Tots on tour
Entertain babies, toddlers and their older siblings at our top picks for kid-friendly attractions around New Zealand...
Zealandia: The Exhibition and Sanctuary Valley
Travel back 1000 years to a prehistoric New Zealand at the world's first fully fenced urban ecosanctuary. Realistic models of moa and Haast's eagles bring prehistoric giants of the bird world to life. Open 9am - 5pm.
This all-weather, family-friendly pool complex on the outskirts of Taupo is a hit with all ages. Indoor and outdoor thermally-heated pools with two toddler areas, two hydroslides, a tarzan swing, private thermal mineral pools, sauna and cafe. The family pass is $20 for two adults and three children! Open 6am-9pm.
Manukau Live Steamers
Your tiny train enthusiast will adore this minature ride-on steam, diesel and electric locomotives at Mangere's best kept secret. Open every Sunday, weather permitting. Check out their Facebook page (@ManukauLS) for details.
For more of our top picks, see our high summer issue!
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Your toddlers will have to put their thinking caps on for these fun activities that can be as simple or as challenging as you like.