at.
Blokart – Papamoa Beach
Part go cart and part sail boat this is a unique “sail on land” one of a kind experience for the whole family.
National Aquarium – Napier
Swim with the sharks, visit the penguins and tour the largest aquatic display in New Zealand.
Luge Rotorua – Rotorua
Take the scenic skyline gondola up through the Redwoods and the toboggan on wheels down on the over 4km of fast luge tracks.
Zealandia – Wellington
An eco conservation area where you will see some of the rarest wildlife in New Zealand in a protected environment. See kiwis, reptiles, birds, insects and more.
Huka Prawn Park – Taupo
Fish for thermal farmed large prawn with a fishing pole. Tons of fun activities in this riverside park and a restaurant where you can eat your catch for lunch.
South Island Family Activities
Happy Valley Adventures - Nelson
So much family fun all in one place. You can start with the Maori Culture Tour or the Quad Bikes. Move to the Flying Fox or Skywire chair if you dare. There is also the all terrain thrill ride the Amphi Argo.
International Antarctic Centre – Christchurch
A real taste of life in the Antarctic from snow and ice, experiencing a storm, investigating Scott Base and of course meeting the animals including the little blue penguins.
Hanmer Springs Pools and Spa – Hanmer Springs
While Mum and Dad soothe tired muscles in the thermal hot pools the kids can play in the aqua play area and float down the lazy river.
Shantytown Heritage Park – West Coast
A look back into the West Coast heritage and life. Pan or gold, ride the old steam train, experience the old sawmill and loads of other fun family adventures.
Cadbury World - Dunedin
This is where the world famous chocolate gets made. Take the factory tour and taste magic along the way. Don’t miss the sensory lab and indulge in something special. Don’t forget to take some yummy goodness home.
Glowworm Caves - Te Anau
Take a boat trip deep underground into the limestone sculptured caves and see rivers and waterfalls while thousands of glow worms light the way.