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Orana Wildlife Park

Experience the ultimate animal adventure at Orana Wildlife Park. See NZ's only gorillas  and orang-utans! Hand feed giraffe, meet rhino up close, travel through the Lion Habitat. View kiwi, Tasmanian devils, cheetah, monkeys, meerkats and more. A fun, family activity.

Arion Farm Park

During the holidays you can visit Arion Farm Park to see, touch and feed a variety of farm animals (and even ride a pony).  We also run school holiday programmes where your child can be a farmer for a day!Our onsite Cafe serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice cream is also available. Open daily 10am to 3pm. $12.50 adults, children $6, under 2 free. Pony rides $4 and animal feed $2.

Nairn Street Cottage

One of the things you will notice about Wellington is its steep streets and sometimes ridiculously narrow roads where you wander how two cars could possibly pass. Nairn Street, a steep Wellington street, is the home to this beautiful 1892 cottage. Get a glimpse of life into three generations of one of Wellington’s original settlers; the Wallis Family. Hand carved furniture, a 1970’s Kenwood Mixer and ‘It’s in the Bag’ showing on the tiny B&W TV. Tours start on the hour and you can book ahead.

Whoa! Studios

Undoubtedly the most exciting new family destination in Auckland! We have a state of the art film studio specialising in live action, puppetry and miniatures, an urban park and playground & a modern family eatery all rolled in to one exciting destination.

Wellington Museum

Wellington Museum, a free Museum close to Lambton Quay, is filled with quirky and curious treasures that will excite and intrigue. Watch a miniature train, a time machine, see lions from Wellington Zoo, old phone systems, electrical currents, replica Crown Jewels, and the stories of Wellington across four floors and the Museum shop is one of the best tourist shops in town!

Gym Kids

Gym Zone is the home of Gym Kids and we run a great holiday programme at both our Ponsonby and Hobsonville locations to keep your children active and entertained during the school holidays.

Rainbow’s End Theme Park

It's fun on demand at Rainbow's End! With shows every day during the school holidays as well as over 20 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone. From family fun on the Log Flume, Karts and Bumper Boats to thrill rides like Stratosfear and Invader – it’s your fun and you can put it together any way you like!

Capital E

We’re an award-winning not-for-profit organisation based in Wellington, and our focus is young people and their creativity. In the school holidays, we offer different indoor and outdoor workshops that engage children’s bodies, minds and creative spirits. From mixed-media creations to multimedia digital projects we facilitate imaginative creative experiences for the tamariki and rangatahi of Wellington!

Brain Play

Brain Play is an innovative technology company that aims to introduce students aged 5 - 15 of all abilities, to technology fields such as coding/computer programming and robotics. Topics taught include JavaScript, Roblox Studio, web design, robotics, electronics, animation and more.

Brain Play

Brain Play is an innovative technology company that aims to introduce students aged 5 - 15 of all abilities, to technology fields such as coding/computer programming and robotics. Topics taught include JavaScript, Roblox Studio, web design, robotics, electronics, animation and more.

Enchanted Forest Mini Golf

Keep the kids occupied for hours these holidays at our 18 holes mini golf course that's built right inside a park! Right next to Countdown, with ample free parking, free entry to our gardens,  and free use of our BBQ and picnic area to relax in after your game, The Enchanted Forest Mini Golf is the perfect holiday fun!

Sky Tower

Every school holidays, the Sky Tower also puts on a fantastic school holiday programme for kids to enjoy (entry is included in the standard admission price). Previous programmes have featured spy and wild west themes. What will feature next?

Whoa! Studios

Undoubtedly the most exciting new family destination in Auckland! Our state of the art film studio specialising in live action, puppetry and miniatures. We produce new live shows throughout the year - there's always something new!

Stardome Observatory

Blast off to Stardome for a stellar day out! Watch a planetarium show in the 360-degree theatre and then check out the Space Gallery. Call us or visit our website to view the show schedule and book tickets. Out of this world fun for the whole family.

Discover Waitomo

The Waitomo region is home to unforgettable sightseeing attractions - the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Ruakuri and Aranui Cave, The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co., Te Puia geothermal area and the Hobbiton Movie Set.

Cable Car Museum

The cable car is a must-do in Wellington and if you are curious about how it works, take some time at the Cable Car Museum; the original winding house. You can see how the carriage mechanics work and can jump on an old carriage. The Museum is free and has one of the best tourist shops in town.