Canterbury Museum is a window into the wonders of New Zealand and has been operating and collecting treasures for 150 years. From moa to Antarctic penguins and intriguing artefacts... read more
No visit to Christchurch is complete without riding the gondola up the Port Hills to take in the spectacular panoramic views. From here you will see Lyttelton Harbour, the Southern... read more
- Email: email@example.com
- Web: www.christchurchattractions.nz/christchurch_gondola/
- Phone: 03 384 0310
- Location: 10 Bridle Path Road, Christchurch
Clip 'N Climb Christchurch
Theme park meets climbing wall! Designed for everyone, this is great fun for kids and adults alike. No experience necessary, just wear loose clothes and trainers, and tackle our 38... read more
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- Web: www.ymcachch.org.nz/fitness-and-climbing/clipnclimb/
- Phone: 03 377 3000
- Location: Cnr Waltham Road & Byron Street, Sydneham, Christchurch
Caddyshack City - the ultimate minigolf experience
Caddyshack City is a fantastic, themed indoor mini golf experience. It's mini golf with a difference, with heaps of special effects and intricate models to try to get your ball aro... read more
Air Force Museum Kids' Parties
At the Air Force Museum we can offer your child a unique and exciting birthday party to remember, with a range of fully-supervised aviation-themed activities guaranteed to keep act... read more
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- Web: www.airforcemuseum.co.nz/whats-on/what-to-do/birthday-parties/
- Phone: 03 343 9504
- Location: 45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram, Christchurch
Summer or winter, glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch as a skilled punter propels you through the picturesque Botanic Gardens. In spring and summer the sunbeams spa... read more
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Web: www.christchurchattractions.nz/avon-river-punting/
- Phone: 03 366 0337
- Location: 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch
YMCA Climbing Wall
The YMCA Christchurch Climbing Wall offers indoor climbing for all levels and ages. It's one of the largest walls in the South Island, with over 75 routes. The climbs range in diff... read more
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- Web: www.ymcachch.org.nz/fitness-and-climbing/adventurecentre/climbingwall/
- Phone: 03 377 3000
- Location: YMCA Adventure Centre, 239 Waltham Road, Christchurch
Two choices of outrageous fun on three wheels plus the new option of Human Foosball! Suitable for kids from 8 years and up, Velocity Karts offers wind-powered blokart land yachts ... read more
Learn to Surf
Taking a surf lesson, for adults and kids alike, is exhilarating, exciting and very rewarding - not to mention the enormous water-confidence and competence boost it will give you! ... read more
Take a walk in the treetops! This is an adventure park in the heart of the forest, testing your agility and balance in a safe and controlled, but of course, super-fun environment! ... read more
Orana Wildlife Park
Orana Wildlife Park is a must-do attraction in Christchurch. It is New Zealand’s only open-range zoo and is home to the country's only gorillas! Orana provides a range of exciting ... read more
Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
This is your guaranteed opportunity to see a real kiwi! This is a fantastic place for all the family as the range of experiences ensures there is something for everyone. For the li... read more
Christchurch's iconic attraction and kids go FREE!The Christchurch Tram will have you experience the heart of the city and exploring many must-see sites along the way of the tram r... read more
MoveX Christchurch - your home of bouncing good fun! Here at Flip Out we have a huge trampoline park that is awesome for the kids (and adults alike), come and try our main arena, k... read more
Ferrymead Golf - Mini Golf - Paintball - Kids Parties
Ferrymead Golf is your premier entertainment centre! Offering a range of enticing options for a fun family activity whether it be on the weekend, after school or during the school... read more
Pitter Patter Parties
Welcome to Pitter Patter children's parties for the Christchurch region. If your child loves to dance or even just have a wee boogie, book a Pitter Patter Party host for your chil... read more
Melanie Poppins is a children's party entertainer based in Christchurch that offers Magic Shows, Kids Parties, Weddings, Facepainting and Balloon Animals. A great selection of options available for all your party needs!read more
- Phone: 021 317 155
- Location: Merivale, Christchurch
The Imagination Station is a charity run, not-for-profit play and education centre with a whole lot of Lego! We provide a play area for children and adults that is FREE to access (... read more
Christchurch School of Gymnastics
Choose us for an original, fun, active, enjoyable and healthy birthday party alternative.read more
Jump in a sponge pit, swing on bars and rings, bounce on international standard trampolines, balance and move along on the beams, roll down slopes or try other tricky stuff with our qualified coaches.
- Location: 191 Travis Road, Christchurch
Virginie is a French Face Painter and Balloon Artist with many years experience twisting balloons - modeling all sorts of creations for all events from birthday parties, to family gatherings, anniversaries, festivals, carnivals, promotional events, wedding and markets. Located in Darfield near Christchurch, but she is able to travel to surrounding areas. Contact Virginie for more information.read more
- Phone: 0273 202 304
- Location: Darfield, Canterbury
The Little Carousel
We specialize in children’s birthday parties and love watching the magic of parties come alive!read more
Whether you want a custom party or just to pick up one of our themed party boxes we are here to help.
Party themes include Construction, Pirate, Under the Sea, Wild West, Woodland and Woodland Fairy.
- Phone: 021 065 3321
Beyond the Faerie Tree
"Magical fairy folk, available to bring magic, fun and enchantment to children’s birthday parties and celebrations. We love to spark children's imaginations and celebrate all things magical, creating the most precious of smiles on each little face we encounter on our fairy travels. We offer a range of magical birthday experiences, with options for storytelling, pixie dust, face painting, bubbles, treasures, dancing, fun and more!read more
- Phone: 027 455 2331
- Location: Christchurch
Pony Parties - Christchurch
We provide Pony Parties & Farmyard Party Packages for children's entertainment with a family focus, traveling to you anywhere in Christchurch, we also offer our exciting specially designed heated indoor party venue with ponies and an array farmyard animals to enjoy. Located in Motukarara (10mins from Halswell) your child's private party includes lots of exciting activities such as: pony riding, bottle feeding the lamb, unlimited interaction with the farmyard animals, chicken egg hunt, quad bike rides, fully catered party food.... and so much more indoor & outdoor fun to be had on our farm.read more
- Phone: 03 329 7266
- Location: 127 Park Rd, Motukarara, Christchurch
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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.