Rustic Cafe and Tapas Bar - Hanmer Springs
Spanish theme but with varied menu and children welcome. Popular for the fabulous tapas platters. Very filling and tasty meals and casual atmosphere. In and outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner and very central location.read more
Tea Kiosk Café & Grill - Hanmer Springs
Along with a superb main menu to choose from there’s a breakfast menu and one designed especially for the kids. There is also a range of snacks available to cater to those who want to hurry back to the fun and excitement of the pools as quickly as possible. There’s also a full range of hot and cold drinks, and a delicious selection of ice creams and ice blocks available too.read more
Fire & Ice Cafe - Hanmer Springs
Opposite the entrance to the Thermal Pools & Spa is the Fire & Ice Cafe. Serving a great selection of meals to choose from and their is a great kids playground onsite so you can sit back and relax whilst the kids are entertained.read more
Beach House Cafe - Kaikoura
The Beach House Cafe serves up home-made food with local produce, free range eggs and happy bacon. Great food service and coffee plus they have a children's room where they can be kept amused and entertained!read more
- Web: www.facebook.com/Beach-House-Cafe-Kaikoura-162210030573439/
- Phone: 03 319 6035
- Location: 39 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Allure Cafe - Kaikoura
Allure Cafe is favoured by locals and a great place to stop in with t he kids to select something yummy and tasty from their menu.read more
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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.