At the top of the South Island, Nelson Tasman is bursting with beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, great weather, diverse activities, and a relaxed vibe. Discover our top picks for a 4 day itinerary of family fun.
Formed more than 540 million years ago and with a unique mix of Māori and European culture, New Zealand has a fascinating history and interesting indigenous flora and fauna. Across the country there are fantastic destinations with passionate people that are waiting to greet you and your family, to share their knowledge with you. Spring is a fantastic time of year to be exploring New Zealand. Before the busyness of summer, the spring welcomes you with milder temperatures, few queues, and quieter roads. And the beautiful clear light and spring flowers and growth make for some really special Insta-worthy photos!
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.
Whether you're craving seafood (kaimoana), a traditional hāngī, famous New Zealand lamb and wine, a great pie, or golden fish and chips, there are brilliant ways for you to enjoy NZ's food, beyond the dinner table.
The days are getting longer and the best weather is ahead of us, so now is the perfect time to get out and about with the family and experience some of New Zealand's most iconic spots and hidden gems.
The resort towns of Queenstown and Wānaka are year round destinations, synonymous with stunning scenery, picturesque lakes, fun and adventure. Find out our top picks for a 5 day holiday that you will never forget.
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.
Always thought you would love to try ziplining, jet boating, or another fun experience, but never quite got organised? Now is the perfect time for you and your family to give something new a try and step out of your comfort zone.try!
Holiday like a local! We asked Kidspot families to tell us what their favourite 'hidden gem' local attraction or experience is that you should definitely do next time you're in their neck of the woods.
Family holidays with under fives can be full of exploration, discovery, excitement, and fun! Check out our top picks for must-do attractions and experiences that are great for families with little kids.
From the first people to live in the Dunedin area, Kahui Tipua, around 1250 AD to sealers, whalers, and Scottish settlers, through to the modern-day students, all have contributed in creating a rich and varied history that can be explored on a Dunedin family holiday.
Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is an urban oasis with sparkling waters, lush landscapes and a big city vibe. Find out what to see and do in Auckland and make it your next family holiday destination whether you are visiting or having a staycation.
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.
Having a staycation is a great holiday option for families, enabling you to enjoy attractions and activities as a tourist while staying close to home. Now is a great time to share the discovery of something new in your local area and make lots of special memories as a family.