Top 10 Adventures Ideas For Dad

Stuck for a memorable Father’s Day present? We’ve curated a selection of amazing gifts so you’re sure to find something to suit every dad. Book a fun activity now or buy a gift voucher so he can enjoy it at a later date.

Note: We recommend checking with individual venues for available activities and opening dates and times.

Boulder Co

Boulder Co.

Looking for your next family adventure? Bouldering is rock climbing above crash pads, with no ropes or harness! Our brand-new, world-class facility, Boulder Co. is the largest indoor bouldering facility in the southern hemisphere and is suitable for all ages and abilities! With over 1000m2 of climbing wall, café, full fitness gym, and even a licenced bar, we have everything you need to have an exciting and fun day out.

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Hit the slopes at Snowplanet

Give Dad a go on the snow at New Zealand’s only indoor snow park.

Dad can have a blast on the snow getting his ski or boarding legs back or, if Dad is new to snow sports, book in a private lesson to get him off to a flying start or he can enjoy the snowtubing.

Take the family or give Dad some special time out.

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MOTAT Fathers Day

Ready for take-off? The MOTAT Aviation Hall is now open!

Alongside our extensive aviation collection, the Aviation Hall offers:
– digital storytelling of historical aviation footage and interviews
– 360 degree photography of collection cockpits
– amazing New Zealand Police helicopter interactive
– Solent and Sunderland Flying Boats and the Lancaster bomber

PLUS  a new 155 space carpark right outside the door, and heritage trams.

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Drive a Super Car

This is your opportunity to take the wheel & drive some of the greatest Exotic Supercars on the planet! They offer Track Drive Experiences around Hampton Downs Raceway in Auckland driving some of the greatest Exotic Supercars on the planet. Whether Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin or Lotus- your dream just became a reality.

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Tarantula experience

Get Up Close If You Dare – Tarantula Experience At Butterfly Creek

Treat dad to a unique and thrilling encounter with a tarantula at Butterfly Creek this Father’s Day.

  • have an up-close encounter with a tarantula

  • kids can make a bug or butterfly card

  • on site Café open with amazing hamburgers and cute butterfly and bug cupcakes

  • win amazing prizes – simply complete a bug or butterfly activity sheet

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Northern Rocks

Northern Rocks

Northern Rocks is a world class specialised bouldering facility that caters for the beginner to advanced climber. Enjoy a fun day out with a safe and easy form of climbing on shorter walls, without using ropes or belaying. Perfect for the whole family (from 7 years) or for Dad to have a go. Friendly staff are on hand to show newbies how to use the walls safely. Book a session or buy a gift card for some challenging fun!

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Adrenalin Forest

Adrenalin Forest – Auckland, Wellington, Bay of Plenty, and Christchurch

Variety of courses that take you from 1m off the ground up to 31m in the canopy. Each course has a range of various challenges that build in height and difficulty as you progress. They have bridges, Nets to cross, barrels, swings and of course the most fun of all… Flying Foxes.

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Get Dad locked in at Christchurch’s CodeBreakers

Dad and friends or family can go into one of the 5 differently themed rooms and room and use teamwork to find clues, solve puzzles, crack codes, and complete the mission before time runs out.

Enjoy food and drinks at the bar and don’t miss the immersive multiplayer VR Escape rooms plus the Pop Up Ping Pong!

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Fishing Charter

Bay of Islands Fishing Charter

Fishing charters for Snapper, Kingfish and Hapuka. Choose from half day, full day, and overnight fishing trips to choose from depending on the amount of time you want to spend on the water and the species you wish to target.

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Skydive Auckland

Skydive Auckland

Redefine freedom and escape reality at Skydive Auckland with the highest tandem skydive in New Zealand at a thrilling 20,000ft. Imagine the excitement of freefalling at a speed of 200+ km/hr with a spectacular and unique backdrop of both the east and west coasts of New Zealand. After freefall you will enjoy the serenity of a beautiful parachute ride and see stunning views in every direction.

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Is the Dad in your life up for an adventure? What would be his pick?

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