Family-size SUVs are perfect for New Zealand road trips, so it’s no surprise that they top the list of best-selling new vehicles on the road today. If North Island and South Island getaways are your thing, a family SUV can accommodate everyone and all your gear for on-road and AWD adventures.
A family getaway in a motorhome can be one of the most memorable experiences parents can give their children. When going on a trip, remember that they have needs you must address to ensure they are comfortable while travelling, but there are also lots of ways to entertain the kids while on the road to avoid fussiness and stress. If you're planning to go on an adventure, here are tips to help you make a motorhome road trip enjoyable for your children.
If you’re looking for some family road trip ideas in New Zealand, we’ve got you covered. Whether your crew is full of adrenaline-seekers or you need some serious R&R, there is plenty to see and do. But the key to any great road trip is the ride.
Spring is a great time to get out and about in New Zealand, try new things, share adventures, and make lots of special memories as a family. So why not discover a new passion with our guide to spring activities that you can try as a family.
Rotorua and Taupō are two of the favourite getaway spots for Kiwis with a multitude of thrilling adventures, fun activities, amazing geothermal attractions, cultural influences and water-based experiences. Discover all there is to see and do with our four day itinerary for family fun.
The Waikato region's rolling green hills, bush-clad mountains, and surf beaches are host to amazing attractions for families to enjoy. Whether you're exploring underground wonders, Middle-earth movie magic, Hamilton city or the mighty Waikato River, there's plenty on offer.
To celebrate the wonderfully nostalgic moments of Kiwi family holidays in years gone by, we asked Kidspot readers to share their favourite memories from their own childhood. And what a walk down memory lane it was! Your stories made us smile, laugh, shed a tear or two, and sweetly reminisce about our own holidays from when we were kids.
Northland's long summers and mild winters are ideal for family getaways. Jaw-dropping coastlines, stunning marine life, towering kauri forests, beautiful waterfalls, and stories of New Zealand's history combine to create an unforgettable holiday destination.
The combination of history, cultural heritage, forest and stunning coastal sights means that Northland has a great range of holiday options. To inspire your next holiday, we've curated 5 family escapes to showcase what Northland has to offer.
Thinking about where to go for your next family getaway? We asked parents about their favourite NZ holiday destinations. These family-endorsed places range from the well-known to unexpected gems. For some local inspiration, check out these amazing Aotearoa family holiday spots.
Throughout New Zealand there are wonderful things to see and do, so wherever you choose to base yourself for your holiday you're going to have plenty of options for your bucket list. To help you choose where you want to go (and what you can do when you get there), we've picked out our classic Kiwi holiday essentials for some of our favourite regions.
Aotearoa New Zealand's location, dramatic and varied landscape, unique native wildlife, and history of human settlement all combine to make the special place we live today. From the amazing geographic features and the spectacular night sky, through to early and modern explorers and current passions, all across the country there are experiences that are designed to share, delight, and educate you and your family about our special place in the world.
This great little country of ours has a fascinating a landscape, unique flora and fauna, plus a rich cultural heritage. Throughout Aotearoa there are a number of experiences designed to take you on a memorable journey of discovery about our place. Here are 10 fantastic places and activities that can educate and entertain your family.